Executive Order 11988

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Executive Order 11988 requires federal agencies to avoid to the extent possible the long and short-term adverse impacts associated with occupancy and modification of flood plains and to avoid direct…

Executive Director

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Diversion Authority Staff member that was hired by the board to oversee the Project

ESA

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Endangered Species Act

EPA

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Environmental Protection Agency

EIS

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Environmental Impact Statement

EHS

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Environmental Health and Safety

EAW

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Environmental Assessment Worksheet

Excavated Material Berms (EMB)

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A small hill or mound of dirt or sand created from earthen material that was excavated for creation of the diversion channel.

Energy Dissipation Chambers

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A device constructed in a waterway to reduce the kinetic energy of fast flowing water. (Technical Manual: Outlet Works Energy Dissipaters: Best Practices for Design, Construction, Problem Identification and Evaluation,…

Embankment

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A mound or earthen material, typically created from placement and compaction of soil, sand, clay and/or rock, to form a barrier to water seepage. Embankments can be used to form…

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