News Releases

  • Army Corps shares information on streamlined storm damage repairs permits and exemptions

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers anticipates that some owners of damaged property from Tropical Storm/Hurricane Isaias within the Baltimore District area will want to conduct repair activities in the near future. It is important to note that most of these smaller repairs may not require an application to be submitted to the Army Corps prior to beginning work.
  • Army Corps in Baltimore on alert preparing for potential Hurricane Isaias impacts

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Baltimore District, is actively preparing for potential impacts from Hurricane Isaias, which could reach the mid-Atlantic region in the coming days. The District’s Emergency Operations Center (EOC) has been activated at 2 Hopkins Plaza in downtown Baltimore and virtually to coordinate all emergency response activities.
  • Corps prepares for Hurricane Isaias

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District is prepared to respond to Hurricane Isaias and will continue to inform the public about any changes to operations on Lake Okeechobee, the Herbert Hoover Dike, Corps water control structures, navigation locks, recreation facilities, and post storm damage to federally authorized beaches.
  • ERDC’s Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory awarded construction contract for new climatic chamber facility

    On July 9, 2020, the U.S. Army Engineer Research and Development Center announced that the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) was awarded an Unspecified Minor Military Construction Authority (UMMCA) contract to build a climatic chamber facility on the Hanover, New Hampshire, campus.
  • Tule River Spillway construction set to begin Aug. 2

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will begin construction operations to realign Avenue 146 and widen the existing Tule River Spillway at Success Lake in Porterville, California, starting August 2.
  • Swimming Not Recommended at Lake Red Rock Beaches

    Due to elevated bacteria levels, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rock Island District does not recommend swimming at the North Overlook and Whitebreast beaches at Lake Red Rock.
  • Edward MacDowell Lake celebrates 70th year commemoration

     July 31 marks the 70th anniversary of the completion of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Edward MacDowell Lake Dam. The project was completed in 1950 at a cost of $2,014,000 and is named after the late composer, Edward MacDowell. The dam, located on Nubanusit Brook in Peterborough, east of Keene, provides flood protection primarily to Peterborough. The project also provides flood protection to the downstream communities of Hancock, Bennington, Antrim, Deering, Hillsboro, and Henniker, all located on the Contoocook River.
  • Virtual public meetings set for Collier County study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Collier County, Florida, its nonfederal sponsor, have released the Collier County Coastal Storm Risk Management Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement.
  • Corps Awards $12.9 Contract to Replace Dam Gates

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Pittsburgh District announces the award of a more than $12.9-million contract for the installation of two new dam lift gates and a new control system at Montgomery Locks and Dam on the Ohio River in Monaca, Pennsylvania.
  • Corps will use Final Environmental Impact Statement to inform permit decision

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District published the final environmental impact statement for the Pebble Limited Partnership’s application to discharge fill material into waters of the United States for the purpose of developing a copper-molybdenum-gold mine project in the Bristol Bay region of Alaska on July 24.