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President's Fiscal 2018 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works Program released

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2018 (FY 2018) includes $5.002 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps). "The fiscal 2018 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the administration's priorities to support and improve the nation's economy and infrastructure, and to protect the American people," said Mr. Doug Lamont, senior official performing the duties of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works. "This Budget supports the core mission areas of coastal and inland navigation, reducing flood risks from riverine flooding and along our coasts, and restoring aquatic ecosystems.” [Read More]
Published: May-25-17

COL Baker becomes 21st commander of Europe District

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Europe District welcomed incoming commander Col. John K. Baker while bidding farewell to Col. Matthew Tyler during a change of command ceremony today at the Amelia Earhart Center in Wiesbaden, Germany. [Read More]
Published: May-24-17

Former New York District Commander To Lead Southwest Division

Colonel Paul E. Owen, currently the Chief of Staff for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Washington D.C., is slated to take command of the Southwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, headquartered in Dallas. [Read More]
Published: May-23-17

While Enjoying America’s Waterways Play It Safe

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. [Read More]
Published: May-22-17

Army Corps announces National Safe Boating Week May 20-26, 2017

BLUE MARSH LAKE — The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers at Blue Marsh Lake in eastern Pennsylvania would like to remind all of the importance of wearing a life jacket while boating. Accidents on the water can happen much too fast to reach and put on a stowed life jacket. Drowning is the reported cause of death in three-fourths of all boating fatalities while 85 percent of drowning victims in recreational boating accidents were not wearing a life jacket. [Read More]
Published: May-18-17

Water safety activities a must at federal recreation areas over Memorial Day holiday weekend, summer

CONCORD, Mass. – With warmer spring weather arriving, more people are making plans to recreate near [Read More]
Published: May-16-17

Corps supports paddlers on Ashuelot River with white water releases from Surry Mountain Dam

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans controlled releases [Read More]
Published: May-10-17

Be a part of the solution to lake pollution!

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania — The Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers [Read More]
Published: May-03-17

Corps of Engineers supports canoeists, kayakers, and rafters on West River with white water releases

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, plans to release waters [Read More]
Published: May-03-17

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
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