2/10/2017--The Rahway River is approximately 24 miles long and is a tributary of the Arthur Kill at the heart of the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary. The highly urbanized river watershed suffers from frequent flooding due to extensive development and destruction of riparian wetlands and floodplains. Floods have caused damages to houses, businesses and public infrastructure.
1/27/2017--Researchers with the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center’s Cold Regions Research and
1/18/2017-- Chris Bailey grew up in Alabama and saw snow so infrequently he thought it was a Christmas miracle. As a boy, his hometown was dusted by flurries less than a handful of times.
Now serving with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District in Estonia, snow is a daily norm for Bailey — at least in winter months when average temperatures hover around freezing in the Baltic country. As a one-man project office, Bailey is the engineer responsible for managing more than 20 European Reassurance Initiative infrastructure and construction projects for U.S. Army and Air Force partners.
1/17/2017--In 2012, when Jean Lau, chief, Equal Employment Opportunity, was researching opportunities to promote women, minorities and individuals with disabilities ― one aspect of the EEO mission ― she came across a great deal of information discussing the importance of getting young people interested in science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) subjects, and programs benefiting students across the country. Since the Army Corps of Engineers employs many professionals in science and engineering, she thought it would be a perfect fit.