VICKSBURG, MISS…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Vicksburg District, recently announced the selection of Cori Carraway as chief of the permit section of the regulatory branch of Operations Division.
Carraway will be responsible for the supervision of an interdisciplinary team tasked with the oversight, development, and issuance of nationwide permits, regional general permits, and compliance.
VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District recently named Rick Dwyer as its manager for three Arkansas Corps lakes including DeGray, Greeson and Lake Ouachita.
Dwyer will be responsible for managing the three Arkansas Corps lakes with each of their hydropower plants, and 114,183 acres of public lands with 49 recreational areas. He will also manage a combined staff of 188 Corps and contract employees with an average budget of approximately $19 million.
VICKSBURG, Miss., March 23, 2015 -- The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River March 23-27, 2015.
Four public meetings have been scheduled aboard the Motor Vessel MISSISSIPPI in selected towns along the river so commission members have the opportunity to meet with local partners, stakeholders and residents and hear their concerns, ideas and issues. The meeting places, dates and times are as follows:
• March 23 9:00 a.m. New Madrid, Mo. (City Front)
• March 24 9:00 a.m. Memphis, Tenn. (Beal Street Landing)
• March 25 1:00 p.m. Vicksburg, Miss. (City Front)
• March 27 9:00 a.m. Baton Rouge, La. (City Dock above USS Kidd)
VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Sardis Lake Field Office has scheduled a public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held April 2, 2015, 1:00-3:00 p.m. at the Oxford National Guard Armory located on Ed Perry Boulevard, next to the Oxford Convention Center.
VICKSBURG, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Arkabutla Lake Field Office has rescheduled the public meeting regarding the update of the Project Master Plan. The meeting will be held March 23, 2015, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the Arkabutla Lake Field office, 5500 Arkabutla Dam Road, Hernando, Mississippi 38632.