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DECISION–MAKING CHRONOLOGY FOR THE LAKE PONTCHARTRAIN & VICINITY HURRICANE PROTECTION PROJECT

 

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Date

Reference

1970

(19700000) FY 1971 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection Projects (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 323 MB).

1970 October 20

(19701020) Letter from Jefferson Parish to MVN re Interim Protection Needs. Jefferson Parish Council. (pdf, 156 KB).

1970 November 5

(19701105) Letter from Louisiana Department of Public Works to MVN Requesting Interim Protection for Jefferson Parish. Louisiana Department of Public Works. (pdf, 110 KB).

1970 November 13

(19701113) Memo re Study on Benefits and Costs and Credits for Jefferson Parish Interim Protection and Preliminary Plan of Survey. USACE. (pdf, 415 KB).

1971

(19710000) FY 1972 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 322 KB).

1972 January 31

(19720131) FY 1973 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 610 KB).

1972 June

(19720600) Memos re Revised Standard Project Hurricane Criteria for the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. National Weather Service;USACE. (pdf, 4.8 MB).

1972 July 31

(19720731) Memos re Revised Standard Project Hurricane Criteria for the Atlantic and Gulf Coasts of the United States. National Weather Service; USACE. (pdf, 4.8 MB).

1972 September 8

(19720908) "Nature Changes from Moment to Moment" Report and Letter. Board of Levee Commissioners; Krebs, LaSalle, LeMieux Consultants, Inc.. (pdf, 4.3 MB).

1972 December 7

(19721207) Letter from Mayor of New Orleans to MVN re Securing Local Funding. USACE; Office of Mayor of New Orleans. (pdf, 81 KB).

1972 December 8

(19721208) Status Report on the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Project re Local funding; Letter from Governor of Louisiana; Article from The Times-Picayune. USACE; Governor of Louisiana; The Times-Picayune. (pdf, 226 KB).

1973

(19730000) FY 1974 Appropriation: Construction, General & Local Protection Projects (Flood Control) for the District of New Orleans, Lower Mississippi Division; Lake Pontchartrain & Vicinity, Louisiana (Hurricane Protection). USACE. (pdf, 493 KB).

1973

(19730000a) Letters re St. Charles Parish Levee Lakefront Feature Status & Frustration; Letters from U.S. Senator Long; G. Oubre; Louisiana Dept of Public Works; LA Wildlife and Fisheries Commission; St. Charles Parish Police Jury; USACE District Engineer. USACE; U.S. Senator Russell Long; George T. Oubre; State of Louisiana Department of Public Works; State of Louisiana Wildlife and Fisheries Commission; St. Charles Parish Police Jury; USACE District Engineer. (pdf, 475 KB).

1973 May 7

(19730507) Notice re Renaming of Sea Level Datum 1929 to National Geodetic Vertical Datum of 1929. National Vertical Control Net. (pdf, 51 KB).

1973 May 29

(19730529) Letter to MVD from Senator Long re Relocation of St. Charles Parish Levee; including letter from Mr. Charles Torres. Senator Russell B. Long; Mr. Charles Torres. (pdf, 195 KB).

1973 June 1

(19730601) MVN Reply to Senator Long re Relocating St. Charles Parish Levee. USACE. (pdf, 96 KB).

1973 September 5

(19730905) Letter re Barrier Model Demo. USACE. (pdf, 382 KB).

1974

(19740000) FY 1975 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 547 KB).

1974 March 7

(19740307) Public Law 93-251 re Local Unpaid Balances. U.S. Congress. (pdf, 218 KB).

1974 March 21

(19740321) Letter from St. Charles Parish Police Jury re Local Funding Status. St. Charles Parish Police Jury. (pdf, 47 KB).

1974 April 4

(19740404) Notice of Public Meeting for All Persons Interested in Construction of Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Levee. East St. Charles Improvement Association. (pdf, 85 KB).

1974 April 15

(19740415) St. Charles Parish Resolution for Protection. St. Charles Parish Police Jury. (pdf, 48 KB).

1974 August

(19740800) Final Environmental Statement, Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project. USACE. (pdf, 11.7 MB).

1975

(19750000) FY 1976 Appropriation: Construction General - Flood Control - Local Protection Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 555 KB).

1975 January 1

(19750101) Constitution of the State of Louisiana: Levee Funding. State of Louisiana. (pdf, 93 KB).

1975 February 22

(19750222) Public Hearing re The Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, and Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project. USACE. (pdf, 12.5 MB).

1975 October 1

(19751001) U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Ruling Against St. Charles Parish Levee. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. (pdf, 73 KB).

1975 October 3

(19751003) Letter from MVN to St. Bernard Parish re Costs for Borrow Pit. USACE. (pdf, 2.9 MB).

1976

(19760000) Questions by LMVD on Barrier Plan: Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 8.5 MB).

1976 January

(19760100) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana and Vicinity Status Report: St. Charles Parish Lakefront Levee. USACE. (pdf, 3.8 MB).

