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  • October

    Floating barge with air curtain burner incinerates Lake Cumberland debris

    SOMERSET, Ky. (Oct. 22, 2020) – A new floating barge equipped with an air curtain burner began incinerating debris on Lake Cumberland this week, a move that will increase the efficiency of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District team charged with debris removal operations onboard the PRIDE of the Cumberland.
  • Corps repurposes native willow for habitat improvement

    In an effort to stabilize shorelines, protect cultural sites and improve habitat for fish and wildlife, Corps engineers, biologists and environmental scientists have repurposed native coyote willow found below the Mill Creek Diversion Dam at Rooks Park in Walla Walla.
  • September

    Corps continues march toward diversion completion

    With every swing of a hammer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its progress toward completing the Fargo – Moorhead Metro Diversion Flood Risk Management Project.
  • Corps continues march toward diversion completion

    With every swing of a hammer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its progress toward completing the Fargo – Moorhead Metro Diversion Flood Risk Management Project.
  • August

    The Corps Environment - August 2020 issue now available

    The August 2020 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition highlights supporting economic and environmentally sustainable solutions, in support of Environmental Operating Principle #3.
  • July

    LUCKEY FUSRAP SITE SAFELY TRANSPORTS 5,000th TRUCKLOAD OF MATERIAL FOR DISPOSAL – PHASE 1 EXCAVATION COMPLETE

    The 5,000th truck left the Luckey Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program Site today, loaded with material contaminated with beryllium, radium-226, thorium-230, uranium-234, uranium-238, and lead, which marks the substantial completion of Phase 1.
  • May

    The Corps Environment - May 2020 issue now available

    The Corps Environment May 2020 issue is now available. This edition highlights protecting and preserving the environment, in support of USACE's Environmental Operating Principle #4, and showcases extraordinary environmental stewardship efforts across the Army.
  • The Corps Environment - May 2020 issue now available

    The Corps Environment May 2020 issue is now available. This edition highlights protecting and preserving the environment, in support of USACE's Environmental Operating Principle #4, and showcases extraordinary environmental stewardship efforts across the Army.
  • March

    Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP)

    The Navigation and Ecosystem Sustainability Program (NESP), seeks to provide a safe, reliable, cost effective and environment sustainable waterborne navigation system by implementing switchboats at five locks, constructing mooring cells and seven new 1,200 foot locks. NESP will restore the aquatic and terrestrial habitat to a more natural condition on more than 100,000 acres throughout the system through a wide variety of ecosystem projects.
  • April

    State of the USACE Environmental Program

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Over the course of the past five years, I've had the privilege of championing our environmental mission alongside the highly-skilled and capable workforce within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). As I transition from serving as the Environmental Programs Chief at Headquarters to the Regional Programs Manager at North Atlantic Division, I would be remiss if I did not take this opportunity to give a shout-out to our USACE-wide environmental team and the value-added results they continue to deliver.
  • October

    Banner year for Formerly Used Defense Sites Program

    WASHINGTON, D.C. -- It has been a banner year for the Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS) program. The program, which restores environmental conditions at sites formerly used by the Department of Defense to build and defend our Nation, successfully obligated 100 percent of its authorized $243.1 million budget and met all major milestones for fiscal year 2017, advancing cleanup efforts across the country.
  • December

    North Murfreesboro Greenway Project completes recreation improvements

    MURFREESBORO, Tenn. (Dec. 14, 2016) – With ribbon cutting and fanfare, officials opened the North Murfreesboro Greenway today, delivering new hiking, jogging, cycling and horseback riding opportunities to the public.
  • May

    Corps joins more than 100 volunteers on a mission to be a part of the solution to Raystown Lake pollution

    Friends of Raystown Lake and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), along with 130 volunteers,
  • July

    Fort Benning project team shines with delivery of industry-leading hospital

    SAVANNAH, Ga. – Fort Benning’s newly unveiled Martin Army Community Hospital brims with exceptionalism, earning the hospital’s area team the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2015 Project Delivery Team of the Year for Excellence Award.
  • May

    Five things Army engineers do to protect the environment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages one of the largest environmental missions in the nation. At the North Atlantic Division in Brooklyn, N.Y., engineers focus on five main environmental areas: Restoring degraded ecosystems, constructing sustainable facilities, managing natural resources and waterways and cleaning up contaminated sites from formerly used defense sites.
  • January

    Albuquerque District regulator receives two awards for water work

    Marcy Leavitt, Texas/New Mexico Branch Chief of the Albuquerque District's Regulatory Division, recently received two honors recognizing her work that has helped protect not just water quality, but also watersheds and headwaters -- precious resources in an arid state.
  • October

    Building an energy sustainable Corps

    DALLAS -- In the 80s "Reuse, Renew, Recycle" was the way ahead for conquering the earth's energy and pollution problems. Today, energy and environmental sustainability has become so much more vast and complicated, that those three verbs don't cut it anymore.
  • July

    USACE approves first Native American commercial wetland mitigation bank in U.S. with Lummi Nation

    Federal agencies worked together with the Lummi Nation to establish the first federally authorized Native American sponsored commercial wetland and habitat mitigation bank in the nation.
  • Balancing Economic Revitalization & the Environment in one of the World's Most Urbanized Estuaries

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District and its regional partners are actively committed to achieving the vision of a "World Class Harbor Estuary."
  • What is ecosystem restoration?

    Q. What is the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Ecosystem Restoration Program?A. The USACE is comprised
  • June

    Marsh restoration has wildlife’s ‘seal’ of approval

    As construction workers maneuver bulldozers and spread sand to restore the degrading marsh island, Yellow Bar Hassock in Jamaica Bay, N.Y., their work is being closely observed by an area resident.
  • Environmental clean-up at Walker Lake, Nevada

    Hawthorne Army Depot, the Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District, the Army Environmental Command and contractors have partnered together to perform a partial cleanup operation at the south end of Walker Lake.