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Nearly $370 million in flood damages prevented in spring 2011 by Corps flood risk management projects in New England

CONCORD, Mass. – Flood damages amounting to approximately $370 million were prevented during the March 2011 storms by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District flood risk management dams and local protection projects in New England. “The New England watersheds experienced near normal to [Read More]
Published: Jun-10-11

Think safety over Fourth of July holiday: Corps emphasizes water safety at federal recreation areas during the holiday weekend, summer months

CONCORD, Mass. – As the Fourth of July holiday weekend approaches and summer vacation is here for many and the temperatures climb higher, more and more people will be recreating near or in the water in New England. Now is the time to think about water safety and boating safety. Drowning is the [Read More]
Published: Jun-10-11

Quinebaug River Water Trail at the Army Corps of Engineers’ West Thompson Lake in Connecticut designated as a ‘National Recreation Trail’ by the Department of Interior

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) announced that the five-mile, Quinebaug River Water Trail located at West Thompson Lake in Connecticut is one of four U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) trails and are among 41 trails nation-wide being designated as national recreation trails [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-11

Corps proposes maintenance dredging of Federal navigation channel near Chelsea Street Bridge in Boston

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to perform maintenance dredging of the Federal navigation channel in the vicinity of the Chelsea Street Bridge in Boston and Chelsea, Mass.  The replacement of the existing Chelsea Street Bridge with a new vertical [Read More]
Published: Jun-01-11

Corps of Engineers work plan for Fiscal Year 2011 Civil Works appropriation provides $65.1 million in New England

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently released its work plan for the Army Civil Works program through the end of fiscal year 2011 (FY11).  The work plan details how the Corps will execute the $5.065 billion Civil Works appropriation it received on April 15 when the President [Read More]
Published: May-24-11

Save the Bay Center seeks Corps of Engineers permit to expand existing marina in Providence

CONCORD, Mass. – Save the Bay Center is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with expanding an existing marina in Providence, Rhode Island.  The applicant seeks to enlarge the existing marina at the [Read More]
Published: May-24-11

Town of Chilmark seeks Corps permit to place structures in navigable waters for mussel cultivation in Chilmark

CONCORD, Mass. – The Town of Chilmark is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in conjunction with work to place structures in navigable waters for mussel cultivation in Chilmark, Mass. The proposed project includes work in navigable waters to place structures below the mean high [Read More]
Published: May-24-11

Chevron Environmental Management Co. seeks Corps permit for remediation of wetlands in East Providence

CONCORD, Mass. – Chevron Environmental Management Company/Chevron Land and Development Company is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with remediation of open water and wetlands in East Providence, Rhode Island.  The [Read More]
Published: May-24-11

Corps of Engineers to hold informational workshop on Massachusetts General Permit review of historic properties

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will hold an informational workshop on the Massachusetts General Permit review of historic properties on Thursday, May 19, 2011 at its office in Concord, Mass. Impacts to historic properties need to be addressed during the Corps [Read More]
Published: May-17-11

City of New London seeks Corps permit to install, maintain moorings in New London Waterfront Park in New London

CONCORD, Mass. – The city of New London is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with installing and maintaining moorings at the New London Waterfront Park in New London, Conn.  The work is proposed in the Thames River [Read More]
Published: May-10-11
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