Corps of Engineers’ chief signs off on Malibu Creek ecosystem restoration, elevates project to Congress
Jim Hutchison, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District lead planner for the Malibu Ecosystem Restoration Project, far left, discusses plans for the project with Maj. Gen. William “Butch” Graham, deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, far right, during an Oct. 6 site tour of the project near Calabasas, California. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the chief’s report for the project Nov. 13 at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington D.C., which now elevates the report to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and to Congress for consideration of project authorization.

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