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FEMA Section 106 Notices for Louisiana
Comment on "Public Notice Regarding Historic Review of Privately-Owned Residential Buildings Proposed for Demolition in Orleans Parish, Louisiana - (2) Buildings Eligible for the National Register (Seeking Public Comment on Alternatives to Demolition)"
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Name: Matt McBride
City: not provided
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All properties
Comments: The city of New Orleans has used this list as a template for their demolition permitting over the past three weeks.

From September 16th (a week before this list was publicly disseminated) through October 3rd, they have issued active demolition permits to their demolition contractor, DRC, on 124 of the 195 addresses on this list. None of the properties have yet been demolished, but this is very risky behavior by the city. Why not simply allow the Section 106 process to play out completely before rushing ahead with permitting?