Archive: May, 2021
  • Army Corps updates road closure status at Francis E. Walter Dam

    The U.S. Army Corps Engineers’ Philadelphia District announced an update for the ongoing repairs of Walter Dam Road. Road repairs and paving work is being conducted in phases.
  • Blue Marsh Lake Open for Memorial Day Weekend with New Traffic Pattern

    The Dry Brooks Day Use Area at Blue Marsh Lake will reopen on Saturday, May 29, 2021 in time for Memorial Day weekend. Visitors should be aware that a new traffic pattern will be in place.
  • Notice of Five-Year Review: Chemours Chambers Works FUSRAP Site Deepwater, NJ

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Philadelphia District, is addressing radiological contamination in specific areas of the Chemours Chambers Works site in Deepwater, New Jersey. In the 1940s, manufacturing operations for the federal government resulted in limited areas of soil and groundwater contamination. USACE is addressing site cleanup under the Formerly Utilized Sites Remedial Action Program (FUSRAP). USACE is currently conducting a five-year review. The purpose of the review is to evaluate the implementation and performance of the site remedy to determine if the remedy is and will continue to protect human health and the environment.
  • Retirees still finding ways to serve the nation

    Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, retirees across the nation have been finding ways to help their neighbors and fellow citizens. For Ed Mills, Ed Otto, and Beth Utecht, the national crisis also represented an opportunity to serve their country. Since March, all three have worked at FEMA’s Community Vaccination Center (CVC) in Newark, N.J. They serve in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Reemployed Annuitant Cadre, a group of 800 retirees who stand ready to support emergency response efforts across the country.