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Notice of Availability Of Leased Lands near Grenada Lake

PUBLIC ADVISORY FOR PUBLIC INFORMATION Vicksburg, Miss… The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District is offering agricultural land for lease to the public. [Read More]
Published: Dec-17-13

Vicksburg District Will Host Deer Hunt For Physically Challenged

MEDIA ADVISORY Vicksburg, Miss…The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) Louisiana Field Office (LFO) will host its ninth annual physically challenged deer hunt on Saturday, 18 January 2014, at the Columbia Lock and Dam. [Read More]
Published: Dec-16-13

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

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. [Read More]
Published: Oct-22-13

Nashville District provides info on how government shutdown is affecting operations

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 1, 2013 - The Nashville District is in the process of conducting an orderly shutdown because of a lack of appropriations. The district will reduce its manpower over time to essential personnel only. These essential personnel will continue to support critical Corps of Engineers missions such as dam safety, hydropower, and operation of the navigation locks on both the Cumberland and Tennessee Rivers. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13

Government Shutdown Impacts to Vicksburg District

MEDIA ADVISORY: VICKSBURG, Miss…Due to the lack of 2014 funding legislation and the government shutdown, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Vicksburg District (District) has reduced services. Personnel in public safety and protection of infrastructure related positions will remain on duty. [Read More]
Published: Oct-02-13

Low Water plans may require permits from some industries and facilities along Mississippi River

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 19, 2013 – During the 2013 summer months the Mid-south has experienced below normal rainfall. Further, the Mississippi River is projected to reach low water conditions that may negatively affect some operations at facilities and industries along the Mississippi River. [Read More]
Published: Sep-19-13

Army Corps of Engineers waives fees on National Public Lands Day, Sept. 28

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day use fees at its more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide in recognition of National Public Lands Day on Sept. 28. On this day, fees normally charged at boat launch ramps and swimming beaches will be waived. [Read More]
Published: Sep-16-13

St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway EIS comment period extended to Nov. 25

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 3, 2013 – The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has extended the public comment period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the St. Johns Bayou and New Madrid Floodway Project to Nov. 25, 2013. [Read More]
Published: Sep-03-13

Corps to host public scoping webinars for the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and EIS

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is hosting two scoping webinars on September 11th and 18th to listen and solicit comments on the Missouri River Recovery Management Plan and Environmental Impact Statement (EIS). [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-13

Corps of Engineers to christen new river towboat

The Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will christen the newest addition to its river fleet – the Motor Vessel George C. Grugett – at noon on Tuesday, Aug. 20, at Beale Street Landing, Memphis. [Read More]
Published: Aug-16-13
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