Tag: sustainability
  • Nashville District deputy commander promoted to lieutenant colonel

    Lt. Col. James A. DeLapp, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District commander, officiated and promoted Maj. Patrick Dagon to lieutenant colonel here at a ceremony attended by his family and district employees at the headquarters building.
  • Dale Hollow Dam plugs into its own power source

    CELINA, Tenn. (Feb. 26, 2013) – U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District electricians at Dale Hollow Dam on the Obey River are plugging into the dam’s power source as part of a sustainability program initiative.
  • Committing to Recycling Can be Sustainable

    Did you know that America Recycles Day was November 15? It is great that there is a day designated to focus on recycling, but recycling needs to be part of our lives every day, as well as taking steps to live more sustainably.
  • Building green: Corps of Engineers explores overseas LEED alternative

    WIESBADEN, Germany -- Think global, act local. The phrase, popularized in the 1970s on the back bumpers of hippies' Volkswagens and on the front of their T-shirts, has evolved through the years and taken on a wider meaning. The slogan is used by urban planners, environmentalists, government officials and business executives to describe a global mindset with a local focus.
  • Bostick discusses USACE, energy sustainability at conference

    Sustainability is an umbrella concept that deals with increasing the Army’s effectiveness by reducing its use of energy and impact to the climate and environment. Bostick spoke about the Corps’ efforts to support the Army Energy Initiatives.
  • Sacramento District parks and lakes are “greener” than ever

    Even though it’s autumn, parks managed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sacramento District will soon be “greener” than ever – using wind power, solar power, electric vehicles, active recycling campaigns and more to reduce their ecological footprint and help meet the Department of Defense’s sustainability goals.
  • 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.
  • District’s Coordinator Keeps Sustainability in Sight

    The Corps, who had been seeking ways to make its missions, facilities and operations sustainable for much of the past decade, fully embraced the directive and, at the district level, turned to environmental compliance coordinators.
  • ERDC Lab Wins Green Innovation Award

    Sept. 30, 2011Contact  Public Affairs Office601-634-3188VICKSBURG, Miss. — USACE Environmental