Archive: 2015
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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.