Archive: September, 2018
  • 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.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers prepares for high water at Sayers Dam

    FOSTER JOSEPH SAYERS DAM, Pennsylvania – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District personnel
  • Hunting Opportunities at Raystown

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake announces the
  • Heightened elevations at Raystown Lake result in boat launch and campground closures

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pennsylvania —The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers at Raystown Lake is experiencing
  • Army Corps Baltimore District prepares for Florence, and potential for flooding throughout the region

    BALTIMORE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District’s is tracking Hurricane Florence and working in coordination with federal, state and local emergency management counterparts throughout the region, including particularly in Maryland, Pennsylvania, New York, Washington D.C., and West Virginia, to prepare to respond to the effects of this storm.
  • First DOD mitigation banking instrument for Maryland unveiled

    The U.S. Air Force at Joint Base Andrews, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Maryland Department of the Environment, GreenTrust Alliance and GreenVest LLC announced the completion of the first Umbrella Mitigation Banking Instrument for the Department of Defense in Maryland during an event held at The Courses at Andrews, Sept. 6, 2018. The first site to be restored under the UMBI is Mattawoman Creek in Pomfret, which is in Charles County. The entire project yields nearly 38 wetland credits and almost 1,600 stream credits to provide potential mitigation for planned construction efforts on JBA, such as runway construction or expansion.