Tag: environment
  • Cadets plant seedlings to restore Wolf Creek Dam disposal area

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Feb. 22, 2016) – A determined group of Army Junior ROTC cadets from Pulaski County High School and Southwestern High School planted 4,000 seedlings as part of a once-in-a-lifetime environmental restoration opportunity at a disposal area near Wolf Creek Dam today.
  • Corps seeks comments on draft environmental assessment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public comments on the draft Environmental Assessment for the Western Snowy Plover Site Management Plan in Coos County, Oregon.
  • President’s 2017 Budget: $157.9 Million for regional Corps projects

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Pittsburgh District, reports that the President’s Fiscal Year 2017 Budget includes $157.9 million in new federal funding for the district’s civil works program.
  • Corps adds fourth meeting to discuss Yuba River ecosystem restoration study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District has expanded its series of public scoping meetings discussing the feasibility of ecosystem restoration in Northern California’s Yuba River watershed to include a Nov. 5 meeting in Downieville, Calif.
  • Final Gathright Dam pulse release of 2015 scheduled for Wednesday

    Operators at Gathright Dam near Covington, Virginia will conduct the final pulse release of the year Wednesday. The pulse, conducted by the Norfolk District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, will begin at approximately 6 a.m. and end at 1:30 p.m. and will increase levels 3 to 4.5 feet in the Jackson River.
  • USACE awards $7.994 million contract for construction at Braddock Bay

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, (USACE), Buffalo District awarded a $7.994 million contract on
  • Shenango Dam marks 50th anniversary

    Shenango Dam is hosting a free open house, Saturday, Sept. 26 between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., to commemorate the dam’s 50 years of service.
  • Safety rising star honored by National Safety Council

    Melanie Prescott, an industrial hygienist for the Sacramento District, will be honored as a Rising Star of Safety by the National Safety Council during their annual Congress from Sept. 26 to Oct. 2 in Atlanta.
  • 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.
  • NR 15-024: Sunset Marina flying new ‘Clean Marina’ flag

    NASHVILLE, TENN., (July 2, 2015) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District supports marina operators and owners who are voluntarily striving to protect the water resources of the Cumberland River Basin by going “clean and green” such as Sunset Marina in Monroe, Tenn. The Corps, Tennessee Wildlife Resources Agency, Cumberland River Compact, and Sunset Marina celebrated June 22, 2015 as the marina received their recertification and a new flag to designate them as a “Clean Marina.”