Central Everglades Planning Project Meetings



9 Sept 2014 | The State, Agency and Public Review of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) Final Project Implementation Report and Environmental Impact Statement (FPIR/ESI) has been extended by 25 days through October 3, 2014. All comments need to be submitted by midnight on October 3, 2014.


8 Aug 2014 | Final Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)


22 Apr 2014 | View documents from the April 22 Civil Works Review Board (159kb, PDF)


8 Oct 2013 | CEPP Public Meeting Transcripts

25 Sep 2013 - Meeting Transcript (182 kb, PDF)

19 Sep 2013 - Meeting Transcript (468 kb, PDF)

18 Sep 2013 - Meeting Transcript (403 kb, PDF)

17 Sep 2013 - Meeting Transcript (2 mb, PDF)

16 Sep 2013 - Meeting Transcript (288 kb, PDF)


19 Sep 2013 | CEPP Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) Overview

TSP Presentation (1.6 mb, PDF)


Central Everglades Planning Project Public Meeting Series: PENDING

8 Jul 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

1 Jul 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

14 Jun 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

10 May 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

2 Apr 2013 CANCELLED - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

20 Mar 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

5 Mar 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

25 Feb 2013 - South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

13 Feb 2013 - South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

23-24 Jan 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

15 Jan 2013 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)

19 Dec 2012 - CERP Projec t Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


18 Dec 2012 - CEPP Public Meeting Series: Coconut Creek, FL


13 Dec 2012 - CEPP Public Meeting Series: Stuart, FL


12 Dec 2012 - CEPP Public Meeting Series: Clewiston, FL


11 Dec 2012 - CEPP Public Meeting Series: Homestead, FL


10 Dec 2012 - CEPP Public Meeting Series: Fort Myers, FL


5 Dec 2012 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


19 Nov 2012 - SFRESTORE Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


16 Nov 2012 - CERP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


15 Oct 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


24 Oct 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


25 Oct 2012 - SFRESTORE Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


4-5 Sep 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


26 SEP 2012 - SFRESTORE Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP)


1 Oct 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


30 Aug 2012 - SFRESTORE Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the CEPP - Doral, FL


29 Aug 2012 - SFRESTORE Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the CEPP - West Palm Beach, FL


28-29 Aug 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


14 Aug 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


31 Jul 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


2-3 Jul 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


26 Jun 2012 - South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) - Jensen Beach, FL


11 Jun 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


31 May 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


14 May 2012 - CEPP Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting


15 May 2012 - South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force Working Group-sponsored Public Workshop for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) - West Palm Beach, FL


18 Apr 2012 - CEPP PDT Meeting


17 Apr 2012 - CEPP Public Workshop - Coral Springs


26 Mar 2012 - CERP PDT Meeting for CEPP


9 Mar 2012 - SFRESTORE Public Workshop for CEPP


1 Mar 2012 - CEPP PDT Meeting


1 Mar 2012 - CEPP Public Workshop - West Palm Beach, FL


13-14 Feb 2012 - SCG CEPP Public Workshop - West Palm Beach, FL


31 Jan 2012 - CEPP PDT Meeing


25 Jan 2012 - CEPP Public Workshop - West Palm Beach, FL


16 Dec 2011 - CEPP Public Workshop - West Palm Beach, FL


16 Dec 2011 - CEPP CERP PDT - West Palm Beach, FL


15 Dec 2011 - CEPP Draft EIS Public Meeting - Clewiston, FL


14 Dec 2011 - CEPP Draft EIS Public Meeting - Plantation, FL


30 Nov 2011 - Central Everglades Planning Project Workshop

18 Sep 2013 | CEPP Tentatively Selected Plan
View or download the handout of the CEPP Tentatively Selected Plan (2.2 mb, PDF)

CEPP Tentatively Selected Plan


Final Integrated Project Implementation Report
(PIR) and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)


8 Aug 2014| PIR-EIS for CEPP

The Final Integrated Project Implementation Report and Environmental Impact Statement is now available. For further information on this statement, please contact:

Dr. Gretchen Ehlinger
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
P.O. Box 4970
Jacksonville, FL 32232-0019
Telephone: 904-232-1682
E-mail:ceppcomments@usace.army.mil


Send your comments by: September 8, 2014

View the CEPP Final PIR-EIS Main Report (16 mb, PDF)


View Appendix A - Engineering Appendix with Annexes (375 mb, PDF)


View Appendix B - Cost Engineering (19 mb, PDF)


View Appendix C - Environmental and Cultural Resources (146 mb, PDF)


