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Marklesburg Volunteer Fire Department receives national award for partnership with Raystown Lake

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) granted the Marklesburg Volunteer Fire [Read More]
Published: Feb-19-16

Administration’s fiscal 2017 budget calls for $109.3 million for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s Civil Works program

The president’s budget for fiscal 2017 (FY 2017) includes roughly $109.3 million in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District. This funding allows Baltimore District to continue to maintain and improve water resources infrastructure, bringing economic and environmental returns to the Nation, while reducing risks to public safety. [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

Raystown Lake receives field trip grant from National Park Foundation

HESSTON, Pennsylvania– Raystown Lake is one of 186 federal sites selected to receive a 2015 field [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-16

Oyster restoration delayed in the Tred Avon River

The Baltimore District announced Feb. 2, 2016, that it has delayed oyster restoration in the Tred Avon River at the request of its non-federal cost-share sponsor, the Maryland Department of Natural Resources. This delay affects 8 acres of reef restoration that was part of an initial 24-acre project performed in spring 2015. Additionally, the delay will impact 20 - 30 acres of shallow-water reef restoration planned for a contract award in summer 2016 with construction taking place in winter 2016/2017. As a result of this delay, the Baltimore District plans to send a portion of its available oyster restoration funding in 2016 to the Corps’ Norfolk District for Bay restoration in Virginia. [Read More]
Published: Feb-02-16

Army Corps seeks public comment on modified permit process for activities in Maryland

The Baltimore District released for public comment its proposal to renew and revise its existing Maryland State Programmatic General Permit (MDSPGP), with the addition of two new authorized activities for culvert pipe grouting and stormwater management facilities. This permit will be valid for 5 years and applies to activities proposed in waters of the United States, including navigable waters, streams, rivers, other open waters and wetlands within Maryland. [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16

Robert W. Craig Campground at Jennings Randolph Lake opens for 2016 reservations; boasts campground improvements

JENNINGS RANDOLPH LAKE, West Virginia – The Robert W. Craig Campground at Jennings Randolph Lake is [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16

Inclement weather dates to be used for joint MDE and USACE public hearings for DNR's permit application to dredge Man O' War Shoal

Inclement weather dates to be used for joint MDE and USACE public hearings for DNR's permit application to dredge Man O' War Shoal for oyster shell. Please visit the updated public notice for more information on the dates of the hearings as well as the proposed work being discussed - http://www.nab.usace.army.mil/Missions/Regulatory/PublicNotices/PublicNoticeView/tabid/16587/Article/637607/pn15-89-mdnrfisheries-serviceman-owar-shoal-shell-dredging-2009-61802.aspx [Read More]
Published: Jan-22-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to begin $25.6 million Baltimore Harbor maintenance dredging contract

Starting this month, crews under contract of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, will begin dredging roughly 2.6 million cubic yards of material from the Baltimore Harbor and Channels navigation project via a $25.6 million contract awarded this past fall. [Read More]
Published: Jan-07-16
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