COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 21-Oct-2019

Eden Isles East Marsh Restoration DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT DATA

PROJECT: Eden Isles East Marsh Restoration DEAUTHORIZED
PRIORITY LIST: 4 PROJECT NO: 0454 CWPPRA NO: PPO-4 DNR NO: PO-21
PROJECT TYPE: Hydrologic Restoration NET ACRES BENEFITTED:
REGION: 1 BASIN: Pontchartrain PARISH: St. Tammany
LEAD AGENCY: NMFS
LOCAL SPONSOR: DEPT. OF NATURAL RESOURCES, STATE OF LA

MILESTONES:

CSA EXECUTION:    
DESIGN COMPLETION:    
CONSTRUCTION START:    
CONSTRUCTION COMPLETION:    
ESCROW AMENDMENT1/16/1998 No:
MONITORING PLAN APPROVAL:    
O and M PLAN APPROVAL:    
DEAUTHORIZATION DATE: 16-Jan-1998      
CASH FLOW PROECTS:        
Phase 1 Approval: 12/16/1994 ( Actual )    
Phase 2 Approval:    

LEGISLATIVE DISTRICTS:

CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT: 1 Steve Scalise
STATE SENATE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available
STATE HOUSE DISTRICT: 999 Not Available

Point of Contact:

DEPT. OF COMMERCE
NATIONAL MARINE FISHERIES SERVICE

Cecelia Linder
Program Manager
1315 East West Hwy
SSMC3 F/HC3
Silver Spring, MD 20910
PHONES:  
Office: (301) 713-0174 X162
Fax: (301) 713-0184

COASTAL WETLANDS PLANNING, PROTECTION AND RESTORATION ACT

PROJECT STATUS REPORT as of 21-Oct-2019

Eden Isles East Marsh Restoration DEAUTHORIZED

PROJECT LOCATION:

PROJECT DESCRIPTION:

The project is to restore 2,536 acres of drained fastlands to wetlands by purchasing the property, manipulating the pump so that a large portion of the area would be flooded, and then actively managing water levels to maximize marsh creation

PROJECT STATUS: (Project Status Last Updated: 1-Jan-1990 )

NMFS letter of September 8, 1997 requested the CWPPRA Task Force to move forward with deauthorization of this project. Bids were placed twice to acquire the land; both times they were rejected due to higher bids by private developers. Project deauthorized at January 16, 1998 Task Force meeting.

Deauthorized.

FUND STATUS:

The current project estimate is $39,025 , which includes $36,078 for construction first costs, and $2,947 and $0 for 20 years of monitoring and operations and maintenance, respectively.

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