The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will host public scoping meetings for the Lower Mississippi River Comprehensive Management Study (LMR Comp) at venues throughout the study area between Feb. 27 and March 11.
The LMR Comp is a five-year, $25 million mega-study that will deliver recommendations for effective and practical management of the Mississippi River from Cape Girardeau, Missouri, to the Gulf of Mexico. Because of the size and scope of the study, active participation and collaboration from the public and stakeholders throughout the five-year endeavor will be critical to identifying practical and sustainable recommendations for successful management of the river.
The Memphis District will host and invites the public to the below meetings in their area of responsibility:
Tuesday Feb 27: Memphis, Tennessee
Wednesday, Feb. 28: Dyersburg, Tennessee
Thursday, Mar. 7: Helena, Arkansas
The news release includes additional details, times, and location information for each of the above meetings, as well as several more meetings to be hosted outside of the Memphis AOR. The public is invited to attend any and all meetings listed within the release.