1976 January 21

(19760121) FY 1977 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 348 KB).

1976 January 30

(19760130) Letter from MVN to Sen Johnston re Betterment in St. Bernard. USACE. (pdf, 180 KB).

1976 February 4

(19760204) Save Our Wetlands Inc (SOWL) vs Rush: Request to Amend Complaint. United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans Division. (pdf, 287 KB).

1976 March 8

(19760308) Save Our Wetlands Inc (SOWL) vs Rush: Request For Admission under rule 36. United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana, New Orleans Division. (pdf, 358 KB).

1976 March 19

(19760319) Internal Correspondence re Save Our Wetlands, Inc. (SOWL) v. Early Rush, et al. Request for Admission. USACE. (pdf, 129 KB).

1976 April 5

(19760405) David P Levy Enterprises Objections to Barrier Plan. David P. Levy Enterprises. (pdf, 6.0 MB).

1976 April 6

(19760406) Memo of Meeting with Opponents of Barrier Plan: Lake Pontchatrain, Louisiana, & Vicinity Hurricane Protection Project. USACE. (pdf, 5.4 MB).

1976 April 19

(19760419) Letter from Mayor of New Orleans to MVN re New Orleans Wetlands Acquisition Plan. Mayor Moon Landrieu. (pdf, 115 KB).

1976 May 19

(19760519) Reply from MVN to Mayor of New Orleans re New Orleans Wetlands Acquisition Plan. USACE. (pdf, 218 KB).

1976 May 27

(19760527) Letter from City of New Orleans Planning Commission to U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service re Environmental Impacts in Money Terms. Office of the Mayor, City of New Orleans. (pdf, 88 KB).

1976 July 15

(19760715) Letter from U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service to City of New Orleans Planning Commission re Environmental Impacts in Money Terms. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. (pdf, 646 KB).

1976 July 18

(19760718) The Times-Picayune Article "'Critical Paths' Are Those Which Cause Most Problems" re Standard Project Hurricane critical paths.. The Times-Picayune. (pdf, 1.3 MB).

1976 July 19

(19760719) Letter from New Orleans Office of the Mayor to MVN re New Orleans Wetlands Acquisition Plan. New Orleans Office of the Mayor. (pdf, 226 KB).

1976 July 21

(19760721) Letter from Congressman Hebert to MVN re New Orleans Wetlands Acquisition Plan. Congressman F. Edw. Hebert. (pdf, 261 KB).

1976 July 23

(19760723) Letter from MVN to Congressman Hebert re New Orleans Wetlands Acquisition Plan. USACE. (pdf, 234 KB).

1976 August 11

(19760811) MVN Memo re Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Environmental Mitigation Study. USACE. (pdf, 278 KB).

1976 August 31

(19760831) GAO Report to the Congress: Cost, Schedule, And Performance Problems of the Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity, Louisiana, Hurricane Protection Project. Comptroller General of the United States. (pdf, 1.0 MB).

1976 December 23

(19761223) District Engineer Response to Environmental Defense Fund Letter re Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project. USACE. (pdf, 703 KB).

1977 January 1

(19770101) Data for Testifying Officers on FY 1978 Civil Works Budget; Lake Pontchartrain, LA and Vicinity. USACE, New Orleans District. (pdf, 4.8 MB).

1977 January 17

(19770117) FY 1978 Appropriation: Construction General - Local Protection (Flood Control) for the District of New Orleans, Lower Mississippi Valley Division; Lake Pontchartrain & Vicinity, Louisiana (Hurricane Protection). USACE. (pdf, 367 KB).

1977 February 27

(19770227) Letters from Congressman Scogin to MVN against barrier plan; Reply from COL Early Rush III, USACE. Edward C. Scogin, Louisiana House of Representatives; COL Early Rush III, USACE. (pdf, 3.0 MB).

1977 April 1

(19770401) Memo re St. Tammy Parish Police Jury v. Clifford L. Alexander, Colonel Early Rush. United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. (pdf, 321 KB).

1977 July

(19770700) Lake Pontchartrain, Louisiana, and Vicinity Fact Sheet. USACE. (pdf, 570 KB).

1977 July 14

(19770714) The Times-Picayune Editorial "Hold Off on Barriers". The Times-Picayune. (pdf, 1.5 MB).

1977 July 15

(19770715) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity, Justification of Additional Engineering and Design (E&D) and Supervision and Administration (S&A) Funds. USACE. (pdf, 571 KB).

1977 July 18

(19770718) Letter from Col Rush to The Times-Picayune re The Times-Picayune editorial. USACE. (pdf, 692 KB).

1977 August 19

(19770819) Memo re Outfall Canal Alternatives. USACE. (pdf, 271 KB).

1977 September 16

(19770916) Memo re Soil Geodetic Research: Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity, Orleans Parish Lakefront Levees, Outfall Canals, GDM No. 2, Supplement No. 5C. USACE. (pdf, 26 KB).

1977 October 21

(19771021) Memo from MVD to MVN re Work Stoppage. USACE. (pdf, 37 KB).

