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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 ...
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District retiree Jody Fischer, center, answers a question posed by a high school student about her career in engineering, while Capt. David Watts, left, and 1st Lt. Kerry Horan, right, look on during the John Muir High School's Engineering and Environmental ...
The trucks full of mud that have been barreling down Highway 101 since the January 9 disaster are slowing their rolls. The Army Corps of Engineers emergency permit allowing mud to be dumped at Goleta Beach and Ash Avenue in Carpinteria expired last Tuesday. While a considerable amount of mud ...
The Army Corps of Engineers has released its timetable for beach replenishment work along the southern Delaware Coast. The first project in Bethany Beach is set to begin May 15 and is expected to take 28 days to do, according to a release from Bethany Beach signed by Cliff Graviet, Bethany Beach town ...
The proposal reviewed at the meeting is one of three options. The Army Corps of Engineers considers it the preferred plan. Under the draft, changes would include rezoning an additional about 1.6 miles of shoreline to allow for docks, reducing nearly 90 miles of public recreation area lands, and raising the ...
Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are pleased with the way their dams and levees in the Tuscarawas Valley performed after the area was hit with heavy rainfall over the past several days. Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are pleased with the way their dams and levees in the ...
RUSSELL COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - That heavy flow from Lake Cumberland in Russell County brought out some sightseers Monday. The Army Corps of Engineers had to open all 10 gates at Wolf Creek Dam as a result of the water levels. "That's the first time I've actually ever seen all 10 of them open," visitor ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers said Friday that leading up to and during Hurricane Harvey it “worked diligently” with officials to inform the public on flooding risks from Houston reservoirs that ended up inundating thousands of homes. The Corps' statement came in response to a Houston Chronicle ...
NORTHAMPTON -- Bid documents will go out in March to remove the 1883 Upper Roberts Meadow Reservoir Dam near Chesterfield Road in Leeds, according to Department of Public Works director Donna LaScaleia. All state and federal permits are in hand, and the dam should be completely breached ...
In the days before Hurricane Harvey made landfall, Army Corp of Engineers forecasts predicted that the Addicks and Barker reservoirs would spill beyond its banks with an expected 23 inches of rain, but the public was never told of that forecast. The forecast discounted the actual rainfall amount by about ...
The authority said then that it was working with state and federal agencies, including the US Army Corps of Engineers, FEMA, and power industry contractors, "to execute an aggressive plan to advance the restoration." PREPA came under fire late last year after entering into a controversial $300 million ...
Washington — Lawmakers in Congress want to set a deadline a year from now for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to finish a study on how to upgrade a waterway choke point near Lake Michigan to deter Asian carp from reaching the Great Lakes. A bipartisan group of 26 House members, including 11 ...
According to a news release, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mobile District, is scheduled to host four open house meetings in February to update the public on the status of a Recreation Capacity Study and Master Plan Update for Lake Lanier. Each open house will feature the same information, with ...
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – The Army Corps of Engineers are preparing the Cumberland river for the weekend rainfall expected to arrive Saturday. The Nashville district of the Army Corps of Engineers said that they are managing releases as appropriate at it's dams on the Cumberland. The National ...
Attorney General Jeff Landry sued the federal government today, accusing the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers of failing to protect Louisiana's coastline. The lawsuit, filed in a Lafayette federal court, says the Intercoastal Waterway, which the Corps maintains, has contributed to the state's land loss, saltwater ...
While work will continue on the county's 13 debris basins — which were still nearly two-thirds full as of Friday — the county this week will team up with the Corps of Engineers to begin clearing the most critical reaches of several local creeks, Tom Fayram, deputy county public works director, told Noozhawk.
In a rare bi-partisan showing, both New York Governor Andrew Cuomo and U.S. Rep. Chris Collins have asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to lend financial and technical assistance to help strengthen flood prevention along the Lake Ontario shoreline. In a letter dated Feb. 3, Cuomo asked Lt.
