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2012-07-28 23:02:07

Farmington Hills, MI, July 24, 2012: LinTech Global announced today they were awarded an 9 million dollar IDIQ contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Learning Network (ULN). Farmington Hills, MI (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 LinTech Global announced today they were awarded an 9 million dollar IDIQ contract with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Learning Network (ULN). LinTech Global will support the planning, development, testing, fielding, and sustainment of the U.S. Army Corps of...

2011-03-26 00:00:29

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released a research report on the operation of the electric dispersal barrier system in the Chicago Sanitary and Ship Canal (CSSC). The electric barrier system is a key measure preventing the migration of two species of Asian carp, Silver and Bighead. The Corps commissioned the report as part of its ongoing research to refine the optimum operating parameters for the barriers. Cincinnati, OH (Vocus/PRWEB) March 25, 2011 The U.S. Army Corps of...

2010-09-29 09:20:00

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Sept. 29 /PRNewswire/ -- A federal judge ruled against an attempt by the federal government's U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to summarily extend and expand their federal powers under the Clean Water Act (CWA). U.S. District Judge K. Michael Moore on Tuesday sided with New Hope Power Company and Okeelanta Corporation who argued the Army Corps had improperly extended their powers by attempting to enact new legislative rules without following proper procedure, including...

2010-07-31 17:16:00

PLYMOUTH, Minn., July 31 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) today announced it will appeal a preliminary injunction entered Friday evening by the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida which prevents impacts to federal wetlands on the Hardee County extension of Mosaic's South Fort Meade phosphate mine in Central Florida. The District Court also remanded certain aspects of the permit back to the Army Corps of Engineers for additional information....

2009-09-30 17:58:00

Lake Michigan's food chain is under threat from an invasive fish and biologists are working on ways to keep it out of the lake, university scientists say. A $9 million electric fish barrier keeps Asian carp from migrating between the Mississippi River and the lake and the Army Corps of Engineers just boosted the power, the Milwaukee Journal Gazette reported Wednesday. However, the giant fish are also in the Des Plaines River, which has a history of breaching its banks and flooding into the...

2008-12-18 11:44:00

State has failed to pay Army Corps for 11 years WASHINGTON, Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The United States has asked a federal court in Oklahoma to order the state of Oklahoma to pay more than $21 million due under a contract with the Army Corps of Engineers for the construction of Sardis Lake reservoir, the Justice Department announced today. The state has owed payments to the federal government since 1983, and its last payment was 11 years ago. The federal government's filing in...

2008-09-20 12:00:41

By Janet Keating Citizen groups involved in the recent lawsuit against Hobet 22 want to set the record straight. There was no compromise. In fact, there was no real choice. Attorneys representing the groups sought a court order to halt any damage to streams at the Hobet 22 mine until a federal judge could hold a full hearing on their new lawsuit over the project. In a rush to beat the legal system, Hobet Mining Company destroyed miles of streams that community groups sought to save from...

2008-09-08 21:00:12

To: NATIONAL EDITORS Contact: U.S. Department of Justice, +1-202-514-2007, TDD: +1- 202-514-1888 WASHINGTON, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Abner J. Schultz, a resident of Lake Havasu, Ariz., was sentenced today in federal court in Pocatello, Idaho for a criminal violation of the Clean Water Act (CWA) related to unlawful dredge and fill work along the Salmon River, the Justice Department announced. U.S. District Judge B. Lynn Winmill for the District of Idaho ordered Schultz to pay...

2008-09-02 15:00:13

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Tony Iallonardo of the National Audubon Society, +1-202- 861-2242 x3042 WASHINGTON, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the Environmental Protection Agency made a rare decision to veto a $220 million Army Corps of Engineers flood-control project in the Mississippi Delta known as Yazoo Pump. Such vetoes of Army Corps projects are rare, having happened only 12 times in the EPA's history and not since 1990. Audubon, other conservation groups and...

2008-08-23 00:00:18

By FRANK BOYETT The Gleaner (270) 831-8342 or fboyett@thegleaner.com Cash Creek Generation LLC plans to pay the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife $739,372 to offset the expected environmental impact of a proposed coal-to-gas power plant near the Green River in eastern Henderson County. The Army Corps of Engineers is accepting public comment through Sept. 26 on a permit requested by the company, which is a subsidiary of The Erora Group LLC of Louisville, Ky. The company plans to...


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