1977 October 28

(19771028) Excerpt of proceedings with resolutions against 1 year moratorium by the Board of Commissioners of the Orleans Levee District and the Lake Borgne Basin Levee District. Orleans Levee District; Lake Borgne Basin Levee District. (pdf, 2.4 MB).

1977 November 23

(19771123) Sewage & Water Board Letter re Support for Barrier Plan and Need for Canal Protection. Sewage & Water Board of New Orleans. (pdf, 4.1 MB).

1977 November 30

(19771130) Questions and Answers re LPVHPP by Orleans Levee District Board. Orleans Levee District. (pdf, 5.8 MB).

1977 December 30

(19771230) Save Our Wetlands Inc, et. al. v. Early J. Rush III et. al. Injunction Order. United States District Court, Eastern District of Louisiana. (pdf, 5.6 MB).

1978

(19780000) WIFM Numerical Model Study. . (pdf, 156 KB).

1978 January 4

(19780104) Letter re Orleans Levee District Cost Concerns Following 1978 Injunction. Orleans Levee District Board of Levee Commissioners. (pdf, 1.5 MB).

1978 January 23

(19780123) FY 1979 Appropriation Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 334 KB).

1978 January 27

(19780127) Letter from MVN to Congressman Livingston re Construction Schedule. USACE. (pdf, 2.5 MB).

1978 February 15

(19780215) Letter from Congressman Livingston to Director of Civil Works Protesting Delays. U.S. House of Representatives. (pdf, 484 KB).

1978 March 3

(19780303) The Times-Picayune article "Second Look at Projects" after 1978 Congressional Hearing in New Orleans.. The Times-Picayune, Cornelia Carrier. (pdf, 1.1 MB).

1978 March 9

(19780309) Correspondence re Senator Johnston Against Barriers. David P. Levy Enterprises; Senator Johnston. (pdf, 1.9 MB).

1978 March 15

(19780315) Letter from Congressman Livingston post 1978 Hearing Questions. Congressman Robert L. Livingston. (pdf, 1.3 MB).

1978 April 4

(19780404) Letter from Chatry on Standard Project Hurricane and High Level Plan. USACE. (pdf, 1.3 MB).

1978 April 24

(19780424) MVD approves MVN Restudy and Revision Schedule. USACE. (pdf, 249 KB).

1978 May 16

(19780516) MVD Internal Note on Review of Restudy and Revision of EIS for Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity Project. USACE. (pdf, 94 KB).

1978 June

(19780600) MVD Note on Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project Level of Protection. USACE. (pdf, 237 KB).

1978 June 8

(19780608) Telephone Record of Louisiana Governor Call to MVD re Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project Level of Protection. USACE. (pdf, 139 KB).

1978 June 8

(19780608a) The Times-Picayune Articles re Louisiana Governor Drops Barrier Support: "Barrier Cut from Lake Storm Plan" and "Pontchartrain Hurricane Barrier Proposal Scrapped by Engineers". The Times-Picayune; Ed Anderson; Larry Ciko. (pdf, 242 KB).

1978 July 7

(19780707) Lake Pontchartrain Hurricane Protection Project: Materials Preparatory to 7 July 1978 Meeting with Governor Edwards et al. USACE. (pdf, 1.5 MB).

1978 August 22

(19780822) MVN Memo on Barrier Model Studies. USACE. (pdf, 139 KB).

1978 August 22

(19780822a) Memo re Level of Protection without Barriers. USACE. (pdf, 428 KB).

1978 September 11

(19780911) Memo from MVD to MVN on Economic Reanalysis. USACE. (pdf, 55 KB).

1978 October 31

(19781031) Engineer Technical Letter No. 1110-1-97: Engineering and Design Change in Name of National Vertical Control net. USACE. (pdf, 116 KB).

1978 November

(19781100) Memos re National Weather Service Revised Hurricane Windfields. USACE; National Weather Service. (pdf, 6.2 MB).

1978 November 16

(19781116) Memo re Preliminary Alternatives for Outfall Canals. USACE. (pdf, 55 KB).

1979 January

(19790100) Report to U.S. Water Resources Council: Federal Agency Procedures for Project Design Flood Determination. U.S. Water Resources Council. (pdf, 808 KB).

1979 January 22

(19790122) FY 1980 Appropriation: Construction, General - Local Protection (Flood Control) Lake Pontchartrain and Vicinity. USACE. (pdf, 371 KB).

1979 February 9

(19790209) Division Forwards: Change in Name of National Vertical Control Net. USACE. (pdf, 100 KB).

1979 September

(19790900) NOAA Technical Report NWS 23: Meteorological Criteria for Standard Project Hurricane and Probable Maximum Hurricane Windfields, Gulf and East Coasts of the United States. NOAA, National Weather Service. (pdf, 28.2 MB).

1979 November 28

(19791128) Design Memo notes re Meeting on Canal Alternatives. USACE. (pdf, 613 KB).

   

 

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