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Tribune-Review - Two key pieces of federal legislation recently could shave off years waiting to start construction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' $2.6 billion upper Ohio River project. The project, still in the design phase, replaces a lock each at the Emsworth, Dashields and M...
Jennifer Rupp – CEG Correspondent - Steeped in an area rich in Western history lies the Isabella Dam on Isabella Lake. The dam is about 150 mi. north of Los Angeles, Calif., in a region that saw its share of gold mining in the mid-1800s and Hollywood Westerns starring John Wayne and Gene Autry in the 1930's. On...
CEG - LEWISVILLE, Texas (AP) Experts are conducting a safety modification study on a Dallas-area dam where repairs continue following a 160-ft. (49 m) landslide that raised concerns about more soil slipping.The Denton Record-Chronicle reported that U.S. Army Corps of Engineers officials are conc...
CEG - NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Army Corps of Engineers wants to spend $62.4 million on wetland restoration and shoreline protection along Lake Borgne and the soon-to-be-closed Mississippi River-Gulf Outlet.The proposal, part of a draft environmental impact statement, is seen as a first step in a lar...
CEG - NEW ORLEANS (AP) The Army Corps of Engineers is closer to shutting down a navigation channel blamed for much of the flooding during Hurricane Katrina.On June 5, the corps’ report on de-authorizing the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO) was forwarded to Congress, allowing the corps ...
Dorinda Anderson - Wolf Creek Dam on the Cumberland River in south central Kentucky, is in the beginning stages of a $309 million repair project to control dangerous seepage under the structure’s mi.-long earth embankment. If left unchecked the seepage could threaten the embankment.Seepage caused by th...
Associated Press - GALVESTON, Texas (AP) Houston, a Gulf Coast city that barely rises above sea level, has long worried about a worst-case weather scenario — a direct hit from a powerful storm that sends a wall of water barreling into the region's petrochemical facilities, possibly triggering an environmental...
Maritime Logistics Professional - In September, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Charleston District, awarded the final two dredging contracts on its harbor deepening project, which will make Charleston, S.C.,'s harbor the deepest on the East Coast. The contract awards also coincided with the...
Giles Lambertson – CEG Correspondent - Iron ore-carrying vessels don't do rapids, particularly when heading upstream. To get around them, structures called "locks" are built — sort of stairs for boats. Vessels float into one end, entry gates are closed and the level of water inside the lock is raised or lowered to match the leve...
Port City Daily - The town of Surf City on North Carolina's Topsail island is looking to finally attain its coveted status as a "Corps-engineered beach" at an estimated cost of nearly $25 million. Surf City is expected to pay approximately $24.9 million for its 6-mi.-long portion of a 52,150-ft. berm and d...