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Army Corps seeks public comment on modified permit process for activities in Maryland

Baltimore , MD , United States

BALTIMORE –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, released for public comment their proposal to issue MarylandState Programmatic General Permit –6 (MDSPGP-6) Nov.23, 2020. This permit would serve to replace the MDSPGP-5 after it expires on Sept.30, 2021, would be valid for 5 years, and applies to activities proposed in waters of the United… Read More

Port dredging, nourishment along Atlantic Beach to start in December

NC , United States

ATLANTIC BEACH — Dredging of channels at the State Port of Morehead City and beach nourishment in Atlantic Beach will begin before the end of December, with initial mobilization of personnel and equipment to the harbor and beach early in the month. Greg Rudolph, manager of the Carteret County Shore Protection Office, which manages dredging… Read More

Aurora Looks to Approve Mastodon Lake Dredging

IL , United States

The Aurora City Council is set to approve dredging of Mastodon Lake on the East Side that would help drainage and water quality and ease flooding. Aldermen also are looking to improve a change in floodplain mapping that would allow about 100 properties – some residential and some business – to be taken out of… Read More

Jupiter Inlet Project to Dredge Unprecedented Amount of Sand; Water Depths Called Dangerous

FL , United States

Water levels in August were as low as 3 feet in some parts of the Jupiter Inlet. As much as 110,000 cubic yards of sediment could be dredged. JUPITER — A plan is nearly set to address dangerously low water depths near the mouth of the Jupiter Inlet. The Jupiter Inlet District and the U.S. Army… Read More

Thousands comment on proposed Mississippi pump project

MS , United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. (AP) — The Army Corps of Engineers says thousands of people have sent comments about a proposal for huge pumps to drain floodwaters from parts of the rural Mississippi Delta. They represent a wide range of viewpoints, Vicksburg District spokeswoman Jessica Dulaney told The Vicksburg Post. Supporters say the $400 million project is… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers Issues Enbridge Permit for $2.6B Pipeline Across Northern Minnesota

MN , United States

The permit is last big hurdle for the construction project, which will be one of largest in recent history for Minnesota. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Monday issued a construction permit for Enbridge’s new pipeline across northern Minnesota, the last major approval needed for the controversial $2.6 billion project. The Corps decision paves… Read More

NextDecade Selects Great Lakes Dredge & Dock to Complete Ship Channel Improvements

TX , United States

HOUSTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NextDecade Corporation (NextDecade) (NASDAQ: NEXT) today announced that it has completed a competitive bid and contracting process and has selected Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Corporation (Great Lakes) (NASDAQ: GLDD) to perform essential improvements to the Brownsville Ship Channel (Channel). These improvements, which include deepening the Channel, will enhance commercial navigation into and out… Read More

Vigor wins $8.5 million MSC contract

OR , United States

Vigor Marine Shipyard LLC, Portland, Oregon, has been awarded an $8,562,943 firm-fixed-price contract for a 50-calendar day shipyard availability for the mid-term availability on the USNS Matthew Perry (T-AKE 9). The contract includes options that, if exercised, would bring its total contract value to $8,821,718. Work will be performed in Portland, Oregon, and is expected… Read More

Chief of Engineers signs report for Rio Grande de Manati

United States

The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key report that allows Congress to consider a key flood risk management project in Puerto Rico for potential authorization. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and the 55th Chief of Engineers signed “chief’s report” for the Rio Grande de Manati… Read More

Williams County Receives Section 594 Assistance from USACE for the Alvordton Sanitary Sewer Project

NY , United States

BUFFALO, NY — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Buffalo District has entered into an agreement with Williams County, Ohio, to provide almost $1 million toward the total costs of sanitary sewer upgrades. The Section 594 reimbursements to Williams County will be supplemented by other sources of financing as necessary to cover the entire… Read More

Chief of Engineers signs Grand River Basin Study – on to Congress

DC , United States

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Chief’s Report for the Grand River Basin Study on November 19, 2020. The signing of the report progresses the project to Congress for authorization.”I am grateful for the hard work of the entire team and… Read More

The Corps of Engineers issues newsletter “Corps Environment”

United States

The Corps Environment is an online quarterly news magazine published by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers under the provisions of AR 360-1 to provide information about USACE and U.S. Army environmental initiatives, policies and technologies. Opinions expressed herein are not necessarily those of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the U.S. Army or the… Read More

USACE publishes Mississippi River mainline levees Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement

MS , United States

VICKSBURG, Miss. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) published its Final Supplement II (Final SEIS II) to the 1976 Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS), Mississippi River and Tributaries (MR&T) Project, Mississippi River Mainline Levees (MRL), in the Federal Register today, Nov. 13. Through evaluation of information and data obtained from levee inspections, seepage… Read More

Contract awarded for Lac qui Parle Dam modernization

MN , United States

ST. PAUL, Minn. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, awarded a $5.7 million contract to Drax, Inc., out of Madison, Wisconsin, for the modernization of the Lac qui Parle Dam near Watson, Minnesota, yesterday, Nov. 12. “This project is important for the safe and efficient maintenance, inspection and repair of the gates… Read More

USACE seeks public input for Norfork Lake Master Plan revision process

AR , United States

Mountain Home, Ark. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is notifying the public that the scoping comment period for the Norfork Lake Master Plan revision will begin November 16. “Scoping” is the process of determining the scope, focus, and content of the master plan update documents.  For a planning process such as the MP… Read More