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Friday | Farmington Daily Times

Deadline softens for city of Aztec to fix Animas River intake

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.

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Related Topix: Aztec, NM, US News, Navajo Dam, NM, San Juan County, NM

Friday Sep 12 | Business Journal

U.S. Steel cleared to expand plant

United States Steel Corp. Friday said it received final approval for expanding its Minntac facility in Mountain Iron, Minn.

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Related Topix: Steel, United States Steel, Mining, US News

Friday Sep 12 | Patch.com

Ocean Ocean City Council Approves Easements to Pave Way for Beach Replenishment Project

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.

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Related Topix: US News

Friday Sep 12 | Barnstable Patriot

Travel lane restriction to start on Cape Cod Canal's Sagamore Bridge on Sept. 22

A travel lane restriction on the Sagamore Bridge in Bourne is scheduled to start on Sept. 22 at 8 a.m. as contractors work to complete the $12.3 million bridge painting project, according to officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: Bourne, MA, US News

Thu Sep 11, 2014

Sys-Con Media

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 27

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.

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Related Topix: US News

The Jersey Journal

Congressman Lance welcomes Mayors' Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control

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.

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Related Topix: Representative Leonard Lance, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Rahway, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Millburn, NJ, Natural Disasters, Flood

Business Journal

Army Corps approval secured for FedEx project

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.

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Related Topix: US Senate, US Politics, Charles Schumer, Democrat, US News

St. Petersburg Times

St. Petersburg seeking demolition permit for the Pier

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.

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Related Topix: US News

Examiner.com

Passage of H.R. 5080 praised by Rep. Kinzinger and NAHB

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."

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Related Topix: US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Representative Steve Southerland

The Times

Southerland touts WRRDA 2014

District 2 Congressman Steve Southerland says Congress might finally take a hand in ending the water wars between Alabama, Florida and Georgia.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Franklin County, FL

Wed Sep 10, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Flood Insurance Costs to Drop In Sioux Falls

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.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Sioux Falls, SD, US News, FEMA

Click Orlando

Army OKs beach renourishment for Brevard

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.

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Related Topix: Satellite Beach, FL, Indian Harbour Beach, FL, US News, Brevard County, FL, US Military, US Air Force, Patrick Air Force Base, Cape Canaveral, FL

The Day

Mystic River eyesore being removed

Workers from Gwenmor Marine on Tuesday begin to remove a large rotting coal barge that for decades has been part of the Route 27 landscape behind Twisters Ice Cream on the Mystic River. The project is being done thanks to Clean Up Sound and Harbors, which raised the approximately $10,000 for the removal.

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Related Topix: Department of Energy, US News

Wed Sep 03, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

Sweetgrass endangered in SC Lowcountry

Joe Mazyck, 80, of Mount Pleasant, S.C., harvests sweetgrass on Wednesday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Mount Pleasant, SC, US News, St. Stephen, SC

WaterWorld

SUEZ ranked among largest North American environmental services companies

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.

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The Alternative Press

Millburn Township Committee Continues to Address Flood Control

Millburn officials described their continuing efforts on several fronts to prevent flooding in the township during Tuesday night's Township Committee meeting.

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Related Topix: Millburn, NJ, US News

Directions Magazine

Global Trade Support Agencies Announced for Geospatial and Engineering International Conference

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.

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Related Topix: US News

The Miami Herald

Weavers harvesting sweetgrass in Lowcountry

On Wednesday they are pulling the grass used to make sweetgrass baskets at the St. Stephen Powerhouse operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Berkeley County.

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Related Topix: US News

Tue Sep 02, 2014

Virgin Islands Daily News

Dolphinarium hearing to be held

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public hearing this month on the proposed $5.2 million, 70,000-square-foot, interactive dolphin exhibit at Coral World Ocean Park.

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Related Topix: US News

Mon Sep 01, 2014

Building Operating Management

Federal Center South Building 1202 shows what buildings can be

The Federal Center South Building 1202 in Seattle provides a glimpse of the future of high-performance facilities.

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Related Topix: US News

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