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Disappearing wetlands in Barataria Bay are marked with pipes in the wetlands of Louisiana, Friday, March 9, 2018. Advocate Staff photo by SOPHIA GERMER. 031217 Mid-Barataria sediment. prev. next. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save ...
FILE – In this June 27, 2012, file photo, a sockeye salmon, left, swims pass a chinook salmon, center front, and shad, above, at the fish counting window at the Bonneville Dam near Cascade Locks, Ore. The 9th U.S.... (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer, File) More ...

SAN JOSE, Puerto Rico- It's been more than six months since Hurricane Maria tore through Puerto Rico. And while most of the island now has electricity and running water, some areas feel completely forgotten. So to help, nineteen employees from the Walla Walla U.S. Army Corps of Engineers District ...
This air photo taken Thursday morning shows the Meramec River floodwaters invading the older part of Pacific. When this photo was taken, the floodwaters had dropped to 29.6 feet, almost 4 feet below Wednesday's near-record high crest of 33.4 feet. The record flood level at Pacific was 33.6 feet in 1982.
In a letter to the Alaska commander of the Corps of Engineers, Mack said a 30-day scoping period isn't adequate for the scale of the project. Mack described it as “an open-pit mine, a mile across, near the headwaters of the most prolific salmon fishery in the world.” The Pebble Limited Partnership said it's ...
The 256-167 vote for an omnibus appropriations bill set the Corps' Civil Works mission at $6.83 billion, up by $789 million from fiscal year 2017 funding. The administration had proposed reining the spending back to just over $5 billion. Major Gen. Richard Keiser, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, ...

Judge Says Corps of Engineers is Responsible for Damaging Floods Along Missouri River ... (TNS) - A long-standing dispute over flood control versus wildlife protection along the Missouri River hit a milestone with a court ruling that says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers caused flood losses for property ...
During the Revolutionary War on this day in 1779, the Continental Congress formed the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps' initial primary mission, which continues to this day, was to help plan, design and prepare environmental and structural facilities for the fighting forces. Made up of civilian ...
A worker crosses a barge as work continues on dolphins used by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredge boats. Ed Glazar, The World. Facebook · Twitter · Email; Print; Save. COOS BAY — Work has begun on a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers construction project just north of the Coos History Museum.
VIDALIA — The Mighty Mississippi River has topped its natural banks in Louisiana, but remains contained within the levees from the Arkansas state line to New Orleans as the Corps of Engineers prepares to open the Bonnet Carre Spillway. That leaves people and property dry on the protected side of the ...

MEMPHIS, Tenn.-- WREG got a firsthand look at the high water levels we are seeing in the Mid-South on ride on the rising Mississippi. It was a windy, brisk Wednesday for a boat ride, but it wasn't your typical ride. Sure, there were spectacular city views, but there is work to be done. We're on the Mississippi, ...
While the U.S. Corps of Engineers is reducing the flow of water through Bolivar Dam, it is causing some flooding in Pike Township which is north of the dam. PIKE TWP. Conditions are such that for Mike Divincenzo to take a driving trip to or from home, he has to walk a significant distance to his vehicle.
Army Corps of Engineers officials in New Orleans today expect ramp up their plans as the Mississippi River rises, as floodwater rolls down the Mississippi valley. "As you all know, we've been experiencing flooding in the Red River, the Ohio River, Illinois River, rivers all throughout the upper Midwest have ...
Debris Mission Specialist Jeff Brooks, left, and Quality Assurance Specialist Brain Muse, both from Louisville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, observe ... The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District extended expedited emergency permitting procedures in Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin ...
A dam-and-lake flood control/economic development project on the Pearl River may be approved later this year. If completed, the lake may submerge a section of LeFleur's Bluff State Park. Two activists opposing the project talk about the park.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project will offer free boating safety education classes. Classes will be held Saturdays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28, from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. Only one eight-hour class is required to complete certification. Classes will be held at the Mississippi River Project ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers lost more than 470 gallons of oil at the Dalles Dam east of Portland on the Columbia River. ... In 2014, the group settled a lawsuit against the Army Corps of Engineers, requiring the Corps to get water pollution permits from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and ...
Florida's Republican U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio sent a letter Thursday to the top official for the Army Corps of Engineers urging priority for scores of Florida water projects from the Herbert Hoover Dike to the harbors in Jacksonville and Pensacola. Rubio, a member of the powerful Senate Appropriations ...


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