Tag: environment
  • New Orleans to Venice by way of Memphis

    In line with USACE’s top priority, public safety, the Memphis District is part of a huge undertaking to design, procure, and construct hurricane and storm risk reduction features and ensure the Mississippi River remains viable from New Orleans to Venice, Louisiana.
  • The Corps Environment - May 2023 issue now available

    The May 2023 edition of The Corps Environment is now available! This edition features initiatives from across the Army environmental community that are protecting and preserving our environment.
  • McGlinn Island Jetty emergency repairs underway to protect endangered salmon

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. lead emergency repairs to the McGlinn Island Jetty and resident endangered salmon, near La Conner, Washington.
  • Buffalo District Regulators Host the NCNE Wetland Delineation Training

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District Regulatory Branch brought together 16 partners from different federal government agencies around the country to earn their certification in Northcoast Northeast Wetland Delineation through a four-day classroom and field training course, May 1-4, 2023.
  • Groundbreaking ceremony ushers in start of fish and wildlife habitat restoration at Mountlake Terrace

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will commemorate construction of a fish and wildlife habitat restoration project with a groundbreaking ceremony, May 30, 2023.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases second of three final reports on sampling results from Jana Elementary School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District released the second of three final reports today detailing the results of its findings from extensive sampling and testing at Jana Elementary School in Florissant, Missouri. The report, which is focused on the lead-210 sampling conducted under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP), confirms that the school is safe from a radiological standpoint.  “Like the first report released April 25, this report also builds upon the preliminary results we shared with the community last November and It provides additional data from our structural surveys and sampling that confirms there are no areas of radiological concern in or around the school,” said Phil Moser, St. Louis District program manager for FUSRAP. “Our efforts to provide detailed information and data to the community continue. We are preparing the third and final report on our sampling and testing efforts which we anticipate sharing with the community by early June.”
  • USACE to host information meeting May 31 discussing Titan 1-A FUDS Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District is hosting an informational public meeting May 31 to discuss its remedial investigation of the former Beale Air Force Base Titan 1-A Missile facility in Lincoln, California.
  • Juvenile salmon benefit from spring spill

    In April, the Northwestern Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers started spilling water on the Snake and Columbia rivers to help juvenile salmon migrate downstream. We met up with Julie Ammann, Reservoir Control Center chief at Bonneville Lock & Dam to check it out.
  • Corps, partners to host Upper Pool 4 project groundbreaking ceremony

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources and the Lake Pepin Legacy Alliance are hosting a groundbreaking ceremony in Bay City, Wisconsin, May 16, to kickoff construction of a first-of-its-kind Mississippi River habit improvement project.
  • Investing in Our Planet: Earth Day 2023

    On April 22, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) joins our global community in the celebration of Earth Day. Protecting and preserving our environment is an enduring mission for USACE.