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Friday | Farmington Daily Times
Officials have softened the Oct. 31 deadline for the City of Aztec to construct a permanent solution in the Animas River to help feed the city's sole river intake for drinking water. Last winter, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers set the deadline after the city applied for a permit to construct a rock diversion dike in the Animas River.
Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal
United States Steel Corp. Friday said it received final approval for expanding its Minntac facility in Mountain Iron, Minn.
Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com
Council voted 6-0 to provide the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers with an easement over 14 streets and 16 alleys between 34th Street and Corson's Inlet State Park. Council President Anthony Wilson was absent.
Other agencies and partners that manage recreation areas located on USACE lands are encouraged, but not required, to comply with this waiver of day use fees in the areas they manage. In addition, volunteers who participate in one of USACE's National Public Lands Day activities will be issued a fee-free coupon if the volunteer site is participating in the coupon program.
Meeting with Congressman Lance are: Rahway Mayor Samson Steinman; Cranford Mayor Andis Kalnins; Millburn Mayor Robert Tillotson; Union Mayor Clifton People; Springfield Deputy Mayor David Barnett; and Maplewood Deputy Mayor Kathleen Leventhal. Congressman Leonard Lance welcomed members of the Mayors' Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control to Washington this week to present their constituent petition and meet with representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to address the chronic flooding problems that plague the municipalities along the Rahway River.
Pressure from Sen. Charles Schumer helped fast-track a mandated federal environmental approval that may lead to a $50 million FedEx project in Hamburg. Schumer's office confirmed Thursday afternoon that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expedited a key wetlands review at the former Bethlehem Steel property where FedEx is proposing to construct a 375,000-square-foot ground transportation center.
With a majority of the design teams competing for the $46 million St. Petersburg Pier project indicating they want to reuse the closed inverted pyramid, the iconic structure could survive. But because the city is facing a deadline to complete the project in three years, officials are making plans should demolition be in the cards for the 1973 building.
Yesterday, Congress passed the Waters of the United States Regulatory Overreach Protection Act of 2014 - H.R. 5078 with a vote of 262/152; 17 not voting, four Republicans and 13 Democrats. Today, Congressman Adam Kinzinger put out a statement on its passage, as a cosponsor of the bill, Kinzinger hopes that the bill will pass through the Senate to put an end to the EPA and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers ever-expanding rulemaking that has changed the definition of "waters of the United States."
Sioux Falls residents who waited 14 years for completion of a levee system will be on hold a little longer before their homes and businesses are officially declared off the flood plain. City officials on Tuesday signed the final U.S. Army Corps of Engineers evaluation report that accredited the $65 million flood protection system built in three phases.
Satellite Beach and Indian Harbour Beach cleared the final bureaucratic hurdle in bringing a $34 million beach renourishment project to their shores, with new sand expected as soon as 2016, Local 6 news partner Florida Today reports. Jo-Ellen Darcy, assistant secretary of the Army for civil works, signed off Monday on a plan by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Brevard County to put 655,000 cubic yards of sand on 7.8 miles of the two beaches, from just south of Patrick Air Force Base south to Flug Avenue.
Joe Mazyck, 80, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., harvests sweetgrass on Wednesday, Sept.
According to the comprehensive annual industry listing compiled by Engineering News Record , SUEZ ENVIRONNEMENT NORTH AMERICA has grown to be one of the largest environmental services companies operating in North America.
Millburn officials described their continuing efforts on several fronts to prevent flooding in the township during Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting.
Government experts will guide attendees through the many proven and highly successful programs currently available to firms seeking export assistance at the Geospatial & Engineering International Conference , September 25-26, 2014.
Updated: Fri Sep 12, 2014 08:51 pm
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