View Appendix D - Real Estate (2.1 mb, PDF)


View Appendix E - Plan Formulation (5.5 mb, PDF)


View Appendix F - Recreation Resources (1.3 mb, PDF)


View Appendix G - Benefit Model (8.9 mb, PDF)


View Annex A - Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act and Endangered Species Act Compliance (86 mb, PDF)


View Annex B - Analysis Required by WRDA 2000 and Florida State Law (13 mb, PDF)


View Annex C - Draft Project Operating Manual (2.9 mb, PDF)


View Annex D - Adaptive Management and Monitoring Plans (10 mb, PDF)


View Annex E - RECOVER Reviews (8.2 mb, PDF)


View Annex F - Water Quality Phosphorus Assessment in WCA-3 and ENP (2.4 mb, PDF)


View Annex G - Invasive and Nuisance Species Management Plan (2.2 mb, PDF)


View Annex H - HTRW (9.7 mb, PDF)


View Annex I - Sea Level Rise Assessment (3.3 mb, PDF)


View Proposed Report of Chief of Engineers (0.4 mb, PDF)


28 Aug 2013 | Draft PIR/EIS for CEPP
The draft report for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) is now available online for public review The deadline to submit comments on the draft report has been extended.  Public and agency comments will be accpeted through Nov. 1, 2013. View the report here.

8 Feb 2012| Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is developing a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Central Everglades Planning Project.


View written public comments (6.3 mb, PDF)


View the transcript from the 14 Dec 2011 public scoping meeting (96 kb, PDF)


View the transcript from the 15 Dec 2011 public scoping meeting (49 kb, PDF)


View comment response matrix (214 kb, PDF) (posted 1 Mar 2012)

Dec 2011 | Notice of Intent
View a PDF of the Notice of Intent for the CEPP Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) which was published in the Federal Register on December 2, 2011.


Related Links


View or download the Regional Simulation Model (RSM): Hydrologic Modeling Data for the CEPP Draft EIS


Submit Comments

Questions and comments regarding the Central Everglades Planning Project
can be submitted to:

CEPPComments@usace.army.mil


Other CEPP News:

Dec 2011 | CEPP Scoping Presentation

presentation
National Environmental Policy Act Scoping Meeting Presentation

(1.7 mb, PDF)

Presented by Kim Taplin and Gina Paduano Ralph at the CEPP Public Meetings held in December 2011.

In October 2011, the intergovernmental South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force endorsed a state-federal initiative to speed up planning for key restoration projects in the heart of America’s Everglades. Now under way, the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) has set a goal to deliver a finalized plan, known as a Project Implementation Report, for a suite of restoration projects in the central Everglades to prepare for congressional authorization as part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP).


The Central Everglades Planning Project will identify and plan for projects on land already in public ownership to allow more water to be directed south to the central Everglades, Everglades National Park and Florida Bay.


The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is leading this planning effort in partnership with the South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), which is fully integrated in the technical planning process.


The project incorporates updated science and technical information gained over the last decade to identify a recommended plan and prepare a PIR for congressional authorization of the next generation of CERP projects. The pilot planning study process uses clearly defined decision points to make the process more predictable and more efficient, while reducing the current planning study process timeline.

Public participation is a major component of this planning effort. A number of public workshops were sponsored by the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force's Working Group, to receive input from the public and keep them informed and engaged as active participants. These workshops reported the Task Force's feedback to the USACE and SFWMD during the Central Everglades Planning Project. Information on these public workshops and related documents are available on the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force website.

The USACE and SFWMD are the principal Federal and Non-Federal sponsors for the CERP, and other environmental restoration efforts. Together, they held Project Delivery Team (PDT) meetings for the Central Everglades Planning Project in parallel with the South Florida Ecosystem Restoration Task Force's Working Group-sponsored public workshops. PDT meetings enable federal, state and local agencies and tribal governments to provide their input into the Central Everglades Planning Project.

 


Project Details:

Project Sponsor:

South Florida Water Management District

Project Schedule:

For scheduling information regarding this project, please see the CEPP Study Process diagram.

Project Phase:

Planning Phase

Design Agreement:

12 May 2000

CERP Component Designation:

Will consider only: G, QQ, SS, AA, BB, U, V, FF and H

Project Cooperation Agreement:

 

Authorization:

Not Authorized

 

Project Contacts

Donna George
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
donna.s.george@usace.army.mil

Matt Morrison
South Florida Water Management District
mjmorris@sfwmd.gov

Related Links & Project Documents:

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