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February, 2016


Muddy River flowing through new Riverway and Brookline Avenue Culverts; and the constructed flood risk management channel at the former Sears Parking Lot on February 13th

CONCORD, Mass. – Construction activities continue on Phase 1 of the $30.9 million Muddy River Flood Risk Management and Environmental Restoration project in Boston, Massachusetts. On Saturday, February 13, the Muddy River was flowing in its natural riverine state in the newly constructed flood risk [Read More]
Published: Feb-18-16

Boston Public Works Department seeks Corps permit for work involving Northern Avenue Bridge removal

CONCORD,Mass. –The city of Boston Public Works Department is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps ofEngineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. inconjunction with work to remove the Northern Avenue Bridge in the Fort PointChannel of Boston Harbor at Northern Avenue in [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-16

Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee Program releases annual report on aquatic resources in Connecticut

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps ofEngineers, New England District recently was provided the annual report of theAudubon Connecticut In-Lieu Fee program titled “Audubon Connecticut In-Lieu FeeProgram/Program Account Annual Report” for July 1, 2014 through June 30, 2015. The National Audubon [Read More]
Published: Feb-16-16

President’s FY17 budget would keep Corps of Engineers in New England operating at normal levels

CONCORD, Mass. – With the release ofthe President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 for the U.S. Army Corps ofEngineers Civil Works on Feb. 9, 2016, the Corps’ New England District looksforward to continued normal operations and funding in fiscal year 2017 thatstarts on Oct. 1, 2016.   In Connecticut, [Read More]
Published: Feb-12-16

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal Year 2016 Civil Works Appropriations

Washington(February 9, 2016)- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday delivered to Congress itsFiscal Year 2016 (FY 2016) work plan for the Army Civil Works program.  On December 18, 2015, President Obama signedinto law the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2016, Public Law 114-113, [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

President's Fiscal 2017 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works released

Washington (February 9,2016)- The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2017 (FY 2017) includes $4.620 billionin gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. ArmyCorps of Engineers (Corps). "The 2017 Civil Works budget for the U.S.Army Corps of Engineers reflects the [Read More]
Published: Feb-10-16

Annual report for 2015 published on Massachusetts In-Lieu Fee program for impacts to aquatic resources

CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New EnglandDistrict recently made available for review the “Commonwealth of Massachusetts,Department of Fish and Game, In-Lieu Fee Program, 2015 Annual Report,” dated Feb.4, 2016. The program serves as an alternative form of compensation for [Read More]
Published: Feb-09-16

Corps of Engineers revises proposal for maintenance dredging of Milford Harbor Federal entrance channel

CONCORD, Mass. –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is revising its proposal for maintenance dredging of portions of the Milford Harbor Federal Navigation Project in Milford, Conn. The proposed work involves removal of approximately 14,000 cubic yards of sandy material from [Read More]
Published: Feb-01-16