- Meeting to cover cleanup plan for former nuke missile site Updated: Jun-29-15 6:04 pm
CHEYENNE, Wyoming - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to hold a public meeting about a proposal to use vegetable oil to stimulate the growth of naturally occurring bacteria that would clean up groundwater at a former nuclear missile site.
- 13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water Updated: Jun-29-15 4:58 pm
BISMARCK, North Dakota - Thirteen states led by North Dakota filed a lawsuit Monday challenging an Obama administration rule that gives federal agencies authority to protect some streams, tributaries and wetlands under the Clean Water Act.
- Arkansas joins in lawsuit challenging EPA water rule Updated: Jun-29-15 3:41 pm
- Army Corps of Engineers: Upgrade Ioa Stream flood control Updated: Jun-28-15 1:26 pm
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is proposing new structures and diversions to protect the homes and business surrounding Iao Stream, which frequently floods.
- Low-level radioactive contamination found along creek Updated: Jun-25-15 5:08 pm
HAZELWOOD, Missouri - The Army Corps of Engineers said low-level radiological contamination has been found at three sites along Coldwater Creek in St. Louis County, including two municipal parks and Archdiocese of St. Louis property.
- Conservation groups seek increased shoreline protections Updated: Jun-24-15 5:17 pm
SEATTLE - Three conservation groups on Wednesday petitioned the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to change how it regulates seawalls, bulkheads or other barriers to increase habitat protections along Puget Sound shorelines.
- Inslee asks that Kennewick Man be returned to tribes Updated: Jun-23-15 7:34 pm
SPOKANE, Washington - Gov. Jay Inslee has sent a letter requesting that the remains of "Kennewick Man" be returned to Native American tribes.
- Corps taking steps to reduce Missouri River Basin flood risk Updated: Jun-22-15 6:13 pm
LINCOLN, Nebraska - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is taking steps to reduce flooding risks in the Missouri River Basin after recording higher than expected water levels at all of its mainstream reservoirs.
- Army Corps to name new boat after late command sergeant Updated: Jun-21-15 7:50 am
BUFFALO, New York - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Buffalo is naming a new boat after a former command sergeant who died in Afghanistan while working as a contractor.
- Miklos' dual roles: protect, assist development of wetlands Updated: Jun-21-15 1:22 am
ORLANDO, Florida - Few know as much about rules guarding Florida's water and wetlands as John Miklos.
- Battle over proposed Yellowstone River dam ramps up Updated: Jun-19-15 7:21 pm
BILLINGS, Montana - An escalating legal fight over a $59 million federal dam project on Montana's lower Yellowstone River could decide the fate of an endangered, dinosaur-like fish population that has been blocked from its spawning grounds for decades.
- $718M St. John Parish levee project heads to Congress Updated: Jun-19-15 8:55 am
CONVENT, Louisiana - A $718 million hurricane protection project for the east bank of St. John the Baptist Parish will be recommended to Congress for federal funding consideration.
- DNA from ancient skeleton shows ties to Native Americans Updated: Jun-18-15 1:27 pm
NEW YORK - An ancient skeleton found nearly 20 years ago in a river in Washington is related to Native Americans, says a DNA study that could help resolve a long-running dispute over its ancestry and custody.
- Ag's water needs from Willamette River studied Updated: Jun-15-15 10:15 am
SALEM, Oregon - With drought and changing precipitation patterns on the minds of farmers and ranchers, an ongoing study of the Willamette River Basin's dams and reservoirs is taking on a new urgency.
- Man in boat killed by lightning strike at Beaver Lake Updated: Jun-14-15 2:26 pm
BENTONVILLE, Arkansas - The Benton County Sheriff's Office says a man on a boat was killed by a lightning strike on Beaver Lake.
- Army Corps of Engineers to honor Vietnam-era veterans Updated: Jun-12-15 3:05 am
BUFFALO, New York - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in Buffalo is honoring Vietnam veterans.
- Congress moving to block EPA regulation of streams, wetlands Updated: Jun-10-15 5:03 pm
WASHINGTON - Congressional Republicans are pushing to block an Obama administration rule designed to protect water quality in small streams, tributaries and wetlands before it goes into effect later this year.
- Florida and Georgia governors hold private meeting on water Updated: Jun-09-15 6:56 pm
TALLAHASSEE, Florida - Amid an ongoing legal fight the governors of Florida and Georgia met behind closed doors on Tuesday to try to resolve a long-running water dispute.
- Georgia editorial roundup Updated: Jun-03-15 11:26 am
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- Court overturns ruling allowing tunneling under Ohio park Updated: May-31-15 4:32 pm
COLUMBUS, Ohio - A lawsuit challenging a coal company's ability to create a tunnel beneath a state park in southeastern Ohio must be reinstated, an appeals court has ruled.