Environmental Assessment for Housing Authority of New Orleans St. Bernard III, Orleans Parish, Louisiana (August 2011)
The purpose of the EA was to analyze the potential environmental impacts associated with the redevelopment of residential housing on the subject property and to determine whether to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) or Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI). The proposed action is to provide needed replacement housing for low-income senior residents for the City of New Orleans. In accordance with the environmental review guidelines of the Council of Environmental Quality found at 40 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) Part 1500, and with the use of the implementing environmental review procedures of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) found at 40 CFR Part 6, the HUD performed an environmental review and prepared an Environmental Assessment (EA). The purpose of the EA was to analyze the potential environmental impacts associated.