IPCC

Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change

ITR

independent technical review

IWR

Institute for Water Resources


LCA

study Louisiana Comprehensive Coastwide Ecosystem Restoration Study

LERRDS

lands, easements, rights of way, relocations, and disposal areas


MR&T

Mississippi River and Tributaries

MOA

memorandum of agreement

MOU

memorandum of understanding

MRGO

Mississippi River Gulf Outlet

MSL

mean sea level


NED

national economic development

NEPA

National Environmental Policy Act

NER

national ecosystem restoration

NGO

nongovernmental organization

NMFS

National Marine Fisheries Service

NRC

National Research Council

NRCS

Natural Resources Conservation Service


O&M

operation and maintenance

OMB

Office of Management and Budget


P&G

Economic and Environmental Principles and Guidelines for Water and Related Land Resources Implementation Studies

P&S

Principles and Standards for Planning Water and Related Land Resources

PED

pre-construction engineering and design

PGN

Planning Guidance Notebook

PNW

Pacific Northwest

PPE

post-project evaluation

PSE&G

Public Service Electric and Gas Company

PSP

project study plan

PSW

Pacific Southwest


RSL

relative sea level

RSMP

Regional Sediment Management Program



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