Tag: environment
  • Public Notice: Open house for the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City District, will host an Open House on Wednesday, November 14, 2018, from 4:30 p.m.–7:00 p.m. at the Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Country Club in Yutan, Neb. The VFW Country Club is located south of Highway 92 at 1581 Yutan Road. The public is invited. Project personnel will be available to provide and interpret water sampling results and other site data. To learn more about the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant, please plan on attending our Open House. There will be a brief informational presentation on the 2017 Containment Evaluation at 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
  • Corps signs partnership agreement to extend Harlan’s sewer services

    HARLAN, Ky. (Oct. 18, 2018) – Officials signed a partnership agreement today at Tucker Guthrie Memorial Airport to extend sewer services to 50 residences and 20 commercial structures.
  • Salmon habitat restoration at Oaks Bottom reaches key milestone as culvert sections are put into place

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the City of Portland reached a major milestone in the Oaks Bottom habitat restoration project this week as site preparation is complete and construction of the culvert begins. The Corps is working with the City of Portland’s Bureau of Environmental Services and Portland Parks & Recreation to bring salmon back to the Oaks Bottom Wildlife Refuge.
  • Pittsburgh Corps seeks public input on Tygart Lake’s future

    The Pittsburgh District is seeking public input for the Tygart Lake Master Plan and Shoreline Management Plan revisions.
  • Work Plan adds $112 million for regional Corps projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, reports that the Fiscal Year 2018 appropriations will include an additional $112 million funded through the work plan for the district’s civil works program.
  • Cheatham Lake park rangers engage students on environmental awareness

    ASHLAND CITY, Tenn. (May 31, 2018) – Cheatham Lake park rangers engaged students at West Cheatham Elementary School Gymnasium May 22 for Environmental Awareness Day.
  • “Goo Must Go” - Back in Business on the Elizabeth

    A program to be signed by the Corps of Engineers on May 24 will be the first of its kind in the country and will once again allow impacts to healthy river bottom on the Elizabeth River to go forward while developers offset the impacts by cleaning up some of the contaminated “goo” elsewhere on the river.
  • Nashville District contributes to Earth Day celebration at Centennial Park

    NASHVILLE, Tenn. (April 21, 2018) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District celebrated Earth Day with thousands of energetic people today during the 16th annual Nashville Earth Day Festival at Centennial Park.
  • Protecting and restoring the Oregon State Flower

    Land managers in the South Willamette Valley have discovered a disturbing trend on the properties they manage: Oregon grape plants are being illegally harvested in large numbers, presumably to sell for the herbal properties of their roots.
  • 18-034 Dworshak, BLM offer timber sale to improve forest health

    AHSAHKA, Idaho – The Walla Walla District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in conjunction with the U.S. Bureau of Land Management, invite interested parties to bid on the sale of approximately 701 acres of timber on forest lands surrounding Dworshak Dam and Reservoir in Clearwater County, Idaho.