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Anacostia Watershed Restoration project plan in Prince George’s County gets green light from Army Corps

Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, chief of engineers and commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, has signed the Chief’s Report for the Anacostia Watershed Restoration study in Prince George’s County that recommends restoring 7 miles of instream habitat, opening 4 miles for fish passage and connecting 14 miles of stream to previously restored stream reaches. [Read More]
Published: Dec-20-18

Baltimore District receives more than $13 million in additional funding for navigation, environmental restoration, flood risk management missions in Chesapeake Bay region

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, received more than $13 million in additional funding in the 2019 Work Plan to continue various critical missions in the Chesapeake Bay watershed, including Mid-Bay Island design, the Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan, Fishing Creek jetty repairs, Ocean City Inlet dredging, and operation and maintenance activities at dams to include construction of a new water treatment plant at Raystown Lake. [Read More]
Published: Nov-26-18

Corps of Engineers to release Raystown Lake boating survey

RAYSTOWN LAKE, Penn. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is releasing a boating survey for Raystown Lake boaters as a part of the boating density study to be used for the Raystown Lake Master Plan revision. [Read More]
Published: Oct-31-18

Army Corps to host public meeting on levee systems, flood risk management

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is hosting a public meeting July 18 from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. at the Smart Energy Building at Binghamton University (85 Murray Hill Road in Vestal) to present on and discuss levee systems in Broome, Chenango and Tioga counties along with other flood risk management-related topics like flood mapping, insurance and preparedness. [Read More]
Published: Jul-12-18

Corps of Engineers to conduct recreational carrying capacity study at Raystown Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District will conduct a recreational carrying capacity study at Raystown Lake from June 29 through September 3. [Read More]
Published: Jun-29-18

Officials mark completion of jetties on historic Smith Island during ceremony

Baltimore District in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources; Somerset County; Maryland Department of Housing and Community Development; U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development; Smith Island United, and other partners, marked the completion of two major milestones as part of the Army Corps navigation improvement project at Rhodes Point during a ceremony at the Somers Cove Marina in Crisfield June 21. [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-18

Army Corps, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation release draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan for input

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), released June 14 the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan and Restoration Roadmap that identifies 3,840 candidate aquatic ecosystem restoration, enhancement and conservation projects for implementation throughout the Chesapeake Bay Watershed. [Read More]
Published: Jun-18-18

Corps of Engineers receives millions in additional funding for flood risk management, navigation, restoration missions in Chesapeake Bay

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has received additional funding to dredge the Ocean City Inlet, reduce flood risk in New York, expand Poplar Island and begin design work at Mid-Bay Island. This funding is through the 2018 Work Plan for the Army Civil Works Program, which is Congressionally-authorized funding specifically for the Corps in addition to funding outlined in the 2018 Administration’s Budget. [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-18

Army Corps, National Fish and Wildlife Foundation release draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Plan and Restoration Roadmap

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore and Norfolk districts, in partnership with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation announced the release of the main report of the draft Chesapeake Bay Comprehensive Water Resources and Restoration Plan, May 31, 2018. This plan provides a single, comprehensive and integrated restoration roadmap to inform and help guide decision makers at all levels of government and non-governmental agencies, of the problems, needs and opportunities within the 64,000-square-mile Chesapeake Bay Watershed. [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-18

Corps of Engineers discontinues study to modify operations at Foster J. Sayers Dam

Baltimore District has announced that it is discontinuing its study in collaboration with the Susquehanna River Basin Commission to make operational modifications at Foster J. Sayers Dam to sustain aquatic habitat during historical low-flow conditions. Current operations will be maintained. [Read More]
Published: May-15-18
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