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  • Folly Beach Post-Superstorm Sandy Assessment Complete

    Charleston, SC— Upon completion of a post-storm assessment after the effects of Superstorm Sandy,
  • Restoration project provides critical habitat, reduces flood risk

    For more than 100 years Washington’s Green Duwamish River system in had been altered in a way that
  • Restoration project provides critical habitat, reduces flood risk

    For more than 100 years Washington’s Green Duwamish River system in had been altered in a way that degraded its ability to function as clean productive habitat for fish and wildlife. To combat this degradation, Seattle District employees have worked closely with the affected communities affected to come up with a solution.
  • Public meeting scheduled to discuss preliminary ecological modeling results for Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will host a public meeting on the Jacksonville Harbor Navigation Deepening Study. The meeting will be held on Thursday, October 25th at 7:00 p.m. at the Jacksonville Port Authority Cruise Terminal.
  • Regulators focused on mission as Clean Water Act turns 40

    The Clean Water Act turns 40 today and, though opponents and supporters still debate the scope and effectiveness of the landmark legislation, employees of the regulatory branch here have a clear understanding of their mission. “It’s about being consistent and operating within the scope of our authorities,” said Col. Paul Olsen, Norfolk District commander. “It’s about balancing the nation’s passion to build with the needs of the environment.”
  • 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.
  • USACE Environmental chief visits southern Arizona

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District hosted Dr. Christine Altendorf, the USACE Environmental Division chief during a two-day visit Aug. 29-30 to the southern Arizona area. Her visit focused on sustainable projects by the District and other agencies on and around military and federal properties.
  • Minority Students Gain “Experience of a Lifetime”

    The National Hispanic Environmental Council sponsors a national Minority Youth Environmental Training Institute that is held for 11 days in Northern New Mexico and exposes minority youth to environmental opportunities within the Environmental Protection Agency, Fish and Wildlife Service, USDA Forest Service and Natural Resources Conservation Service.
  • Nashville mayor goes up river to see dam safety project

    JAMESTOWN, Ky. (Aug. 7, 2012) – Nashville Mayor Karl Dean visited Wolf Creek Dam today to see the ongoing foundation remediation construction, which is a dam safety project of vital importance to the citizens he represents 270 miles downstream.
  • 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.