Resource Protection:

Corps' Permitting of Louisville Floating Restaurant

RCED-88-74BR: Published: Jan 19, 1988. Publicly Released: Feb 8, 1988.

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In response to a congressional request, GAO reviewed the Army's decisionmaking process in issuing a permit for a floating restaurant to determine if local development interests unduly influenced the decision to the detriment of navigation safety.

GAO found that the Army: (1) followed its normal decisionmaking procedures in reviewing the permit application; (2) assessed all the pertinent issues concerning navigation safety and commercial development interests in its required public interest review; and (3) followed its own guidelines in delegating authority to the district engineer for the permit decision. GAO also found that: (1) those agencies with jurisdictional interest in the restaurant were aware of the permit application; and (2) the Coast Guard determined that the restaurant would not present an unreasonable hazard.

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