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June, 2013


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

CONCORD, Mass. – Applicant Gordon Fraser 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, in Nantucket, Mass. The proposed project includes [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-13

Earl’s Marina, Inc. seeks Corps permit to dredge, build floating breakwater, commercial moorings in Fairhaven

CONCORD, Mass. – Earl’s Marina, Inc., 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 operations, and constructing a floating breakwater and commercial moorings in Fairhaven, [Read More]
Published: Jun-25-13

Corps awards $389,722 contract for switchgear replacement at Cold Regions Research and Engineering Lab in Hanover; Work to start on or about Aug. 1

CONCORD, Mass. – The main switchgear replacement at the Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (CRREL) in Hanover, New Hampshire, will be completed under the terms of a $389,722 contract recently awarded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District. Work will be accomplished [Read More]
Published: Jun-21-13

Corps of Engineers proposes maintenance dredging of Buttermilk Bay Federal Navigation Project in Bourne

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing maintenance dredging of the Buttermilk Bay Federal Navigation Project (FNP) in Bourne, Mass. The authorized FNP provides for a 7-foot deep by 100-foot wide channel at mean lower low water (MLLW) through the sandbar [Read More]
Published: Jun-18-13

Corps closes access to Northfield Brook Lake, Black Rock Lake, and Thomaston Dam recreation areas in Connecticut due to heavy rain, flooding

THOMASTON, CT – The Army Corps of Engineers announced today that on June 14, 2013 it has temporarily closed all public access to the recreation area at Northfield Brook Lake, Route 254, in Thomaston as a result of flooding received Thursday June 13, 2013. The park will remain closed until further [Read More]
Published: Jun-14-13

Corps proposes general permit for six New England states for minimal impact activities in U.S. waters

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is proposing to suspend the existing general permits in each of the six New England states and issue the New England General Permit  (NE GP) to authorize certain activities that require Department of Army permits under Section [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-13

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. Each year, an average [Read More]
Published: Jun-13-13

Town of Harwich, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, seek Corps permit to construct artificial reefs

CONCORD, Mass. – The Town of Harwich and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries (DMF) are 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 constructing artificial reefs in Nantucket Sound, off the [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-13

Town of Yarmouth, Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries, seek Corps permit to build artificial reefs in Nantucket Sound

CONCORD, Mass. – The Town of Yarmouth and the Massachusetts Division of Marine Fisheries are 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 constructing artificial reefs in Nantucket Sound, off the coast [Read More]
Published: Jun-11-13

PUBLIC MEETING OF THE INTERNATIONAL ST. CROIX RIVER WATERSHED BOARD TO BE HELD ON MONDAY, JUNE 17th, 2013, IN ST. STEPHEN, NEW BRUNSWICK

The International Joint Commission’s (IJC) International St. Croix River Watershed Board (Board) is holding its annual public meeting on the evening of Monday, June 17th, 2013 at 6:00 pm Eastern time, 7:00 pm Atlantic time.  The meeting will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch 9, 43 Queen [Read More]
Published: Jun-03-13