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New England News Releases

President’s FY21 budget for Corps in New England to continue flood risk operations, fund Boston Harbor deepening dredging
CONCORD, Mass. – With the release of the President’s Budget for fiscal year 2021 (FY21) for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Civil Works program on Feb. 10, 2020, the Corps’ New England District...
Nordic Aquafarms, Inc., seeks Corps permit to develop facility to raise Atlantic salmon in Belfast
CONCORD, Mass. – Nordic Aquafarms, Inc., of Portland, Maine, is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with...
Norwalk Cove Marina seeks Corps of Engineers permit for proposed work at marina in Norwalk
CONCORD, Mass. – Norwalk Cove Marina is seeking a permit from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District to conduct work in waters of the U.S. in conjunction with proposed work at the...
Local bird watchers descended upon West Hill Dam armed with pen, paper and a few binoculars to participate in West Hill Dam’s annual Backyard Bird Count.
Construction of the System Management Engineering Facility (SMEF), the 40,000 square foot, 2-story addition, is well underway and progressing rapidly.
After sustaining damage during Winter Storm Juno in 2015, the Scituate Harbor North Jetty in Scituate, Massachusetts has been successfully repaired.
For vessels wanting to enter Plymouth waters, dredging to remove shoals from the Plymouth Harbor federal navigation project in Massachusetts is currently underway and on schedule.

News From Around the Corps

Corps donates toiletries to women’s center in honor of King’s legacy
LOS ANGELES – Shirley Craig, donations and inventory associate at the Downtown Women’s Center, smiled as she looked through the large cart full of toiletries. “I think this is wonderful,” she said....
Work nears finish line on Farrenburg Levee Renovation
Employees from the Memphis District’s Caruthersville (Missouri) Area Office, our Project Operations Branch, and C&M Contractors, Inc., met on Dec. 13, 2019, to mark the substantial completion of Phase...
Final: Navigable Waters Protection Rule
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army released the Navigable Waters Protection Rule Jan. 23. The rule provides a new and final definition for Waters of the United States....
Mound City South Culvert Replacement gets final OK
Employees from our Caruthersville, Missouri Area Office, the Memphis District office and contractor representatives, recently completed the final inspection of the Mound City South Culvert Replacement...
Corps updates progress on Lollie Levee
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers civil engineers Elmo Webb and Jonathan Palmer spoke to a Local Emergency Planning Committee in Conway Arkansas, recently about what caused the near breach of the Faulkner...

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Rat Race participants paddle down the Miller River.  Tully Lake and Birch Hill Dam performed water releases for the popular local race.  200 paddlers participated and 500 spectators watched the event.
Clean up work at the Hatheway & Patterson Superfun site in Foxborough/Mansfield, Massachusetts, December 6, 2009.  The completed project was recently taken off the EPA's National Priorities List.
Cape Cod Canal Park Ranger Elisa Carey hosts a leaf presentation for the Junior Ranger Program.
West Hill Dam Park Rangers Ron Woodall and Viola Bramel speak to a student during a local fair.  West Hill Dam Junior Rangers who visit Corps Educational Booths or attend interpretative programs at the dam receive credit towards graduation.
Siberian Husky team running in the Fun Run at Franklin Falls Dam.
Aerial View of the restoration work at Bird Island in Massachusetts.
Engineers Week 2017
The New England District Ranger Color Guard pass over the Old North Bridge in Concord, Massachusetts during the town’s Patriot’s Day  parade, April 17, 2017.
Dredging operations at the New Bedford Harbor Superfund Site.
Cleanup at the Elizabeth Mine Superfund Project in November 2009.