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Ocean City Council to Consider Easements to Help Advance Beach Replenishment Project

Council will consider an ordinance on first reading that will allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take the next step in its Beach Replenishment Project when it meets on Thursday night, 7 p.m. at City Hall.


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Tue Aug 26, 2014

Dearborn County Register

Laundry list of levee issues continues to grow

In response to a request for information about the status of the Lawrenceburg-Greendale flood control levee, Lawrenceburg Conservancy District board chairman E.B. Seitz has compiled a detailed history of their problems in meeting sometimes conflicting requirements by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Federal Emergency Management ... (more)


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Concerts, Oktoberfest, circulation day, Lock Fest, art and garden gala: West Linn events

In this picture from 1888, the sternwheeler N.R. Long moves through the Willamette Falls Locks.


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Mon Aug 25, 2014

Ukiah Daily Journal

USACE inspects dams following Napa quake

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-owned dams, including Coyote Dam in Ukiah, were inspected following the 6.0 earthquake near Napa and were found undamaged, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.


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Star Tribune

Gov. Dayton requests Red River project delay

AM reports Dayton sent a letter to Jo-Ellen Darcy of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers asking the federal agency to hold off on supporting the project until Minnesota conducts an environmental review.


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WKXW-FM Trenton

New Jersey evaluates new method of raising marshes

Gov. Chris Christie's administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are launching a study of the effectiveness of new methods to protect coastal towns from storms.


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Samoa News

No smelly tuna factory for Tri...

A new "bio-filter" will be used by Tri Marine International when its Samoa Tuna Processors Inc., cannery plant and fish mill opens later this year, promising there will be no smelly-cannery odor coming from the new Atu'u plant.


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Army Corps Plans to Kill 16,000 Birds with Silenced Rifles and Night Vision Scopes

Just picture it: armed paratroopers storming a beach, armed to the teeth and ready to kill .


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Ocracoke Journal

Hatteras Ferry Route

For months the Hatteras ferries have been taking a longer route to avoid running aground in the narrow, shallow former channel.


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Corps warns of illegal digs at lakeshore

Officials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are warning artifact hunters that they will be prosecuted if caught taking items from Millwood Lake during the current drawdown period.


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Sun Aug 24, 2014

Lower Township Gazette

Margate hires former congressman, coastal engineer for dunes issue

The Board of Commissioners Aug. 21 hired a former congressman as outside counsel and a coastal engineer to develop strategies to stop the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers from building dune on Margate's beach.


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Sat Aug 23, 2014

KDLT-TV Sioux Falls

Major Renovation Coming To Lake Yankton

The body of water is getting a huge makeover in just a few weeks to rid the lake of nuisance fish, and South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks, Nebraska Game and Parks Commission, and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are working together to complete the project.


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The Press-Enterprise

Lake ElsinoreLAKE ELSINORE: Housing projects heating up

After nearly six years on the shelf, blueprints for the development of 490 homes north of downtown Lake Elsinore are getting somewhere.


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Fri Aug 22, 2014

Hispanic Business

United States : Exelis awarded $517 million U.S. Army information technology contract

Work will be performed in multiple locations that include USACE headquarters in ; nine separate Engineer divisions, 44 Engineer districts -- and their associated field and area project offices -- and two data centers located in .


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Common Dreams

Moving Mountains Tragedy 2014: Stunning Court Denial of Appalachian Health Crisis

In a breathtaking but largely overlooked ruling this week, a federal judge agreed that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers may disregard studies on the health impacts of mountaintop removal mining in its permitting process, only two weeks after Goldman Prize Award-winning activist Maria Gunnoe wrote an impassioned plea to President Obama to renew ... (more)


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American Bird Conservancy

Leading National Bird Group Challenges Army Corps Plan to Kill 16,000 Birds

American Bird Conservancy , a leading national bird conservation organization, has raised multiple objections to assertions by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in their proposal to kill 16,000 cormorant birds on East Sand Island , in the Columbia River Estuary, as part of a plan to reduce predation of juvenile salmonids including salmon smolt by ... (more)


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The Charlotte Observer

Wake County's 1 millionth resident arrives Friday

But for such a populous county, there are still many places to get away from the teeming masses without leaving home.


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Thu Aug 21, 2014

Tahoe Daily Tribune

Colonel tours Tahoe

Penny Stewart, of the California Tahoe Conservancy, shows Col. Michael Farrell, of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, photos of an area effected by the Angora Fire.


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Star News Group

Seeking a flooding fix in Sea Girt

On numerous occasions since the recent beach replenishment project was completed, Sea Girt has experienced flooding issues due to sand blocking its two outfall pipes, located at Baltimore Boulevard and Neptune Place.


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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Wahkiakum County Eagle

Permit concerns may delay ferry landing

Wahkiakum County will have a new ferry next year, but local officials are starting to wonder if it will be able to go into service.


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