Environmental Interagency Support

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Through Interagency and International Services/Economy Act agreements with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is providing support to the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative (GLRI).

Interagency and International Services - Environmental (IIS-E) Program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers provides environmental technical support to agencies worldwide under the Interagency and International Services - Environmental (IIS-E) Program. 

The IIS-E program provides a multitude of professional services and technical products to  non-Department of Defense federal agencies, state and local governments, tribal nations, private U.S. firms, international organizations, and foreign governments.  

Range of Services:

Assistance can vary from providing highly specific technical advice to complete program management services. Some examples of IIS-E work include:  

  • Dismantling reactors on behalf of the Department of Energy (DOE)
  • Cost estimates and real estate actions in support of environmental projects
  • Ecosystem restoration for non-DoD federal agencies, not currently using civil works authorities and appropriations 
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) brownfield work
  • Remedial activities addressing hazardous, toxic, and radioactive waste (HTRW) for non-DoD federal agencies (not including the U.S. EPA Superfund Program)
  • Great Lakes Restoration Initiative activities using Economy Act funds
  • Investigation and remediation of abandoned mine sites.