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Archive: 2008

Case against Grand Prairie Project Dismissed

Memphis, Tenn., Dec. 19, 2008 – At the request of the parties, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Arkansas dismissed the Grand Prairie case against the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, with prejudice on Dec. 17. [Read More]
Published: Dec-19-08

Corps of Engineers and DU to sign regional cooperation agreement

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – The Mississippi Valley Division, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Ducks Unlimited, Inc. (DU) are cementing an enduring partnership by signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) at 1:00 p.m. from Mud Island North boat ramp, Nov. 24, 2008. [Read More]
Published: Nov-24-08

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

Mayor Wharton, Corps of Engineers commander to view Wolf River environmental restoration work

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 9, 2008 – Shelby County Mayor A.C. Wharton Jr., Corps of Engineers Memphis District commander Col. Tom Smith and other officials will view progress on the Wolf River environmental restoration and recreation project tomorrow (July 10) at 7:30 a.m. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-08

Thomas George is new master of Corps of Engineers flagship Mississippi

MEMPHIS, Tenn., July 2, 2008 – Thomas George has been selected as Master of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers river flagship the motor vessel Mississippi. The vessel is home ported in Memphis. [Read More]
Published: Jul-02-08

Corps of Engineers in Memphis prepares for possible high water in Missouri, assists in Iowa floodfight

MEMPHIS, Tenn., June 16, 2008 – Officials at the Memphis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are closely monitoring water levels on the Mississippi River as flood waters that inundated communities north of here make their way down river. [Read More]
Published: Jun-16-08

Maj. Timothy J. Marshall is new Deputy Commander for Corps of Engineers

MEMPHIS, Tenn., April 29, 2008 – Maj. Timothy J. Marshall has been assigned as Deputy District Commander for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Memphis District. [Read More]
Published: Apr-29-08
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