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  • 22 January 2016
    Business & Finance

    Governor Jay Nixon visited yesterday the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority (Semo Port) on the Mississippi River south of Cape Girardeau to discuss why he is proposing an additional $5 million in his Fiscal Year 2017 budget to expand Missouri’s public ports. Semo Port is one of 14 public port authorities in Missouri that have […]

  • 2 September 2013

    The U.S. Corps of Engineers intends to move forward with a project that includes dumping excavated soil in the Missouri River north of Arrow Rock, Mo. The soil comes from modification of a 1-mile long chute designed to provide shallow water habitat for the endangered pallid sturgeon fish. Just under a dozen groups, including Missouri […]

  • 15 May 2012

    American Rivers named the Missouri River among America’s Most Endangered Rivers today, shining a national spotlight on outdated flood management practices that are threatening public safety. The Missouri River is threatened by outdated flood management practices that compromise public safety and river health. The once wide Missouri, with extensive floodplains and shallow water areas, has […]

  • 12 December 2014
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt, who serves as a member of the U.S. Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation, has applauded the inclusion of a Missouri River Study in the bipartisan Coast Guard Authorization Act for Fiscal Years 2015 and 2016. The bill passed both the U.S. House of Representatives and U.S. Senate this week. […]

  • 14 June 2016
    Business & Finance

    Magruder Construction, working as subcontractor to Phillips Hardy Inc., recently completed hydraulic dredging at Cora Island on the Missouri River. The Cora Island project is a component of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers overall Missouri River Recovery Program. The work at the 1,358-acre island refuge is aimed at improving the habitat for several species […]

  • 10 October 2013
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Roy Blunt (Mo.) sent a letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District and the Assistant Secretary of the Army urging the Corps to halt the Jameson Island shallow water habitat construction project due to concerns of dumping dredged soil into the Missouri River. As the letter states, the Corps’ […]

  • 7 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, closed three breaches along Missouri River Levee System L-550, located near Missouri River Miles 524 and 525 southeast of Rock Port, Missouri, over the weekend. These are the third, fourth, and fifth breaches that have been closed under the current contract with Weston Solutions, Inc. of West […]

  • 18 December 2019
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, awarded last week a $12 million construction contract to Klutina River Contractors of Irvine, California, to continue interim repairs on the Missouri River Levee System L-594. The focus of this contract will be the closure of two of the outlet breaches on the levee system directly west […]

  • 28 September 2010

    The Southeast Missouri Regional Planning and Economic Development Commission and the Southeast Missouri Regional Port Authority told the … By Carrie Bartholomew (semissourian) [mappress] Source: semissourian, September 28, 2010;

  • 6 March 2020
    Business & Finance

    U.S. Senator Jerry Moran has introduced legislation with Senators Roy Blunt, Joni Ernst, Deb Fischer, Chuck Grassley, Josh Hawley, Pat Roberts and Ben Sasse to overhaul the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ process for managing water resources projects along the lower Missouri River system. The Lower Missouri River Flood Prevention Program Act, cosponsored by all of the […]

  • 15 January 2015
    Business & Finance, Project & Tenders

    Two Missouri River Recovery Program sites have been temporarily closed to all public entry: Cranberry Bend project in Saline County and Cora Island project in St. Charles County, Mo. These closures allow construction of habitat improvement projects to commence at these locations to benefit native fish and wildlife resources including the endangered pallid sturgeon. Each site […]

  • 26 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Jody Farhat, Chief of the Missouri River Basin Water Management Division of the Northwestern Division of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, testified Wednesday in St. Joseph, MO. before the Committee on Small Business of the United States House of Representatives, chaired by Missouri Congressman Sam Graves on “Missouri River Management: Does it Meet the […]

  • 18 February 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee will hold its next quarterly meeting February 23-25 in Kansas City, Missouri. The public will have the opportunity to address the committee and the lead agencies, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, regarding the Missouri River Recovery Program will be provided during each daily […]

  • 27 February 2012

    The Kansas City District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a total of six contracts since January to repair seven levees that were damaged in the devastating Missouri River flood in 2011. Approximately 30 contracts are expected to be awarded in the district’s efforts to respond to 55 requests for assistance from […]

  • 14 November 2014
    Business & Finance

    The State Interagency Missouri River Authority (SIMRA) will meet in Des Moines on November 17. Representatives of six state agencies will discuss ongoing science and upcoming weather expected to affect river levels and water quality in the Missouri River. Federal and state agency staff will update participants on the Iowa Nutrient Reduction Strategy, shallow water […]

  • 7 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    An $895,000 contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District, to Western Contracting of Sioux City, Iowa for the restoration of a backwater at Middle Decatur Bend in Burt County, Neb. The proposed project will restore the connection between Middle Decatur’s backwater lake and the Missouri River. The backwater serves […]

  • 1 February 2017
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Kansas City and Omaha Districts, will hold a public meeting on the draft Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (MRRMP-EIS) on February 9, at the Ramkota Hotel and Conference Center in Pierre, SD. The meeting will consist of an open house 5-5:45 p.m. and 8-8:45 p.m. […]

  • 14 November 2012

    Gov. Jay Nixon sent a letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Jo-Ellen Darcy, urging the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to continue providing water flow from the Missouri River to the Mississippi River. The Corps’ current plans would stop the release of water from the Missouri River’s upstream reservoirs beginning Dec. 1, which […]

  • 8 August 2016
    Business & Finance

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) will hold its 34th meeting on August 9-11, 2016 in La Vista, NE. Members of the public will have an opportunity during each daily session to address the committee and the lead federal agencies (the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service) regarding […]

  • 24 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment for adaptive management to the Sandy Point Bend chute complex in Harrison County, Iowa is currently available for public review. The EA evaluates the environmental impacts of adaptive management measures to maintain shallow water habitat quality within the chute complex and prevent impacts to the adjacent navigation channel. The original […]

  • 12 February 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    A public scoping meeting on the proposed shallow water habitat projects will be held Thursday, Feb. 27, at the Brownville Concert Hall, 126 Atlantic Street, Brownville, Neb. The purpose of the meeting is to seek public input on the development of two proposed shallow water habitat projects: Brownville Bend located a half mile south of […]

  • 6 January 2020
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District awarded a $1.68 million construction contract to Midwest Construction Company, Inc., on January 3 for the repair of approximately 300 feet of the right bank of the Platte River, approximately 1.25 river miles from the confluence of the Platte and the Missouri River. At this location, the […]

  • 13 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    A public meeting to gather input on the development of the proposed Glover’s Point Bend Shallow Water Habitat Project in Thurston County, Neb., will be hosted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Thursday, May 16 from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held in Sloan, Iowa at the WinnaVegas Casino Resort […]

  • 8 July 2015
    Business & Finance

    A draft supplemental environmental assessment (EA) for repairs to Deroin Bend chute in Holt County, Missouri, between Missouri River miles 519 to 517 is currently available for public review. The draft supplemental EA evaluates the environmental impacts of repairing damage to the chute that occurred during the 2011 Missouri River flood. Repairs are needed to […]

  • 6 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    A $3.56 million contract has been awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa, for the construction of a backwater at Glovers Point Bend in Thurston County, Neb. The proposed project will be constructed on land owned by the Winnebago Tribe of Nebraska and will result […]

  • 20 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Omaha District has awarded a contract for $1.17 million to Newt Marine Service of Dubuque, Iowa for repairs to shallow water habitat at Fawn Island in Harrison County, Iowa. Work will begin this month with completion expected by April 2016. The Fawn Island chute was constructed in 2010 to benefit […]