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  • Savannah District renovation project receives Corps Excellence Award

    The $168 million renovation of the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) Headquarters, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District project located at Fort Benning, Ga., earned the 2013 Chief of Engineers Award of Excellence in the “Building the Future” category.
  • Two Baltimore District teams recognized for excellence in sustainability

    Two Baltimore District Planning teams were recognized at the 2013 USACE Sustainability Awards for
  • Two Baltimore District teams recognized for excellence in sustainability

    Two Baltimore District Planning teams were recognized at the 2013 USACE Sustainability Awards for their excellence in sustainability, design and construction achievement, with one team winning the Green Innovation Award and the other winning the Green Dream Team Award.
  • Corps celebrates America’s Great Outdoors, opens new pathway

    RAYSTOWN LAKE, Pa. – A new 2.3 mile pathway around the Seven Points Recreation Area – made 100 percent out of recycled materials - should reduce traffic congestion, increase pedestrian safety, and provide a healthy alternate to driving.
  • EL supports Alcorn State University’s Sustainability Program launch

    LORMAN, Miss.—Three ERDC Environmental Laboratory (EL) researchers joined the global Earth Day
  • Annual dredging project no small task for district

    As far as dredging projects go, the one conducted from mid to late April at Oceanside Harbor seems pretty simple. “The project entails dredging sand out of the federal navigation channel at Oceanside Harbor and placing it on a downcoast beach,” said Scott John, the project manager. “Sand accretes naturally in the harbor entrance and it needs to be dredged out on an annual basis.”
  • Army MATOC: First awards under $7 billion renewable energy contract

    HUNTSVILLE, Ala. -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, working with the Army Energy Initiatives Task Force, awarded the first of its kind Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity Multiple Award Task Order Contracts for the first technology under this contract to support renewable energy on Defense Department installations.
  • Going Green: Army Corps unveils new master plan for oyster recovery

    Since the turn of the 20th century, oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay have declined dramatically, largely due to disease, overharvesting, loss of habitat, and degraded water quality. With the State of Maryland placing increased emphasis on restoring the Chesapeake Bay, oyster restoration remains paramount in improving the Bay's vitality.
  • Going Green: Army Corps unveils new master plan for oyster recovery

    Since the turn of the 20th century, oyster populations in the Chesapeake Bay have declined dramatically, largely due to disease, overharvesting, loss of habitat, and degraded water quality. With the State of Maryland placing increased emphasis on restoring the Chesapeake Bay, oyster restoration remains paramount in improving the Bay's vitality.
  • Going Green: Corps prescribed fire program helps double butterfly population

    EUGENE, Ore. -- The population of endangered Fender's blue butterflies has doubled at Fern Ridge Reservoir since last year, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers survey. The Corps' 2012 estimate of 3,769 Fender's blue butterflies at 11 sites near the reservoir west of Eugene, Ore., is the species' largest known population and continues a trend of positive population growth since it was first detected on Corps lands in 1998.