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  • 8 November 2017
    Business & Finance

    Environment Agency’s 100-year strategy for flood protection in Swale and Medway Estuary area is available online now for public scrutiny and comment. The online public consultation opened, 6 November 2017, allowing people to view the Environment Agency’s plans on how best to best protect people, properties, wildlife habitats and agricultural land from flooding and coastal erosion in the […]

  • 3 August 2010

    Contrary to recent media reports of a quick recovery in the Gulf of Mexico, scientists and biologists are “deeply concerned” about impacts that will likely span “several decades”. “My prediction is that we will be dealing with the impacts of this spill for several decades to come and it will outlive me,” Dr. Ed Cake, […]

  • 17 December 2015
    Business & Finance

    In front of a mostly packed house in the island’s combined-school cafeteria, a panel of Norfolk District leaders, engineers and scientists briefed the community on progress of the jetty project. The group announced the study period for the project was nearing an end and was moving to review by higher headquarters. Under the guidelines of […]

  • 13 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, will host two open houses this week to inform stakeholders and the public on the progress and future plans for the federal levee projects in the Metro East. The 75.8-mile system of levees in the Metro East protects an 111,700-acre area including parts of Alton, East […]

  • 14 August 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    U.S. Senator David Vitter (R-La.) made the following statement regarding the U.S. Treasury Department’s Interim Final Rule under the Resources and Ecosystem Sustainability, Tourist Opportunities, and Revived Economies of the Gulf Coast States (RESTORE) Act, which establishes grant programs for the Gulf States, including Louisiana, to receive funds for environmental restoration and economic development projects. […]

  • 5 September 2014
    Business & Finance, Equipment, Technology

    Thanks to a partnership with Clemson University and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, scientists are collecting valuable data in the Savannah River estuary for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project (SHEP). The research is part of an extensive pre-construction monitoring plan to establish a baseline of environmental data in advance of the harbor deepening. “Our […]

  • 26 March 2012

    U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) joined a group of Senators in urging key appropriators to include funding for dredging small and low-use ports in the fiscal year (FY) 2013 budget. Small and low-use ports are ports that don’t have enough tonnage to meet the Army Corps of Engineers’ threshold to qualify for annual dredging support […]

  • 5 March 2012

    Work crews began installing aqua levee systems recently on Pistol and Brown Creeks that will act as makeshift coffer dams. Pumps capable of moving up to 6,900 gallons per minute are in place and ready to divert water collected from these streams through pipes around Greenbelt Lake. As the water is diverted and once the […]