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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

USACE New Public Notice: New Castle County, DE

PA , United States

The applicant, Diamond State Port Corporation (Port of Wilmington), is requesting a 10-year maintenance dredging permit to conduct maintenance dredging at Berths 1-7 along the Christina River at the Port of Wilmington. The project is located on the Christina River at the Port of Wilmington. The stated purpose off the proposed activity is to maintain… Read More

Keystone dredging wraps up in December

WA , United States

Dredging is expected to last for nine weeks. A massive sediment-scooping project at the Coupeville ferry terminal that began last month is on schedule to be completed by the third week of December. Every three to five years, Keystone Harbor is dredged by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The engineer formation built the artificial… Read More

Army Corps project revitalizes economy of New Jersey’s largest city

NJ , United States

For the first time in 100 years, the residents of Newark, New Jersey have access to their Passaic River waterfront. This is due in large part to a construction project being performed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District that’s restoring the river bank with a new bulkhead wall designed to prevent… Read More

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers update plans for Yazoo Backwater Project

MS , United States

By Chelsey Sellars | November 10, 2020 at 10:57 PM CST – Updated November 10 at 10:57 PM WARREN COUNTY, Miss. (WLBT) – Land in most of the Delta was dry as of Tuesday. Backwater flooding was once so high, homes were inhabitable and destroyed. On the phone, resident Victoria Darden said the relief may… Read More

Corps of Engineers Wraps Up Dredging Contract Near Lock and Dam

MN , United States

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is nearing the completion of its dredging contract to place near 150,000 cubic yards of dredged material that was removed from the Mississippi River navigation channel at McMillian Island near Lock and Dam 10 in Guttenberg, Iowa, to the Buck Creek Placement Site. The Corps worked… Read More

Army Corps of Engineers holding public hearing for Enbridge Line 5 tunnel permit request

MI , United States

DETROIT, MI–   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold an online public hearing 1-4 p.m., December 7, 2020, to gather public comments on a permit request for a proposed Enbridge Line 5 pipeline tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac. The online hearing and written comment period provide a second opportunity for the public to… Read More

Village Gets a Boost: We Are back in the US Army Corps’ Beach Study

FL , United States

Key Biscayne’s long term beach management received a major boost Friday as officials learned the village has been included in the Miami-Dade County Coastal Storm Risk Management feasibility study being developed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers — the first step in possible inclusion of a 50-year plan. The Corps of Engineers reversed a… Read More

Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, has signed the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Chief’s Report

CA , United States

Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, has signed the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Chief’s Report. Malibu Creek is located about 30 miles west of downtown LA. The project covers approximately 18 miles of Malibu Creek and tributaries to its terminus at Malibu Lagoon and the Pacific… Read More