LSLCTT

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Local Sponsor, Local Consultant, Technical Team

Local Sponsor

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Synonymous with "non-Federal sponsor" or "non-Federal interest", the preferred term being "non-Federal sponsor" by the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). The USACE defines the "non-Federal sponsor" as a…

LiDAR

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Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is a remote sensing technology that collects 3-dimensional point clouds of the Earth’s surface. The technology is used for a wide range of applications including…

Locally Preferred Plan (LPP)

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The LPP is the plan that, in the opinion of the non-Federal sponsors, best met the needs of the local community. The LPP was presented as the ND20K Diversion in…

Level I Species

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Species having a high level of conservation priority because of declining status either in North Dakota or across their range; or a high rate of occurrence in North Dakota constituting…

Levee

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An embankment or structure used to prevent flood waters from affecting a specific location. (http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/levee)

Letter of Map Revision (LOMR)

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An official amendment to the currently effective Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) map. It is issued by FEMA and changes flood zones, delineations and elevations. (https://www.fema.gov/letter-map-revision)

Less than Significant Effect

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An effect that is predicted to be below an identified threshold and/or an effect that was determined by the lead agencies to not have a magnitude that is great based…

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