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August, 2008


Corps acts on Reelfoot Spillway permit

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 15, 2008 – Following a thorough and comprehensive review, Col. Thomas P. Smith, Commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District, today made a decision to extend to the Tennessee Department of Transportation (TDOT) a permit for their signature to construct a new spillway on Reelfoot Lake. [Read More]
Published: Aug-15-08

U.S. Department of Justice will not appeal St. Johns ruling

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 13, 2008 – The U.S. Department of Justice, following extensive consultation with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, decided Monday not to appeal the September 2007 decision by the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia halting work on the St. Johns Bayou-New Madrid Floodway Project. [Read More]
Published: Aug-13-08

Jim Pogue is new Chief of Public Affairs Office for Corps of Engineers

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 5, 2008 – Jim Pogue has been selected as the Chief, Public Affairs Office of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District. [Read More]
Published: Aug-05-08

Mississippi River Commission schedules low water inspection trip

MEMPHIS, Tenn., August 4, 2008 – The Mississippi River Commission will conduct the Memphis District portion of its annual low-water inspection trip on the Mississippi River August 18 and 19, 2008. [Read More]
Published: Aug-04-08