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Memorial Day weekend safety: Corps emphasizes water safety at federal recreation areas during holiday weekend, through summer months

CONCORD, Mass. – The warmer weather is approaching and with spring-like temperatures more people will be recreating near or in the water this upcoming Memorial Day holiday weekend and through the summer months. Now is the time to start thinking about water safety. Each year, approximately 4,000 [Read More]
Published: May-06-11

Corps of Engineers, EPA request public comments on draft Clean Water Act guidance

CONCORD, Mass. – On May 2, 2011, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) jointly published in the Federal Register their proposal to issue clarifying guidance for determining which waters and wetlands are protected under the Clean Water Act (CWA) [Read More]
Published: May-03-11

Corps to hold public meeting May 11 in Oxford on Buffumville Lake master plan for project, land management operation

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, May 11, 2011 in Oxford, Mass., on the draft Master Plan for project operations of the Buffumville Lake project in Charlton and Dudley, Mass. The draft document is available for review at [Read More]
Published: May-02-11

Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America proposes umbrella mitigation bank in Redding

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has received a prospectus for an umbrella mitigation bank in the state of Connecticut from the Connecticut Yankee Council of the Boy Scouts of America, using Camp Hoyt in Redding, Conn., as the initial bank site.  The Corps of Engineers is soliciting [Read More]
Published: May-02-11

Corps has no preferred alternative; public hearings set for May 4-5 on MassDOT’s South Coast Rail proposal

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold public hearings May 4-5, 2011 on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s South Coast Rail proposal to establish passenger rail service between Boston and the cities of New Bedford and Fall River, Mass.  As a [Read More]
Published: May-02-11

New England federal recreation areas to open

CONCORD, Mass. – Most recreation areas at the 31 federal flood risk management reservoirs in New England operated by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will open to the public in mid-to-late May 2011. Some recreation areas in Connecticut opened the third Saturday in April.  “Most areas offer a [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-11

Corps has no preferred alternative: Corps to hold public hearings May 4-5 on Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s South Coast Rail proposal

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, will hold public hearings May 4-5, 2011 on the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s South Coast Rail proposal to establish passenger rail service between Boston and the cities of New Bedford and Fall River, Mass.  The [Read More]
Published: Apr-27-11

Town of East Brookfield seeks Corps of Engineers permit to retain, maintain dam on Five Mile River in North Brookfield

CONCORD, Mass. – The Town of East Brookfield is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with retaining and maintaining a dam on the Five Mile River in North Brookfield, Mass.   The permit applicant proposes to retain and [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-11

Green Mountain Power, Inc. seeks Corps permit to place fill material to construct wind energy facility

CONCORD, Mass. – Green Mountain Power, Inc., is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to conduct work in waters of the United States in conjunction with constructing a wind energy facility along the Lowell Mountain Ridgeline with an electrical transmission line in Lowell, Westfield [Read More]
Published: Apr-19-11

Maine Department of Transportation seeks Corps permit to place fill material to repair, replace bridges at 11 sites in state

CONCORD, Mass. – The Maine Department of Transportation 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 the repair and replacement of bridges and culverts at 11 locations in the state of Maine. The [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-11
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