Korea – Humphreys Central Elementary School students learned a bit about how things work when volunteers from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Far East District visited the school on April 19 as part of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math week.
The Olmsted Locks and Dam project, Olmsted, Illinois, is participating in the next wave of testing aids to navigation being transmitted by Automatic Identification System (AIS).
Significant progress has been made in restoring America’s Everglades over the past five years and a comprehensive report highlighting these efforts has recently been submitted to Congress.
The 2015 Report to Congress for the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP) was jointly submitted to Congress last week by the secretaries of the Army and the Interior. The report details the collaborative effort of participating agencies and their combined commitment to restore America’s Everglades.
There is a tremor in the workforce.
With a swell of retirement-eligible baby boomers leading the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a new band of heroes face a stiff challenge to quickly transform into future leaders of our nation’s premier public engineering agency. A collection of young professionals born from 1981-1996, millennials hold a cosmic cloud of information at their fingertips and are finding a new “Pathway” to success, designed to make them the most well-trained decision makers the Corps has ever seen.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Region 2 recently announced a $1.38 billion Superfund project for the cleanup of the Lower Passaic River. The event featured keynote speakers Sen. Bob Menendez, Sen. Cory Booker, Judith Enck, regional administrator, EPA, Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Bob Martin, commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and other participants. Each talked about the importance of the cleanup of the lower Passaic River.