Federal trial set to open in latest case faulting Army Corps for Katrina floodingNEW ORLEANS - The Army Corps of Engineers is back on trial, seven years after Hurricane Katrina's epic storm surge shredded the flood protection system it had built for New Orleans.
Rafting season under way on GauleyGauley River rafting season is now in progress with the Summersville Dam water release. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will unleash thousands of gallons of water from the Summersville Dam in Nicholas County.
Hawaii, Army Corps of Engineers launch project to address pollution harming ...In this Feb. 22, 2011 photo provided by the Hawaii Division of Aquatic Resources, a line measures collapsing coral colonies in the ocean off Kahekili Beach Park in Maui, Hawaii.
Nazareth-area man pleads guilty to accepting $3.7 million in kickbacks on Iraq ...John Alfy Salama Markus, 40, must forfeit this Bushkill Township home he built in 2008 for $1.1 million to the government as part of his guilty plea to charges he took $3.7 million in bribes from contractors doing work in Iraq.
Levee system prevailed but suffered damageArmy Corps of Engineers inspected the levee in Wyoming and Forty Fort earlier this year. The levees protected more than 14,000 properties during last year's flood.
Army Corps Nears Completion of Levee Safety Inspections (USA)The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District is nearing completion of a comprehensive evaluation of seven federally-constructed levees in Alice, Freeport, Lynchburg, Matagorda, Port Arthur, Texas City and Three Rivers, Texas, as part of the ...
Corps of Engineers worker admits Iraq kickback schemeNEWARK, N.J. • A former Army Corps of Engineers employee pleaded guilty Friday to pocketing nearly $3.7 million in kickbacks for providing confidential information to two men working for companies that were awarded government contracts in Iraq.
Army bid frustratesSix months later, the Army Corps of Engineers reversed their decision and awarded Garco the contract, acknowledging the Oklahoma firm probably fudged its numbers to get the bid.
Former Army Corps of Engineers employee admits taking bribes, kickbacks on ...NEWARK, N.J. - A former Army Corps of Engineers employee pleaded guilty Friday to pocketing nearly $3.7 million in kickbacks for providing confidential information to two men working for companies awarded government contracts in Iraq.
Latest Mississippi news, sports, business and entertainmentNEW ORLEANS (AP) The Army Corps of Engineers is back on trial, seven years after Hurricane Katrina's storm surge shredded New Orleans' flood protection system.
Army Corps of Engineers Set Defense Systems for IsaacHours before Hurricane Isaac was forecast to hit New Orleans, Heath Jones, on two hours sleep and unshaven, said most of the local US Army Corps of Engineers' work was already done. A team of 75 members had been working around the clock since ...
Low Mississippi River Levels to ContinueOfficials with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say low water levels that are restricting shipping traffic, forcing harbor closures and causing towboats and barges to run aground on the Mississippi River are expected to continue into October.
POLYMET MINING CORP : PolyMet Strengthens Permitting Expertise ...The Minnesota Department of Natural Resources ("DNR"), the U.S. Forest Service ("USFS") and the U.S. Army Corp, of Engineers ("USACE") are Lead Agencies and the EPA is a co-operating Agency in the preparation of the Supplemental Draft EIS.
He's still here: Phoenix rises again with 'Master'The Army Corps of Engineers is back on trial, seven years after Hurricane Katrina's epic storm surge shredded the flood protection system it had built for New Orleans.
Second phase of South Claiborne Avenue SELA drainage project underwayThe Army Corps of Engineers began clearing the neutral ground along South Claiborne Avenue on Monday to make way for a $27.8 million underground canal to be built between Leonidas and Lowerline streets.
Environmentalists and builders meet in middle, protect Rice Lake eaglesSierra Club member Joyce Blumenshine says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' levee and pumping facility project will help to encourage wildlife, but she said it doesn't seem wise to put current wildlife at unnecessary risk during the construction process.
Isaac could mean some relief to low Miss. RiverThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is trying to keep barge traffic flowing on the essential commerce route. Hundreds of millions of tons of goods, from grain to gasoline, are shipped on the river every year and any disruption has the potential for ...
Army Corps awards $14.7M contract for drainage work in Jefferson ParishNEW ORLEANS - The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract to improve drainage at the Trapp Canal on the west bank of Jefferson Parish.
Low Mississippi causes harbor closuresWater forced jet streams clear the suction head of the Dredge Jadwin, a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers vessel that is clearing out some of the silt and left over mud and debris from last year's record flood on the Mississippi River and cutting a deeper ...
Army Corps to study how Hurricane Isaac surgedAt the urging of residents who have long felt forgotten in the shadow of more densely populated New Orleans, the Army Corps of Engineers says it will look into whether the city's recently fortified defenses pushed floodwaters from Hurricane Isaac into ...