- Maine asking public about Beals dredging project Updated: May-04-15 12:10 pm
BEALS, Maine - Maine officials are asking the public about the potential impacts of a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers dredging project on the fishing industry in Downeast Maine.
- 2K acres of Intracoastal Waterway could open to development Updated: May-03-15 3:22 pm
MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina - Horry County officials say a years-old proposal to relax restrictions on development along the Intracoastal Waterway is getting some traction, although the process will be long and expensive.
- Broken gear shuts down Jonesville lock on Ouachita River Updated: May-02-15 6:10 pm
MONTEREY, Louisiana - Officials are trying to prevent a broken gear shaft from causing quite the traffic jam along the Ouachita River.
- Barges recently struck Army Corps' West Closure floodgate Updated: May-01-15 6:16 pm
BELLE CHASSE, Louisiana - A tugboat with two barges slammed into the massive Army Corps of Engineers-built West Closure Complex on the West Bank of New Orleans and did minor damage to a sector gate, according to flood protection officials.
- Lawsuit filed over bird habitat in Everglades National Park Updated: May-01-15 3:05 am
MIAMI - The Center for Biological Diversity is suing the federal government over the flooding of habitat for the endangered Cape Sable seaside sparrow in Everglades National Park.
- Ordnance removal workers say job is hazardous, pay is unfair Updated: Apr-29-15 2:02 pm
KAILUA-KONA, Hawaii - They had just come off work. Dangerous work, trudging along with metal detectors, grid by tedious grid, over World War II weapons training sites. It's hot work, out on the grassy lava fields of Waikoloa, no shade, only the water they can carry, no toilet facilities.
- Army engineers greenlight Dallas' river corridor project Updated: Apr-28-15 12:52 pm
DALLAS - A decision by the Army Corps of Engineers has cleared the way for Dallas to pursue federal funding for the Trinity River corridor with plans for parks and improved levees.
- Ex-Army Corps commander undertakes tree-planting project Updated: Apr-26-15 9:40 am
WATERLOO, Virginia - Ron Light, 56, is a patient man.
- Northern Idaho reservoir filling up early Updated: Apr-25-15 6:07 pm
LEWISTON, Idaho - It may be counterintuitive, but water managers with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say low snow levels last winter mean Dworshak Reservoir will fill sooner than normal.
- Lake Sakakawea might have already peaked for the year Updated: Apr-24-15 12:13 pm
MINOT, North Dakota - Lake Sakakawea might have peaked for the year, months ahead of normal.
- Search for solid shoreline protection in Vermilion Parish Updated: Apr-23-15 3:39 pm
VERMILION PARISH, Louisiana - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a study giving suggestions for the best defenses against hurricanes in Vermilion Parish.
- Ruling in lingering post-Katrina flooding suit expected soon Updated: Apr-22-15 6:35 pm
NEW ORLEANS - A decade-old lawsuit seeking damages from the U.S. government over flooding from Hurricane Katrina and other storms is moving closer to resolution, and a judge's latest filing indicates that at least some damages will be ordered.
- Proposed plans released for Maui munitions cleanup Updated: Apr-21-15 2:47 pm
WAILUKU, Hawaii - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released proposed plans for clearing munitions and explosives from a Maui area that was used for bombing practice during World War II.
- Plan could keep most of Ohio city dry during next big flood Updated: Apr-19-15 4:04 am
FINDLAY, Ohio - A federal agency says a plan to reduce repeated flooding in the northwestern Ohio city of Findlay could lower the water in the downtown area by 2 feet during the most severe floods.
- Beach widening doesn't always include dunes in New Jersey Updated: Apr-17-15 2:40 pm
ALLENHURST, New Jersey - Major beach replenishment projects are getting underway along New Jersey's northernmost and southernmost oceanfront.
- McNary Dam projects help boost salmon returns Updated: Apr-17-15 1:04 pm
PENDLETON, Oregon - An electronic message board keeps track of how much power is generated in real time at McNary Dam east of Umatilla. The sign displayed 479 megawatts Thursday afternoon, or enough electricity for 240,000 homes.
- Topeka gets OK to pro Updated: Apr-16-15 4:56 pm
TOPEKA, Kansas - The Army Corps of Engineers has signed off on the first phase of a $29 million levee repair project.
- Sardis Master Plan input sought Updated: Apr-16-15 4:06 am
OXFORD, Mississippi - Whether it's to stroll along the lake, take a swim or launch a boat, Sardis Lake provides a variety of recreational opportunities to thousands of people.
- Bonner County officials want public input on railway bridge Updated: Apr-15-15 4:43 pm
SANDPOINT, Idaho - Bonner County commissioners are asking federal officials to allow residents to voice their thoughts on a railroad company's plan to build a second bridge across Lake Pend Oreille to handle an expected increase in traffic that includes coal and oil trains.
- Virginia looks to end contract to build new toll road Updated: Apr-15-15 3:05 pm
NORFOLK, Virginia - After already spending more than $280 million on the project, the Virginia Department of Transportation gave notice Wednesday that it plans to terminate its contract to build a new toll road that would parallel the existing U.S. 460 from Suffolk to Petersburg.
- Federal agency objects to Kenai River road access proposal Updated: Apr-14-15 7:04 am
KENAI, Alaska - Federal wildlife authorities are criticizing a city of Kenai proposal for a road aimed at upgrading access to the southern mouth of the Kenai River.
- US officials hope to keep lake full into late September Updated: Apr-13-15 6:19 pm
BOISE, Idaho - Reasonable efforts will be made to keep Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho full into late September, say federal officials in a letter to Idaho Gov. C.L. "Butch" Otter.
- Man says mysterious Civil War photo was really teenage hoax Updated: Apr-13-15 5:11 am
SAVANNAH, Georgia - A photograph that for three decades posed a Civil War mystery appears to be a long-surviving hoax.
- Corps announces campground openings in Ky., Va. W.Va. Updated: Apr-13-15 2:05 am
HUNTINGTON, West Virginia - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District is preparing to open campgrounds at recreation areas in Kentucky, Virginia and West Virginia.
- Ohio sues over US plans to dump toxic sediment in Lake Erie Updated: Apr-07-15 8:56 pm
CLEVELAND - Ohio sued the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Tuesday over the federal agency's plan to charge the state $1.4 million to dispose toxic sediment dredged from Cleveland Harbor and the Cuyahoga River into containment facilities rather than Lake Erie.