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The Chief of Engineers' response to the independent panel's peer review report is currently under development, and will be posted and distributed within 10 days of completion and signature.

 Final IEPR Report

IEPR PCX Feb. 18, 2020


This study effort is being investigated under the authority of United States House of Representatives 105th Congress, resolution docket 2554, dated May 6, 1998 and the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018, H. R. 1892—13, TITLE IV, CORPS OF ENGINEERS—CIVIL, DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY, INVESTIGATIONS

Problem Statement
This study will investigate coastal storm damage risk from tidal surges, storm surges, and associated heavy rainfall. Headwater flooding from rainfall is intensified by tidal events resulting in flood damages to industrial, commercial, and agricultural facilities as well as residential structures.


  • Reduce the risk to human life, health, and safety by reducing flood impacts to structures, evacuation routes, and critical infrastructure
  • Reduce risks to economic impacts due to storm inundation in basin
  • Increase community resiliency before, during, and after significant tropical rainfall events


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Danielle Keller
Room 335
7400 Leake Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70118

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Status update: The State and Agency Review by pertinent agencies is required by Executive Order 12372, Public Law 78-534, as amended, and Public Law 85-624.  This is a 30-day review.  Formal letters have been sent inviting pertinent agencies to review the Draft Chief’s Report and Final Feasibility Report.  Please note, this is not the Final NEPA (National Environmental Policy Act) Review.  The Final NEPA Review will be conducted in the near future and notification of the Final NEPA Review files will be published in the Federal Register.