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April, 2017


Army Corps Announces Public Meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), and Nassau County will host two scoping meetings for the Nassau County Back Bays, NY Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study. The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The purpose of the Nassau County Back Bays feasibility study is to investigate potential solutions to coastal storm flood damage along the back bays of Nassau County, NY. This includes but is not limited to municipalities in the Town of Hempstead and Town of Oyster Bay located within southern Nassau County, as well as the City of Long Beach. [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-17

Corps supports kayakers, canoeists, rafters on Otter Brook with white water releases from Otter Brook Dam in Keene

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District plans controlled releases of [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-17

Army Corps to reopen Delaware City Bridge

DELAWARE CITY, DE (April 26, 2017) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced that it anticipates reopening the Delaware City Bridge (5th street/Rte. 9) on Friday, April 28 2017 barring any weather delays. Additional work in the surrounding area will continue after April 28, but will not impact vehicular traffic. [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-17

Army Corps issues decision addressing recreational development proposal on Raystown Lake Project

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania — After a rigorous review process in accordance with federal policy and [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-17

Corps supports canoeists, kayakers on Quinebaug River with water releases from East Brimfield Dam in Sturbridge

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-17

New England federal recreation areas to open

CONCORD, Mass. – Most recreation areas at the 31 federal flood risk management reservoirs in New [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-17

Corps supports rafters, canoeists on Blackwater River with white water releases from Blackwater Dam in Webster, Salisbury

CONCORD, Mass. – Controlled releases of water are planned by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-17

Oyster restoration resumes in Tred Avon River sanctuary

The Baltimore District along with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and Oyster Recovery Partnership resumed oyster restoration on approximately 10 acres in the Tred Avon River sanctuary, April 18, 2017. This restoration effort was included as an option as part of an approximately $ 1-million contract awarded Sept. 26, 2016, to Blue Forge LLC that entailed the restoration of eight acres of mixed-shell reef in the Tred Avon. [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-17

Partners to cut ribbon on April 21 to mark Phase 1 completion of Muddy River Flood Risk Management Project in Boston

CONCORD, Mass. – Federal, state and local partners will mark the completion of Phase 1 of the $30.9 [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-17

Prohibition on the Use of Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) on Federal Lands under the Jurisdiction of the New England District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

CONCORD, Mass. – The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), such as drones, are prohibited on or [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-17
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