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April, 2013


Town of Chatham seeks Corps of Engineers permit to dredge, dispose of dredge material at various locations

CONCORD, Mass. – The town of Chatham 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 dredging and disposal of dredge material in Chatham, Mass. The town of Chatham proposes dredging and the discharge [Read More]
Published: Apr-30-13

In Lieu Fee program 2012 annual report published on Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently was provided the annual report on the Maine In Lieu Fee program titled “Maine Natural Resource Conservation Program, January 1, 2012 – December 31, 2012.”  The annual report was submitted by the Maine Department of Environmental Protection [Read More]
Published: Apr-30-13

Corps of Engineers proposes Camp Ellis Beach shoreline damage mitigation project in Saco

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing the Camp Ellis Beach Shoreline Damage Mitigation Project that will stabilize the shoreline at Camp Ellis Beach in Saco, Maine. The Corps, in partnership with the city of Saco, has prepared a Draft Feasibility Study [Read More]
Published: Apr-26-13

Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center seeks permit to develop mussel farm off Cape Ann

CONCORD, Mass. – Northeastern Massachusetts Aquaculture Center, Salem State University, 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 developing a mussel farm off Cape Ann, Mass. The Northeastern [Read More]
Published: Apr-23-13

Testing on Muddy River project beginning April 30 will involve short duration, loud bang sound

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Mass., and starting on April 30 will involve a short duration loud bang sound to test for load carrying capacity of deep foundations.As [Read More]
Published: Apr-17-13

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 2013. Some recreation areas in Connecticut will open in late April. “Most areas offer a wide-range of [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-13

Annual report published on Vermont In-Lieu Fee program for aquatic resources habitat in Vermont

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District recently made available for review the “Ducks Unlimited – Vermont 2012 In-Lieu Fee Program Annual Report,” dated March 26, 2013. The program, which is an In-lieu fee (ILF) program, serves as an alternative form of compensation [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-13

Applicant seeks Corps of Engineers permit to perform culturing, harvesting of oysters in Nantucket Harbor

CONCORD, Mass. – Applicant Matthew Herr 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 culturing and harvesting oysters in Nantucket Harbor, Nantucket, Mass.The proposed project includes structures [Read More]
Published: Apr-09-13

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance and improvement dredging of Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District, in partnership with the Maine Department of Transportation, is proposing maintenance and improvement dredging of the Searsport Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Searsport, Maine. The Corps has prepared a Draft Feasibility [Read More]
Published: Apr-05-13

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance dredging of Hyannis Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Hyannis

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Hyannis Harbor Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Hyannis, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a stone breakwater 1,170 feet long lying about 0.7 miles offshore; dredging to 15.5 feet [Read More]
Published: Apr-02-13