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District of Columbia team that manages flood risks is recognized nationally

A District of Columbia interagency team that manages flood risks, known as the DC Silver Jackets, was recognized as state team of the year during a national workshop in St. Louis, March 2, 2017. The DC Silver Jackets leverages resources to identify and implement comprehensive, resilient, and sustainable solutions to reduce flood risks around the flood-prone District. There are active Silver Jackets teams in 47 states, plus the District, and the program is sponsored by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. [Read More]
Published: Mar-03-17

Trespassing violations increase at Raystown Lake; public urged to heed warnings

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) reports an increase in [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-17

Corps grants easement to Dakota Access, LLC

Corps grants easement to Dakota Access, LLC on February 8, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Feb-08-17

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin removing roughly 1 million cubic yards of material from Baltimore Harbor channels

Crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, are mobilizing to dredge an estimated roughly 1 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $14.1 million contract awarded this past fall. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-17

Army Corps awards contract to complete construction of Northern Ocean County dune project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District awarded a contract late yesterday (Jan. 10) to Weeks Marine Inc. for $92 million to construct a dune and berm project between the Manasquan Inlet and Barnegat Inlet in Ocean County, New Jersey. The total cost of the contract could be $128 million if options are awarded. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps' Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) and is designed to reduce coastal storm damages. [Read More]
Published: Jan-11-17

Army Corps of Engineers Revises and Renews Nationwide Permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today revised and renewed nationwide permits (NWPs) necessary for work in streams, wetlands and other waters of the United States under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. The new NWPs will take effect March 19, 2017, and replace the existing permits, which expire on March 18, 2017. [Read More]
Published: Jan-06-17

USACE helps exceed the President’s Performance Contracting Challenge

The White House announced Dec. 28 that federal agencies have exceeded its Presidential Performance Contracting Challenge (PPCC) to award $4 billion in energy efficiency contracts by the end of 2016. [Read More]
Published: Dec-30-16

Army Corps New York District Completes Deal N.J. Coastal Project

New York District completed the final initial construction of the beach berm under the Elberon to Loch Arbour reach, N.J. [Read More]
Published: Dec-22-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comment on Proposed Rule for Use of USACE Reservoir Projects for Domestic, Municipal and Industrial Water Supply

The Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), today released and is seeking comment on a proposed rule to update and clarify its policies governing the use of USACE reservoir projects for domestic, municipal and industrial water supply pursuant to Section 6 of the Flood Control Act of 1944, 33 U.S.C. § 708 (Section 6), and the Water Supply Act of 1958, 43 U.S.C. § 390b (WSA). [Read More]
Published: Dec-16-16

Army Corps resumes oyster restoration in Tred Avon River sanctuary

The Baltimore District resumed the construction of oyster reef in the Tred Avon River Oyster Sanctuary in Talbot County, Dec. 14, 2016. Eight acres of reef will be restored using aged mixed shell in water depths greater than 9 feet mean lower low water. [Read More]
Published: Dec-14-16
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