Tag: public
  • Army Corps, State to host public meeting on Ocean City inlet projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in coordination with the Maryland Department of Natural Resources and Worcester County, is hosting a public meeting May 30 at the Worcester County Library – Berlin Branch (13 Harrison Ave. in Berlin) from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. to discuss two concurrent efforts: a project to address sediment accumulation in the Ocean City Inlet, as well as a study on the scour hole near Homer Gudelsky Park.
  • Army Corps, Prince George’s County to host public meeting on county levee systems, flood risk management

    BLADENSBURG, Maryland – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, and Prince George’s
  • Corps of Engineers seeks comment on plan to restore aquatic habitat in Prince George’s County

    The Baltimore District, in cooperation with Prince George’s County Department of the Environment, is seeking comments for a 30-day period, beginning June 1, 2016, on a plan to restore aquatic habitat in previously-degraded streams along six sites in the Anacostia Watershed in Prince George’s County. The combined restoration will restore approximately 7 miles of in-stream habitat, 4 miles of fish passage on the Northwest Branch, and connect 14 miles of previously-restored habitat from other restoration projects.
  • Army Corps of Engineers proposes new process improvements for oyster aquaculture in Chesapeake Bay – seeks feedback

    The Regulatory Branch is requesting comments on proposed changes to the current aquaculture permitting process in Maryland. Proposed changes include allowing unlimited project acreage for qualifying aquaculture activities and a concurrent application review process with Maryland Department of Natural Resources.
  • Final report released analyzing sediment and pollution flow impacts to Chesapeake Bay from Conowingo Dam

    The final Lower Susquehanna River Watershed Assessment (LSRWA) report is now available. The draft report was released for public comment Nov. 13, 2014. The report concludes that following through on the blueprint to clean up the Chesapeake Bay and its tributaries will have a much greater and longer-lasting effect on water quality than addressing the Conowingo Dam's reduced capacity to trap sediment. However, if the additional nutrient and sediment load impacts from the Conowingo Dam are not addressed, Bay water-quality standards will not be met by 2025 in three mid-Bay segments - even with full watershed implementation plan achievement.