US Army Corps of Engineers
New York District

Byram River Basin Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study

An Independent External Peer Review (IEPR) was completed of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report & Environmental Impact Statement (DIFR/EIS) for the Westchester County Streams , Byram River Basin, Connecticut and New York, Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study, Fairfield County, Connecticut, and Westchester County, New York (hereinafter: Byram River Basin IEPR).

Please click here for the IEPR Report

 

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) New York District (District), has released the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Westchester County Streams, Byram River Basin, Fairfield County, Connecticut and Westchester County, New York, and it is available for a 45-day public review ending 20 August 2018. 

 

This Draft Integrated FR/EIS has been prepared to document the formulation and evaluation of plans to address flood risk management in the Byram River Basin and the significance of potential environmental impacts of the Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) recommended in the report.The report and associated documents are available below.

General questions regarding the Byram River Flood Risk Management Study can be directed to:

Ms. Rifat Salim
Project Manager
PH: 917-790-8215.

Rifat.Salim@usace.army.mil

Written comments on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement should be submitted to:

 

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District

Planning Division- Environmental Branch (Attn: Ms. Kimberly Rightler)

Jacob J. Javits Federal Building

26 Federal Plaza

New York, New York 10278-0090

 

Public comments can also be submitted via email to: byram.river@usace.army.mil.

 

A public meeting to discuss the TSP took place on July 24, 2018 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM at the Western Civil Center, 449 Pemberwick Rd, Greenwich, CT 06831. The meeting presentation and hand out are provided here:

 

- Byram River Public Meeting Presentation 

- Byram River Public Meeting Handout

 

Comments submitted will assist in the agency’s evaluation of the project changes and will be reflected in the project record.  All written comments, including contact information, will be made a part of the administrative record, available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA).  The Administrative Record, or portions thereof, may also be posted on an U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Internet website. Due to resource limitations, this office generally cannot acknowledge receipt of comments or respond to individual letters.

 

Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement: ***Notice of Availability***

For general information please read the Byram River Basin Fact Sheet.