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2014-03-04 16:22:33

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The President's Budget for fiscal year 2015 (FY15) includes $4.561 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), which is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $28 million in unobligated carryover of funds previously appropriated. "The fiscal 2015 Civil Works budget for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reflects the Administration's priorities of supporting and improving the...

2014-03-04 16:22:23

WASHINGTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) yesterday delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2014 (FY14) work plans for the Army Civil Works program. President Obama on January 17 signed into law the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act, 2014, Division D of Public Law 113-76, the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2014, providing $5.467 billion in FY14 appropriations for the Army Civil Works program. The Act's accompanying Statement...

2014-03-03 23:02:31

Lift Liners™ were strategically placed underwater to help prevent erosion of sediment. Wexford, PA (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 MHF Services (MHF), a leading provider of packaging, transportation, logistics and technical services, recently provided our innovative flexible packaging to help prevent the erosion of sediment at the Olmsted Dam on the Ohio River in Olmsted, Illinois. Working under contract to URS Washington Group/Alverici, JV, MHF provided a modified version of our standard five...

2014-01-20 12:20:31

WASHINGTON, Jan. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Army Corps of Engineers Brig. Gen. Kent Savre will present information on the recovery progress the Army Corps has made since Hurricane Sandy - and discuss an ongoing study to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast - at a National Press Club Newsmakers News Conference on Tuesday, January 21 at 10 a.m. in the club's Lisagor Room. (Logo:...

2013-11-20 16:22:31

Mine would cause "substantial and unacceptable impact" to southern Arizona's water supplies TUCSON, Ariz., Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has dealt a dramatic and potentially devastating blow to Augusta Resource Corporation's proposal to build the Rosemont mine, a massive open-pit copper mine in the Santa Rita Mountains just south of Tucson. In a Nov. 7 letter to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the EPA recommended that the proposed...

2013-10-31 12:20:22

FAIRFAX, Va., Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- General Dynamics Information Technology, a business unit of General Dynamics (NYSE: GD), has been awarded a task order to provide information technology (IT) management services in Afghanistan to support U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Middle East District reconstruction and infrastructure-development programs. The task order was awarded under the Information Technology Enterprise Solutions-2 Services (ITES-2S) contract and has a...

2013-10-22 16:25:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- 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. The fee waiver requires only verbal confirmation of service. The waiver covers fees for boat launch ramps and swimming beaches. The waiver does not apply to camping and...

2013-10-15 12:35:43

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today announced it will close its Regulatory offices due to the absence of available federal funding. During the closure, Regulatory offices will be unable to evaluate individual permit applications, pre-construction notifications (PCNs) for nationwide permit (NWP) or regional general permit authorizations, or requests for jurisdictional determinations until after current year funding is...

2013-10-14 23:01:38

Louis Berger will provide three FEMA regions’ life-saving and life-sustaining public facilities in the northeastern United States with round-the-clock power during federally declared emergencies. Morristown, NJ (PRWEB) October 14, 2013 The Louis Berger Group, Inc. (Louis Berger) announced today that it has been awarded a $50 million contract over a five-year period to assist the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Pittsburgh District in their mission to support the Federal Emergency...

2013-09-30 23:38:22

The program’s most recent modification impacts the way in which U.S. Army Corps of Engineers personnel obtain critical DBA insurance. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) September 30, 2013 Clements Worldwide, leading provider of international insurance solutions, reports that effective today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) pre-negotiated agreement with insurer CNA for the provision of Defense Base Act (DBA) coverage will expire. As a result, all USACE DBA policies with renewal dates...