U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has added two public sessions in Westchester County. This comes after local lawmakers and environmental groups pressed for having such sessions in the county for a plan to manage storm risk.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently extended the comment period a second time for plans to manage storm risk in New York and New Jersey. Still, some local officials say it’s not enough. And one state senator is renewing his call for the Army Corps to hold a public session in Westchester County.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the comment period a second time for plans to manage storm risk in New York and New Jersey. Still, some local officials say it’s not enough.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended an original 45-day public comment period on plans to manage storm risk in New York and New Jersey for an additional 30 days. WAMC’s Allison Dunne explains.

WAMC, Allison Dunne

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers delivered a presentation in Poughkeepsie Wednesday to a packed room at a community center. Army Corps officials spoke about six conceptual plans to manage storm risk for an area that includes the Hudson River. Environmental groups are concerned.

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State lawmakers from the Hudson Valley are calling on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to hold additional public meetings and extend the comment period for a storm management proposal.

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The Troy Lock and Dam opened in 1916. Laborers who built the Panama Canal were contracted to build the dam designed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

NY Farm Bureau Tells EPA To Ditch The Rule

Nov 25, 2014

The comment period has closed for a proposed rule concerning the federal Clean Water Act. Before the deadline, the New York Farm Bureau barraged the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency with a few thousand postcards. Meanwhile, EPA says there are several misconceptions.

Vermont Gas Systems says it has received the final permit needed to start construction on the first phase of a national gas pipeline through parts of western Vermont to New York.

Corps Of Engineers Closing NE Regulatory Office

Oct 16, 2013

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says it's temporarily closing its New England regulatory office because of a lack of funds while the federal government is shut down.

The New England district office serves Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Vermont. It regulates work, structures and dredging in or near navigable waters and related wetlands.

The office says someone will be available for authorizations of emergency activity.