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Baltimore District

For the past 25 years, the Paul S. Sarbanes Ecosystem Restoration Project at Poplar Island has built island habitat in the Chesapeake Bay. Since 1994, Baltimore District and its partners have worked to restore remote island habitat by beneficially using dredged material at Poplar Island.
Baltimore District is putting the finishing touches on a state-of-the-art 381,000-square-foot Secure Administrative/Operations Facility (SAOF) that will provide the U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command (INSCOM) a consolidated administrative facility to well-equip them for future operations.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District is teaming up with partners to learn more about how complex chemical contaminants behave in the environment to help inform future cleanup efforts.
In addition to safely removing more than 1.5 million pounds of radioactive material from the STURGIS during its decommissioning and dismantling, the team was able to recycle a tremendous amount of lead, steel and other assorted recyclables
Crews searching for buried explosives at the Spring Valley Formerly Used Defense Site in northwest Washington D.C are using the latest in advanced technology to reduce unnecessary impacts to private property and to improve efficiency
Crews finished the dredging of nearly 2.6 million cubic yards of material this April from shipping channels leading to the Port of Baltimore as part of a contract managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District.
In this edition, learn about how Baltimore District is providing solutions to Ocean City; advancing drinking water and flood risk management for our Nation's capital; decommissioning an historic former nuclear power plant; responding to natural disasters; and much more!

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Army Corps of Engineers prepares public for fall release of draft Raystown Lake Master Plan
8/14/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is preparing the public for the release of the draft Raystown Lake Master Plan in the late fall through a series of master plan updates....
Army Corps to begin Curwensville Lake master plan revision process
7/11/2019
CURWENSVILLE LAKE, Penn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the process of updating the Master Plan and preparing an Environmental Assessment for the Curwensville Lake project in Clearfield...
Army Corps to begin Alvin R. Bush Dam master plan revision process
7/11/2019
ALVIN R BUSH DAM, Penn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has begun the process of updating the Master Plan and preparing an Environmental Assessment for the Alvin R. Bush Dam project in Clinton...
PSA – Army Corps warns public to steer clear of Poplar Island construction zone during July Fourth celebrations
7/2/2019
POPLAR ISLAND, Md. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, urges boaters in the Chesapeake Bay to steer clear of the construction zone off of Poplar Island during the Fourth of July’s...
Raystown Lake Deer Management Assistance Program coupons available
6/17/2019
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the enrollment of project lands in the Pennsylvania Game Commission’s Deer Management Assistance Program (DMAP), with two DMAP units...

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