GONZALES — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has signed off a key permit for an important but also controversial extension of an Ascension Parish flood protection levee along the southwest side of the Amite River Basin. Ascension Parish President Kenny Matassa announced Monday that the Corps ...
If you are an angler that likes to fish at Alamo Lake as much as I do, you will want to get on the phone and call your elected representatives about a proposal being brought forward by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. And you'll need to write a letter or send an email. I just finished reading a 60-plus page ...
New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to lend financial and technical assistance to help protect communities along the Lake Ontario shoreline from flooding. In a letter to dated Feb. 3, Cuomo asked Lt. Colonel Adam Czekanski, commander of the ACE Buffalo district ...
Earlier this month, I testified before the House Rules Committee to make the case to exclude authorized Army Corps of Engineers and Bureau of Reclamation projects from the earmark ban. It didn't take long for the warnings about the dire threat earmarks pose to our society to roll in. There's the catchy and ...
The Senate has confirmed Rickey Dale James, a manager at family farming business A.C. Riley Cotton Company, as assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for civil works and head of the Army Corps of Engineers, the Northern Kentucky Tribune reported Monday. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes to place about 80,000 cubic yards of dredge spoils this year on the southern shore of East Sand Island in the ... The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on a plan to deposit dredge spoils from the Columbia River near East Sand Island and ...
This U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded 17 contracts, totaling $1.2 million, under the Critical Public Facility mission in support of the Federal Emergency Management Agency's recovery efforts across Puerto Rico. The Critical Public Facility mission is to maintain the life and sustainability functions ...
KESHENA - The Menominee Tribe of Wisconsin Indians sued two federal agencies Monday claiming they have failed to take responsibility for reviewing permits for the controversial Back Forty Mine. Aquila Resources, a Canadian company, is in the final stages of permitting for an open-pit sulfide mine on a ...
A recent determination by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has given hope to Jennings Lodge residents for saving some of the 326 trees that were previously slated for removal at a 72-home subdivision at a former evangelical campground. PHOTO BY: RAYMOND RENDLEMAN - Clackamas Fire took part ...
MONTECITO — The top general of the Army Corps of Engineers has inspected recovery operations at the scene of the devastating flash floods that hit the Southern California community of Montecito last week. Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite toured the area Thursday and watched the massive effort to clear piles of ...
“PREPA affirms that the [U.S. Army Corps of Engineers] and their contractors have had access to them since before the alleged discovery,” Gov. Ricardo Rossello wrote in the statement asking the Department of Justice to investigate the matter. “Therefore, we are referring the matter to the Department of ...
Officials also sat down for a discussion with representatives of FEMA and the Army Corps of Engineers on the recovery progress. "They acknowledged there were delays in getting everything implemented, but it's clear now they're fully engaged," Tsongas said. U.S. Rep. Niki Tsongas examines the damage ...
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will attend the Federal Lakes Recreation Committee's next meeting on Jan. 17 at the Gates Fire Hall, 140 East Sorbin St., to inform and listen to input regarding fish passage and temperature control at Detroit Dam and lake. Corps employees will be available from 5:30 to ...
The Army Corps of Engineers had originally planned to fund half of the height of the Maple Diversion levees, leaving local spending to cover the rest. But after a new study, Washington now plans to fund the full height at 27,500 csf. “So there will be an increased amount of federal dollars that could come into ...
A contractor working with the Army Corps of Engineers in Puerto Rico ensures the fuel filter is working properly on a generator, Jan. 14, 2018. The Corps' temporary emergency power mission ensures federal generators in Puerto Rico are fully mission capable before they are installed at facilities across the ...
In November, the Army Corps of Engineers released a draft re-evaluation and environmental feasibility study that recommended deepening the Atlantic Ocean Channel to 59 feet, the Thimble Shoal Channel to 56 feet, and the Newport News Channel, the Norfolk Harbor Channel and the Norfolk Harbor ...


 

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