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Deputy Commander promoted to Lieutenant Colonel during ceremony at Liberty Bell

Lt. Col. Andrew Yoder, Deputy Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District, was promoted during a ceremony at the Liberty Bell exhibit on Independence Mall on March 4. [Read More]
Published: Mar-04-15

Army Corps announces F.E. Walter Dam water release schedule

Philadelphia, Pa. (Feb. 4 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District released the 2015 Flow Management Plan for the Francis E. Walter Dam in White Haven, PA. The plan, developed in partnership with Pennsylvania Fish and Boat Commission, and the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources, lists dates and release amounts for whitewater and fisheries releases for the 2015 recreation season. [Read More]
Published: Feb-04-15

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers releases report on coastal storm and flood risk in the North Atlantic region of the United States

BROOKLYN, NY - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released to the public a report detailing the results of a two-year study to address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in the North Atlantic region of the United States affected by Hurricane Sandy in October, 2012. Congress authorized this report in January 2013 in the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (Public Law 113-2). [Read More]
Published: Jan-28-15

Army Corps to hold media webinar to discuss release of North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will host on Jan. 28 at 3 p.m. a webinar to discuss with the media the results of a two-year study that evaluated coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure in areas of the Northeast that were affected by Hurricane Sandy. [Read More]
Published: Jan-26-15

Army Corps invites comment on Delaware shellfish aquaculture program

PHILADELPHIA (January 22, 2015) – The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District today posted a proposal that would govern aquaculture in the Delaware Inland Bays and invited the public to comment. The proposal would govern regulation of shellfish aquaculture in a region that includes Rehoboth Bay, Indian River Bay, Little Assawoman Bay and Delaware’s portion of the Big Assawoman Bay. [Read More]
Published: Jan-23-15

Philly District earns Emergency Management accreditation

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District earned full accreditation from the Emergency Management Accreditation Program (EMAP). The distinction is the result of a comprehensive evaluation of District emergency management programs and activities including planning; resource management; training; exercises, evaluations, and corrective actions; and communications and warning. [Read More]
Published: Jan-16-15

Army Corps posts final Environmental Assessment for proposed land swap

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Philadelphia District posted the final Environmental Assessment for the proposed land exchange of properties at Artificial Island, Salem County, N.J. for properties in Oldmans Township, Salem County and Logan Township, Gloucester County, N.J. as part of the development of a confined disposal facility [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-15

Army Corps, state announce change to beachfill schedule for Strathmere

PHILADELPHIA (JAN 15, 2015) – Reconstruction of the beach on Ludlum Island this spring will begin at the northernmost end of Strathmere after all, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announced today. [Read More]
Published: Jan-15-15

Army Corps awards contract to complete construction of Long Beach Island dune project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District awarded a contract Dec. 5 to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for $128 million to complete the initial construction of the Long Beach Island Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project in New Jersey. The project is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Dec-09-14

Army Corps awards contract for Southern Ocean City, Strathmere and Sea Isle beachfill

PHILADELPHIA (November 10, 2014) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $57.6-million contract to the Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company for a coastal and storm damage reduction project extending from the southern end of Ocean City to Strathmere and Sea Isle. The project, which entails the construction of a dune and a berm, or beach, in front of each community, is a joint effort of the Army Corps’ Philadelphia District and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. [Read More]
Published: Nov-12-14
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