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2 hrs ago | Minot Daily News

A look at the new

MINOT AIR FORCE BASE Gary I. Johnson, of Minot, helped build the runway at Minot Air Force base more than 50 years ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Minot Air Force Base, Minot, ND, US News

5 hrs ago | Forsyth County News

County to look at four Lanier park sites

Nearly three years after gaining the rights to six park sites on Lake Lanier, Forsyth County appears ready to begin the planning process for four of them.

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10 hrs ago | Progressive Farmer

Eight Locks and Dams Still Closed; St. Louis Rises Above Flood Stage

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, reopened its three Minneapolis locks to commercial navigation Saturday, July 5, when flows dropped below 40,000 cfs.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News

14 hrs ago | ECNmag

Army-green gets greener: USARPAC Soldiers test clean energy sources during RIMPAC

For years, the word green has been associated with the U.S. Army. However, with the implementation of renewable energy initiatives, the Army has shared its "green" characteristics while taking on the challenges of "going green."

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Related Topix: Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy, US Military, US Army, US News

16 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

Oklahoma ending lease with Walnut Creek State Park

The Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation has announced it will end its lease for Walnut Creek State Park in northeastern Oklahoma, citing a drop in state funding as the reason for the cutback.

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16 hrs ago | NY1

Judge: UES Waste Transfer Station Project Can Proceed

A federal judge this week ended the debate over the highly controversial construction of a waste transfer Station on the Upper East Side.

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19 hrs ago | The Miami Herald

Dredging to improve St. Joseph River harbor access

The Herald-Palladium of St. Joseph reports maintenance dredging funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was completed on the outer harbor last month.

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23 hrs ago | MLive.com

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Detroit welcomes new commander

Lt. Col. Michael Sellers assumed command of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Detroit district on Thursday.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

Scanews.com

Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis

The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding along stretches of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis early next week.

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Related Topix: Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood, Clarksville, MO, US News

Scanews.com

Rising Water Slows Mississippi River Navigation

Flooding along the upper Mississippi River is affecting navigation, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: US News, Natural Disasters, Flood

Bellingham Herald

Environmentalists want limits on BP Cherry Point dock already in use

The oil and chemical tanker Overseas Sifnos is seen positioned at the BP Cherry Point Refinery near Ferndale, Wash.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Ferndale, WA, US News

The Willits News

Bypass deal in progress?

CalTrans decided late Tuesday not to notify the Willits bypass construction contractors to suspend work, based on high level talks underway between CalTrans and the US Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: Willits, CA, US News, US Politics, Representative Jared Huffman, US House of Representatives, Democrat

Seguin Daily News

Walnut Creek Hike/Bike Trail Project moving forward

A major expansion of the city's linear park along Walnut Creek is set to begin after the city and TXDOT work together to bring hike and bike trail to Seguin.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Pocono Record

Crews work on Brodhead Creek levee project near East Stroudsburg South

Massachusetts-based contractor Tantara is overseeing a levee rehabilitation project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers along the Brodhead Creek's banks near East Stroudsburg High School South.

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CE News

Study shows design standards for dams are effective for earthquakes

Livermore, Calif. - There has long been a concern among civil engineers that dams could fail days or weeks after an earthquake, even if no immediate evidence of a problem surfaced.

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Ag Professional

Heavy rains impact barge traffic, crops

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was expecting rising flood waters to make 11 locks and dams impassable on the mid- and upper-Mississippi River and force the closure of the river from Bellevue, Iowa, to Saverton, Mo.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US News, US Politics, Mark Dayton, US Senate, Democrat, Weather, Natural Disasters, Flood

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

CalTrans suspends all work on Willits bypass project until permit reinstated

CalTrans halted all work on the Highway 101 bypass around Willits on Tuesday, according to CalTrans spokesman Phil Frisbie.

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Freshnews

Leidos-CDM Solutions, LLC Awarded Environmental Remediation Contract By U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers

Leidos-CDM Solutions, a joint venture between Leidos and CDM Smith, was awarded a prime contract by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers , Kansas City District to provide environmental remediation services and long-term response actions .

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Sandy Springs Neighbor

Airport authority's site plans differ from what it told feds, group alleges

Paulding residents who oppose commercialization of the county's Silver Comet Field airport are asking the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to revoke a permit for a planned industrial site because they say the airport's current development plans are different from those disclosed to the corps.

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Related Topix: Flying, Life, Hobbies, US News

EurekAlert!

Damage assessment of runaway barges at Marseilles lock and dam

It takes a synchronized lock and dam system-operating like a motorized flight of stairs on the Illinois River, using gravity to move the water-to maintain a minimum depth for boat traffic.

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Related Topix: Boat Disaster, Weather, Marseilles, IL, Agriculture, Science, US News

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