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35 min ago | The United States Army

Reducing the impact of invasive species through partnership

In an effort to reduce the impact of invasive species, Coralville Lake was one of the first agencies to sign a memorandum of understanding with the Hawkeye Cooperative Weed Management Area in 2007.

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2 hrs ago | TwinCities

Mississippi River 'emergency dredging' working to free 186K tons of cargo

A freakish amount of sediment left when the Mississippi River braked from flood stage to low water put a cork in barge traffic near Winona and Wabasha, Minn.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Winona, MN, Wabasha, MN, US News

6 hrs ago | The Daily Gazette

Illinois River's man-made island now complete

Anthony Heddleston, an environmental engineer with the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, explains on June 28 the evolution of the man-made island built by the Corps on the Illinois River near Peoria.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

TheCourier.com

Army Corps officials: Wea re sticking to flood study schedule

Officials from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers were in Findlay Monday to offer reassurance that the Blanchard River flood study will stick to the schedule announced in April.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, Findlay, OH, US News, Hancock County, OH

Indiana Law Blog

Environment - New wetlands mitigation option is being called an "in-lieu fee"

A proposed program would allow an applicant applying to the U.S. Army Corps and IDEM for "unavoidable impacts to Indiana's streams and wetlands" to pay a fee to offset these impacts.

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The Inter-Mountain

Officials seek funds for repairs

County and city officials gathered at the site of a damaged Tucker County dike Monday to discuss how to raise funding for the necessary repairs.

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Related Topix: Tucker County, WV, US News, US Governors, Earl Ray Tomblin

Mon Jul 28, 2014

WMBF

Horry and Georgetown counties Wetlands and streams to serve as mitigation bank

More than 700 acres of restored and preserved wetlands and more than a mile of stream has been approved by the Charleston District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers as the largest mitigation bank serving Horry and Georgetown counties.

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Post and Courier

Folly Beach's rocky horror near the pier

Beachgoers expecting cushy sand have been stepping gingerly lately to avoid the rocky path to the water from dunes to the high-tide mark near the pier.

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WEAU-TV Eau Claire

Dredging underway along Mississippi River in Winona County, MN

Three dredges are working along the Mississippi River in Winona County, Minnesota, at Port 6 which is from river mile 718 to 724.

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Redmond Reporter

Redmond pays fine for failing to comply with Army Corps permit conditions

The City of Redmond has paid an administrative penalty for failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a Department of the Army permit issued pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act.

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Related Topix: Redmond, WA, Environmental Law, Law, US News

Triple Pundit

New Tenn-Tom Upgrade Offers Clues to an Energy Efficient Future

If you're not familiar with Tenn-Tom now, you're probably going to be hearing a lot more about it in the future.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

The Jersey Journal

Mayors council Rahway River Watershed flood control in support of federal funding

A major step in the effort to gain flood mitigation by the Mayors Council Rahway River Watershed Flood Control took place this week with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreement to narrow the alternatives and focus the final stages of the evaluation on the Alternative 4 and Alternative 7A.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Millburn, NJ, Cranford, NJ, Kenilworth, NJ

Sat Jul 26, 2014

Bluffton Today

S.C. calls out Corps on wetlands

A South Carolina agency is leveling sharp accusations at the Savannah District U.S. Army Corps of Engineers related to work the federal office completed in the lower Savannah River Basin.

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Related Topix: US News, Jasper County, SC, Environmental Law, Law

Fri Jul 25, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Group wants to dredge river for 1956 bomber wreck

A group that's spent nearly 20 years trying to find the remains of a World War II-era bomber that crashed into a Pittsburgh-area river is seeking permission to dredge the waterway for wreckage.

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Patch.com

State Blocks Controversial South Mountain Dam Proposal

State officials have rejected a proposed dam in the South Mountain Reservation to alleviate downstream flooding of the Rahway River.

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SavannahNow

No word on when deepening agreement will be signed

Work on the Project Partnership Agreement between the state of Georgia and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Savannah harbor deepening is still ongoing with no estimated completion date, a Corps spokesman said Thursday.

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U.S. Department of Defense

Contracts for July 24, 2014

CGI Federal Inc., Fairfax, Virginia, was awarded a $107,880,073 modification to contract W911S0-12-C-0009 to exercise Option 2 for the operational environment core functions requirement for the Army Training and Doctrine Command's G-2 support services.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Eustis, US Army, US News

Gazette.net

Army floats compromise on medical waste area

Representatives of the U.S. Army on Wednesday offered a compromise proposal for an area near a neighborhood trail in Silver Spring where syringes, scalpels and other medical waste were found two years ago.

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Related Topix: US Military, Fort Detrick, US Army, Silver Spring, MD, US News

Thu Jul 24, 2014

The Inter-Mountain

Officials seek funds for dike repairs

Officials discovered a hole in the Pulp Mill Bottom Dike in Parsons during the July 4 weekend, and county, state and federal agencies are now working together to ensure the damage is repaired and residents are safe.

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Related Topix: Parsons, WV, Natural Disasters, Flood, US News, Tucker County, WV

Patch.com

Should Seaplanes Be Allowed on Lake Lanier?

What do you think of local pilots' wishes to open Lake Lanier to seaplanes? Tell us in the comments below.

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