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Baltimore District

Within this edition, we highlight the near-completion of the Secure Administrative/Operations Facility on Fort Belvoir, Virginia, for our Intelligence partners; water safety outreach at our lakes; and using the latest technologies to find buried munitions in Washington, D.C.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and the Maryland Port Administration have signed a Design Agreement that allows for the next steps in restoring two severely degraded islands in the Chesapeake Bay.
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.

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