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Army Corps of Engineers announces proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits
8/3/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it has prepared its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of...
Army Corps of Engineers reports an increase in adult drowning at its lake and river projects this summer
7/9/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that more than 30 people lost their lives to drowning in June at lake and river projects the agency manages. The June statistics represent a 47 percent...
Army Corps of Engineers begins gradual reopening of recreation areas closed due to Coronavirus
5/22/2020
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today that it has begun the gradual reopening of some USACE-managed recreation areas that were closed to protect against the further spread of coronavirus...

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  • Corps continues to fight Mississippi River flooding, crest moving south from Cairo

    VICKSBURG, MISS., January 4, 2016 – Almost 300 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel from throughout the Mississippi Valley Division are continuing to combat flooding from high Mississippi River levels as the river crested January 3 at 56 feet on the Cairo gage. Public safety is the Corps number one priority, and as record-breaking river levels recede on the upper Mississippi and its tributaries, flood fighters remain vigilant around the clock to rapidly respond to trouble spots.