Environmental Assessment for LOOP Security Command Center Expansion, Lafourche Parish, Louisiana (March 2013)
The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has applied for Port Security Grant Program funding under application number 2009-PU-T9-K023 (04) (5637). The purpose of this program is to provide for activities which help to enhance the security and safety of ports in the United States. The Greater Lafourche Port Commission has indicated that it needs additional space to manage transportation security incidents that might occur at any of the LOOP Deepwater Port Complex facilities. In accordance with 44 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), Subpart B, Agency Implementing Procedures, §10.9, a Programmatic Environmental Assessment (PEA) for Grant Programs Directorate Programs was prepared and a Finding of No Significant Impacts (FONSI) was issued in July 2010 (Appendix B), pursuant to Section 102 of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the regulations promulgated by the President’s Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ; 40 CFR Parts 1500-1508). This Tiered Site-Specific Environmental Assessment (SEA) is being prepared in accordance with the July 2010 PEA.