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Project Title: Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress

PIN: DELS-WSTB-13-04         

Major Unit:
Division on Earth and Life Studies

Sub Unit:
Board on Environmental Studies & Toxicology
Water Science and Technology Board

Johnson, Stephanie

Subject/Focus Area:
Environment and Environmental Studies

Independent Scientific Review of Everglades Restoration Progress
May 16, 2016 - May 17, 2016
Keck Center
500 5th Street, NW
Washington D.C. 20001

If you would like to attend the sessions of this meeting that are open
to the public or need more information please contact:

Contact Name: Brendan McGovern
Phone: 2023342496


Monday, May 16 Room TBD

CLOSED SESSION (Committee and Staff only)

8:30 – 10:45 a.m. Working session

OPEN SESSION (Members of the public welcome)

WebEx Instructions
Meeting information
Topic: CISRERP VI - Meeting #4 - Open Session
Date: Monday, May 16, 2016
Time: 11:00 am, Eastern Daylight Time (New York, GMT-04:00)
Meeting Number: 746 831 179
Meeting Password: everglades1
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11:00 a.m. Welcome and Introductions David Ashley, chair

11:10 a.m. (Tentative) Water System Operations: Existing System Constraints, Newly Explored Flexibilities, and Future Restoration Options
12:00 noon Lunch

1:00 p.m. Update on CERP and major non-CERP project status
Matt Morrison, SFWMD
Howie Gonzales, USACE

1:50 p.m. Overview of CERP and major non-CERP budgets, cost-sharing, and implications on pace of restoration progress
Karen Smith, USACE

2:10 p.m. USACE best practices for long-term restoration planning in the context of climate change
Kate White, USACE

2:30 p.m. Discussion on CERP planning in the context of climate change
Kate White, USACE
3:00 p.m. Break

3:15 p.m. CERP/USACE Modification Report process
Eric Bush, USACE (by phone)

3:40 p.m. Congressional perspectives on Everglades restoration progress
Abby Tinsley, Sen. Nelson’s Office

4:00 p.m. Panel discussion: Senior leadership perspectives on issues affecting restoration progress
Don Jodrey, DOI
Ernie Marks, SFWMD

5:00 p.m. Public Comment (with particular emphasis on issues of importance to be considered by CISRERP V)
(Members of the public interested in addressing the committee for 3-4 minutes
must sign up during the meeting before 4:45 p.m.)

5:15 p.m. Adjourn

Tuesday, May 17

CLOSED SESSION (Committee and Staff only)

8:00 – 3:30 p.m. Committee Work Session