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Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 50 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue two new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing the removal of low-head dams and the construction and maintenance of living shorelines. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Enjoy America’s Waterways, Play It Safe and Return Home Alive

Before you head out for a day on or near the water, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) encourages you to make sure you have life jackets for everyone and that you wear them. Remember, “Life Jackets Worn… Nobody Mourns.” [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-16

Army Corps observes National Dam Safety Awareness Day

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District recognizes National Dam Safety Awareness Day on May 31, which commemorates the 1889 failure of the South Fork Dam in Johnstown, Pa. The event was our nation’s worst dam failure and resulted in more than 2000 deaths. The USACE Philadelphia District owns and operates five earthfill dams in eastern Pennsylvania, which have prevented nearly $400 million in flood damages since their construction. [Read More]
Published: May-27-16

Army Corps to commence repair on Chesapeake City Bridge

Repair work on the Chesapeake City Bridge MD route 213 will commence June 6, 2016. Corcon Inc., an Ohio firm, has been awarded a $6.8-million contract to sandblast, repair and repaint pedestrian railings and replace safety fencing. [Read More]
Published: May-25-16

UPDATED – Final Paving for Muddy River Phase 1 Construction Project to begin on June 7

Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. [Read More]
Published: May-23-16

North Atlantic Division Celebrates Earth Day 2016

BROOKLYN, N.Y. -- North Atlantic Division celebrates Earth Day 2016 [Read More]
Published: Apr-21-16

America the Beautiful federal recreation passes will be available at 8 Corps of Engineers sites in New England

CONCORD, Mass. – As of Jan. 1, 2016, approximately 240 of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [Read More]
Published: Dec-23-15

Hurricane Sandy Three Years Later

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – On the third anniversary of Hurricane Sandy striking the Northeast on Oct. 29, [Read More]
Published: Oct-28-15

Kick Off of Dyke Marsh Restoration Project, Largest Remaining Freshwater Wetlands in the Washington Metropolitan Area

The Baltimore District and the National Park Service will begin small-scale geotechnical drilling at Dyke Marsh Wildlife Preserve, the week of Oct. 19. This investigation is in preparation for a proposed interagency project to restore up to 100 acres of freshwater tidal marsh within the 485-acre Dyke Marsh. A 2009 study of Dyke Marsh by the NPS and the U.S. Geological Survey found that this unique ecosystem would be entirely lost by 2035 without restoration efforts. Dyke Marsh is home to more than 300 species of plants and 270 species of birds - including the only known breeding population of marsh wrens in the region. [Read More]
Published: Oct-19-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' North Atlantic Division team preparing for Hurricane Joaquin

BROOKLYN, N.Y. – As Hurricane Joaquin begins to move north, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ North [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-15
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