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Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance, repair of Nantucket Harbor east and west jetties in Nantucket

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance and [Read More]
Published: Nov-18-14

Work scheduled to start in fall: Corps awards $2.4 million contract for marine traffic control radar system upgrade at its Canal office

CONCORD, Mass. – An upgrade to the marine traffic control radar system at the Cape Cod Canal field [Read More]
Published: Nov-17-14

New report released for public comment analyzes sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from watershed, Conowingo Dam – names watershed-wide reduction strategies as key

The Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) draft report released for public comment, Nov. 13, 2014, indicates that the reservoir behind the Conowingo Dam is trapping smaller amounts of sediment and has essentially reached its limit to trap in the long term. However, a large majority of the pollution to the Chesapeake Bay from the Susquehanna River comes from runoff from pollution sources from the upstream drainage area or watershed, as opposed to the sediment and associated nutrients collected behind the dam. Public comment period is open until Jan. 9, 2015. A public meeting will be held Dec. 9, 2014, at Harford Community College in Bel Air, Md. [Read More]
Published: Nov-13-14

Army Corps awards contract for Southern Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle beachfill

PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, or beach, in front of each community, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-14

D.C. Levee closure construction completed at 17th street – improvements will better protect Federal Triangle and residents

Washington, D.C. - The National Park Service (NPS) completed a test install Oct. 31, 2014, of a [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-14

Army Corps continues progress on Hurricane Sandy recovery

Together with its federal, state, local and industry partners, the Army Corps' North Atlantic Division, which extends from Virginia to Maine, has completed 66 coastal storm damage risk reduction projects, including repairs on 46 Sandy-damaged navigation channels and structures and restoration of 20 engineered beach projects along the coast. [Read More]
Published: Oct-21-14

Biden, congressional members tour Delaware River Deepening Project

PHILADELPHIA (Oct. 16, 2014) – Vice President Joe Biden visited Penn's Landing to tour ongoing Delaware River Main Channel Deepening operations and discuss the importance of dredging and maritime commerce to the economy. Biden was joined by Sen. Bob Casey and Reps. Bob Brady and Chaka Fattah from Pennsylvania, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District Commander Lt. Col. Michael Bliss, state and local officials and port and industry representatives. [Read More]
Published: Oct-17-14

Corps approves Deepwater Wind’s permit request to construct five wind turbines off Block Island coast

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District on Sept. 4, 2014 approved the Deepwater Wind Block Island, LLC, and Deepwater Wind Block Island Transmission System, LLC, permit request to construct five wind turbine generators and do other work off the southeast coast of Block Island, Rhode Island. [Read More]
Published: Oct-09-14

Corps of Engineers set to begin Pennsylvania’s largest fish habitat improvement project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes and the Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission will begin work Sept. 26. to complete Pennsylvania’s largest fish habitat improvement project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-14

North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study advances into third and final phase

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers North Atlantic Division expects to begin submitting the final analysis and associated products of its North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study to its agency headquarters in October, officially advancing the study into its third and final phase. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-14
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