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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

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

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