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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plans for Fiscal Year 2014 Civil Works Appropriations

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 22:02:00 GMT

Washington - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers yesterday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) work plans for the Army Civil Works program. President Obama on January 17 signed into law the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2014, Division D of Public Law 113-76, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, providing $5.467 billion in FY14 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program.

President's Fiscal 2015 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Civil Works released

Tue, 04 Mar 2014 20:13:00 GMT

Washington - The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated.

Army Corps of Engineers waives day use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

Tue, 22 Oct 2013 18:18:37 GMT

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.

Vicksburg District News Feed

Corps’ Engineer Searches for World War II Munitions While on Super Storm Sandy Deployment

Tue, 08 Apr 2014 15:17:00 GMT

Vicksburg, Miss... Corps’ Vicksburg District team member, Derek Kendrick, recently returned from a four-month deployment in support of Super Storm Sandy Beach Re-Nourishment project in Long Branch, New Jersey. He worked as a quality assurance inspector for the Long Branch Beach project by observing dredge pump-outs onto the Long Branch beach. Due to the dumping of Munitions of Explosive Concern (MEC) into the Atlantic Ocean after World War II, screening baskets were necessary to prevent any MEC from making their way onto the beaches of New Jersey.

Vicksburg District Sponsors Eighth Grade Career Day

Mon, 07 Apr 2014 20:28:00 GMT

Vicksburg, Miss…. Members of the Vicksburg Leadership Development Program and employees from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District will host a career day for 8th graders in Warren County. The career day will be April 10 from 8:00am to 2:00pm in the gym at Warren Central Jr. High School.

U.S. Army Dive Team Completes Repairs at Corps’ Narrows Dam

Fri, 04 Apr 2014 19:54:00 GMT

Vicksburg, Miss… The 569th Engineer Detachment (Dive), 30th Engineer Battalion, 20th Engineer Brigade of Ft. Eustis, Virginia, completed repairs earlier this week at Narrows Dam at Lake Greeson in Murfreesboro, Arkansas.

St Paul District News Feed

Corps continues Mississippi River dredging operations

Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:30:00 GMT

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, continues its Mississippi River dredging operations to reopen the river to commercial navigation following recent high water.

Corps of Engineers to host free youth fishing derby at Blackhawk Park

Fri, 25 Jul 2014 15:50:10 GMT

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is hosting a free youth fishing derby for kids age 12 and under at its Blackhawk Park near De Soto, Wis., Aug. 2.

Corps is performing emergency dredging to reopen the Mississippi River navigation channel

Thu, 24 Jul 2014 18:14:33 GMT

ST. PAUL, Minn. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Paul District, is preparing to dredge in two separate areas within the Mississippi River to reopen the 9-foot navigation channel to commercial navigation.

Mississippi Valley Division News Feed

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 12:29:00 GMT

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. 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.

President's 2015 Civil Works Budget for Mississippi Valley Division focuses on improving nation’s economic growth

Wed, 05 Mar 2014 22:32:35 GMT

The President’s Budget for fiscal year 2015 has been released and included $825 million in funding for the civil works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Mississippi Valley Division.

MEDIA ADVISORY - U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget press conference scheduled

Fri, 28 Feb 2014 05:00:00 GMT

The United States Army Corps of Engineers’ press conference to release details of President Obama’s Fiscal 2015 Budget for the Army’s Civil Works program is scheduled for Tuesday, March 4, from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Rock Island District News Feed

Free Boating Safety Class

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:59:46 GMT

Pleasant Valley, IA - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces they will be offering a free boating safety education class. The class will be held on April 12th and will run from 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Shady Creek Recreation Area is Opening Early!

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:25:36 GMT

The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces the early opening of Shady Creek Recreation Area, due to the extended closure of Clark’s Ferry. Shady Creek will open on April 11, 2014 for first come first serve users only. Reservations will be honored beginning on our regularly scheduled opening date of May 2nd.

Clark's Ferry Recreation Area Not Opening as Scheduled

Sun, 06 Apr 2014 15:20:37 GMT

Muscatine, IA - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi River Project announces that Clark’s Ferry Recreation Area will not be opening as scheduled on April 11, 2014.

Memphis District News Feed

Mississippi River Commission schedules high-water inspection trip

Mon, 17 Mar 2014 20:03:00 GMT

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual high-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River April 7-11, 2014. 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.

Grenada Lake Youth Waterfowl Hunt

Fri, 31 Jan 2014 17:02:00 GMT

VICKSBURG, Miss., Jan. 29, 2014 - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Grenada Lake Field Office and the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks will host a youth waterfowl hunt on 1 February 2014. The youth waterfowl hunt will be at the Benwood Waterfowl Management Area and will provide an opportunity for experienced waterfowl hunters to teach the younger generations proper techniques and ethics of the sport.

Enid Lake Annual Clean Up Day

Fri, 17 Jan 2014 20:03:10 GMT

VICKSBURG, Miss., Jan. 17, 2014 - The U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (Corps) will hold the 10th annual Enid Lake clean-up day on 22 February 2014. Volunteers interested in participating in this event can meet at the Enid Lake Field Office, Chickasaw Hill Boat Ramp or Sylva Rena Grocery at 7:00 a.m.