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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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Valley News Live

Army Corps of Engineers Unveil Aqueduct Model for F-M Diversion Project

A new look for the F-M Diversion project was unveiled on Thursday. It is a model created to collect data and refine the design.

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Related Topix: Rosemount, MN, US News

Examiner.com

Obama visits flood victims, Mississippi River continues to crest

As the Mississippi River continues to swell, spilling into Louisiana mainlands, President Barack Obama will be in Memphis Monday to speak with families displaced by the flooding.

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WRDW-TV Augusta

Bridge demolition debris turns into fish attractors at Thurmond Lake

The concrete leftover from a bridge demolition project will soon find a new home as fish attractors at the bottom of J. Strom Thurmond Lake, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers news release.

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Related Topix: US News, Georgia, Georgia Government, South Carolina

TwinCities

Minnesota DNR intervenes in $1.8B Fargo-Moorhead flood diversion lawsuit

The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources' bid to enter the legal fray over the proposed $1.8 billion Fargo-Moorhead diversion highlights an issue that has lurked beneath the surface: Can Minnesota assert legal authority over the federal flood control project? The DNR on Tuesday filed papers in U.S. District Court seeking to intervene in the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Minnesota, Moorhead, MN, US News, Dilworth, MN

NorthJersey.com

DEP nixes proposal for South Mountain Reservation dam

Construction of a large dam, or detention basin, in South Mountain Reservation to control flooding of the Rahway River is no longer an option.

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

RecordNET

S.J. officials fear delay by U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be costly

Five years after officials began writing a comprehensive billion-dollar flood protection plan for Stockton, the federal government said this week it will miss a December target to complete the document.

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Related Topix: Stockton, CA, US News, Natural Disasters, Flood, Lathrop, CA

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Glasgow Courier

News You Can Use: Mayor's Letter On The Levee

In 1938, the Glasgow Levee was built by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers . Once completed, the Levee was given to the city of Glasgow, which took over ownership, or "public sponsor" of the system for operations and maintenance.

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Related Topix: US News, Glasgow, MT, Valley County, MT, Fort Peck, MT, Natural Disasters, Flood, Opinion

The News-Star

ORVA: Fund the Ouachita River at full capacity

John Stringer, calling the Ouachita River "the lifeblood" of northeastern Louisiana and southern Arkansas, said the Ouachita River Valley Association will continue to push for full federal funding of the project.

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Related Topix: US Politics, David Vitter, US News, US Senate, Republican, Jonesville, LA, Columbia, LA

Albany Times Union

CNSE to get wetlands permit for new Utica chip fab

U.S. Sen. Chuck Schumer said a wetlands permit that will allow construction of a new computer chip manufacturing plant in Utica will be issued Friday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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Related Topix: Utica, NY, US Politics, Senator Chuck Schumer, US News, US Senate

WCAX-TV Burlington

Hartford looking for invasive plant-puller volunteers

A Vermont town is looking for volunteers to help pull up an invasive plant that's made its way into waterways.

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Related Topix: Hartford, VT, US News

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