US Army Corps of Engineers
New England District

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New England News Releases

Applicant seeks Corps of Engineers permit to deepen existing Rockwell Pond in Hampden
11/12/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – Mr. Geoffrey Rockwell, of Arlington, Massachusetts, 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...
Corps seeks public comment on request to modify Maine’s In-Lieu Fee program instrument to add 21 projects
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New England District is seeking public comment on the request to modify the Maine Natural Resources Conservation Program (MNRCP) In-Lieu Fee (ILF)...
Corps awards contract to dredge Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester
11/5/2019
CONCORD, Mass. – The Annisquam River federal navigation project in Gloucester, Massachusetts, will undergo maintenance dredging under the terms of a $7,845,150.00 contract issued recently by the U.S....
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

New fueling system provides improved aircraft re-fueling capabilities to Kunsan's 35th Fighter Squadron
10/22/2019
The Far East District Kunsan resident office recently completed a project to construct ten hardened aircraft flow-thru shelters for aircraft refueling and a new JP-8 hydrant fueling system. The system...
New USACE Report – Partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Guide for Communities, Local Governments, States, Tribes, and Non-Governmental Organizations
10/1/2019
ALEXANDRIA, VIRGINIA.   The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Institute for Water Resources (IWR) recently released a report entitled Partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers: A Guide for...
Gathright Dam’s next pulse release set for Wednesday
9/20/2019
COVINGTON, Va. – Gathright Dam operators are scheduled to conduct the year’s fifth water-pulse release from Lake Moomaw on Wednesday. It will take place between 6 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. ...
Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Action Plan III announced
10/25/2019
Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Andrew Wheeler unveiled an updated action plan under the Great lakes Restoration Initiative, GLRI, at Sunset Point in Belle Isle Park in Detroit. The GLRI...
Corps kicks off Augusta Training Wall Disposition Study
9/24/2019
AUGUSTA, Ga. – Geologists from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Savannah District began collecting soil samples from the bottom of the Savannah River recently as part of a disposition study to...

Photos

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.

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