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Archive: 2018

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

Army Corps crews begin dredging roughly 2 million cubic yards of material from six Baltimore Harbor channels today

Crews will begin removing approximately 2 million cubic yards of material today 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. [Read More]
Published: Dec-10-18

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

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2019 Civil Works Appropriations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2019 (FY 2019) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program yesterday. [Read More]
Published: Nov-21-18

Prescribed burns planned for Raystown Lake

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is working with CHLOETA Fire to conduct prescribed fire management at Raystown Lake within the November 10 to November 17 timeframe. [Read More]
Published: Nov-11-18

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, Park Service to host public meeting on flood risk, District of Columbia Levee System

Officials say though probability is low, if the District of Columbia Levee System is overtopped with flood water and breaks, it could result in loss of life, billions of dollars in damages and major disruption to the national government. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and National Park Service are hosting a public meeting Oct. 30 at 6:30 p.m. at the Westminster Presbyterian Church (400 I Street SW) to share information on flood risks, preparedness measures and evacuation procedures to people who live, work or spend any time behind the levee system near the National Mall. [Read More]
Published: Oct-24-18

Corps of Engineers to host JRL master plan scoping meeting

JENNINGS RANDOLPH LAKE, W.Va. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers invites the surrounding communities to participate in a scoping meeting on Oct. 29 to share ideas, comments and feedback on the Jennings Randolph Lake Master Plan revision and process. [Read More]
Published: Oct-23-18

Fort Meade, Army Corps sign lease agreement for development on post

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, has signed an Enhanced Use Lease (EUL) on Fort George G. Meade property with Trammell Crow Company to allow construction of more than 500,000 square feet of office space for the benefit of the installation and its community. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-18

STURGIS vessel en route to Brownsville for final shipbreaking and recycling

GALVESTON, Texas – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ STURGIS vessel left this morning for the Port of Brownsville for her final journey. In two to three days, she will arrive at the International Shipbreaking Limited facility where she will be dismantled for recycling. The vessel is being towed from Galveston where it has undergone radiological decommissioning that included the safe removal of all components of the deactivated nuclear reactor and all associated radioactive waste that was formerly onboard the STURGIS. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-18
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