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Corps proposes to revise, replace statewide Maine general permit for minimal impact activities within U.S. waters

The New England District is proposing to replace and revise the statewide Maine General Permit. The revised GP would continue to authorize activities in waters of the U.S. in the state of Maine, including activities occurring within the boundaries of Indian tribal lands that have no more than minimal adverse effects on the aquatic environment. [Read More]
Published: Apr-16-15

Col. William H. Graham assumes command of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division

Col. William H. Graham assumes command of the North Atlantic Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on March 26, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Mar-26-15

Deputy Commander promoted to Lieutenant Colonel during ceremony at Liberty Bell

Lt. Col. Andrew Yoder, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, was promoted during a ceremony at the Liberty Bell exhibit on Independence Mall on March 4. [Read More]
Published: Mar-05-15

Public comment on eligibility criteria for projects in Rehabilitation and Inspection Program

The Corps is continuing in the process of revising its policies relating to eligibility criteria for levee and coastal projects within its P.L. 84-99 RIP, and we are requesting stakeholder input. The Corps has published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR) in the Federal Register, entitled "Emergency Employment of Army and Other Resources, Natural Disaster Procedures," to help obtain public input on the policy concepts being considered. Comments must be received on or before April 14, 2015. [Read More]
Published: Feb-23-15

Corps issues statewide Massachusetts General Permits for minimal impact activities on aquatic environment

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District issued on Feb. 4, 2015 the [Read More]
Published: Feb-05-15

President's Fiscal 2016 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works released

Washington (February 2, 2015) - The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2016 (FY 2016) includes $4.732 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases Civil Works Strategic Plan

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released its “Sustainable Solutions to America’s Water Resources Needs: Civil Works Strategic Plan 2014-2018” that articulates five goals that will guide USACE into the future. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-15

Army Corps awards second contract for Fire Island dune and berm construction project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, awarded an initial $23.4 million contract to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock of Oak Brook, Ill., earlier this month to construct the second phase of the Fire Island Inlet to Moriches Inlet (FIMI) Stabilization Project. The second phase includes sand placement in the area of Robert Moses State Park and eastward toward the Fire Island Lighthouse. It involves construction of a wide, flat elevated berm in the area of Robert Moses State Park and a berm and dune in areas east of the park. [Read More]
Published: Jan-29-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases report on coastal storm and flood risk in the North Atlantic region of the United States

USACE released a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations in areas of the Northeast affected by Hurricane Sandy. The report and all associated documents and tools are available here: http://www.nad.usace.army.mil/compstudy [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-15

Army Corps Awards Contract for Monmouth County, New Jersey Beach Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District awarded a $38 million contract for an area from Elberon to Loch Arbour, in Monmouth County, New Jersey. [Read More]
Published: Jan-21-15
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