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Communities, Corps of Engineers observe 100 year anniversary of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, joined with local communities, groups and the Cape Cod Centennial Committee on July 29, 2014 to observe the 100 year anniversary of the opening of the Cape Cod Canal with a ceremony in Buzzards Bay, Mass. [Read More]
Published: Jul-30-14

Mechanical repairs to Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge completed at the Cape Cod Canal in Buzzards Bay

Mechanical repairs to the Cape Cod Canal Vertical Lift Railroad Bridge in Buzzards Bay, Mass., were recently completed by a local contractor, according to officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. [Read More]
Published: Jul-30-14

Army Corps updates water release schedule at Francis E. Walter Dam

The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District has updated the recreation plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam. [Read More]
Published: Jul-28-14

Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes host public meetings

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Tioga-Hammond and Cowanesque Lakes Project invites the surrounding communities to participate in a series of public meetings August 4 to August 7. [Read More]
Published: Jul-22-14

Raystown Lake hosts sidewalk chalk art contest

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Indiana University of Pennsylvania chapter of the National Art Education Association (NAEA) are inviting the public to ‘Chalk the Walk’ at Seven Points Beach July 26 to bring art into the community while spreading water safety awareness. [Read More]
Published: Jul-22-14

LTC Michael Bliss assumes command of the USACE Philadelphia District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District ushered in a new era of leadership as Lt. Col. Michael A. Bliss assumed command from Lt. Col. John C. Becking during a July 1 ceremony in the Wanamaker Building's Crystal Tea Room. [Read More]
Published: Jul-01-14

Corps, EPA extend public comment period on proposed rule defining scope of waters protected by Clean Water Act

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency published on April 21, 2014 for public comment a proposed rule defining the scope of waters protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA) in light of the U.S. Supreme Court cases in U.S. v. Riverside Bayview, Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County v. U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (SWANCC), and Rapanos v. United States (Rapanos). [Read More]
Published: Jun-24-14

Think safety over Fourth of July holiday: Corps emphasizes water safety at federal recreation areas during the holiday weekend, summer months

As the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches, people will be recreating near or in the water in New England. Now is the time to think about water safety and boating safety. [Read More]
Published: Jun-23-14

Army Corps of Engineers Joins City Agencies and FEMA in Debut of Nation’s First Urban Post-Disaster Housing Prototype in Brooklyn

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, recently joined Commissioners Joseph F. Bruno, New York City Office of Emergency Management, Feniosky Peña-Mora, New York City Department of Design and Construction, and officials from the Federal Emergency Management Agency in a ribbon-cutting ceremony in Brooklyn celebrating the completion of emergency prototype housing units designed to quickly resettle large numbers of people in urban areas after a major coastal storm or disaster. It is the only system of its kind in the U.S. [Read More]
Published: Jun-18-14

Corps of Engineers in New England, Concord Middle School partner for science, engineering, math education

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, and the Concord Public School District in Concord, Mass., recently signed a formal “Partnership in Education” agreement to encourage and enhance the study of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) disciplines in the Concord Schools and provide a framework to pursue cooperative educational collaboration. [Read More]
Published: Jun-10-14
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