U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Testing by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has found no radioactive contamination at a Missouri school that was shut down last month amid fears that nuclear material from a contaminated creek nearby had made its way into the school.
CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Massachusetts has agreed to pay about $3.5 million to New Hampshire to settle a yearslong dispute over lost property taxes caused by infrastructure in New Hampshire that helps to prevent Merrimack River flooding that primarily benefits Massachusetts, authorities said Wednesday.
JACKSON, Miss (AP) — A federal agency has set aside money to help guard Mississippi’s capital city and surrounding areas against flood damage following two deluges in three years.
A federal agency has given a Texas oil company approval to repair a pipeline that ruptured a year ago and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of crude off the Southern California coast.
O’FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Parts of the Mississippi River are so low from weeks of drought that barge traffic is being limited at the worst possible time — as crop harvests begin.
A decade after Superstorm Sandy pummeled New York and New Jersey in one of the costliest storms in U.S. history, the federal government is proposing a $52 billion plan to build movable barriers and gates across bays, rivers and other waterways in the two states hardest-hit by the storm.
MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — A U.S. Army Corps of Engineers river vessel has been named in honor of a civil engineer who worked in the Memphis division before he died of cancer last year, officials said.
The Center for Biological Diversity has filed a lawsuit against the U.S government, accusing it of endangering wildlife and humans as it prepares to dredge and expand Puerto Rico’s biggest bay to accommodate massive tankers that will serve a new liquid natural gas terminal.
BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (AP) — Work to remove a dam on the Green River is on hold due to low water intake levels, officials said.
Col. Zachary L. Miller will relinquish command to Lt. Col.
The federal government is taking the first step to set up a program that could offer more than $7 billion of loans to repair aging dams across the country. The U.S.
MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — Late-season precipitation means reservoirs in the Rogue River basin are nearly full for the first time in three years.
CAVALIER, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking public input on a draft environmental assessment of a proposed cooling pond at a military radar station at Cavalier Space Force Station, in remote northeastern North Dakota.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has added a contaminated island on the Columbia River to the Superfund list of toxic waste sites.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Getting a fishing boat or a pontoon on the Missouri River System in North Dakota this summer could be tricky due to low water levels amid prolonged drought.
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Federal officials say they are funding a project that will look into what infrastructure could help prevent further flooding in a community where rushing waters killed 20 people.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to consider an appeal of a lawsuit over the Dakota Access Pipeline, meaning that an ongoing environmental review of the pipeline will continue.
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The nation’s massive infrastructure bill includes $248 million to help repair damage from 2019 flooding along the Missouri River.
The Biden administration says the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will spend $14 billion on a variety of infrastructure and environmental restoration projects that promote social, economic and environmental justice.
NEWBURGH, Ind. (AP) — The lock chambers of an Ohio River dam in southwestern Indiana were closed Tuesday after eight barges broke away from their vessel and became pinned against a dam, the U.S.
BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — Electric power generation from the Missouri River’s six upstream dams fell below average in 2021, forcing the federal agency that sells the power to buy electricity on the open market to fulfill contracts — a cost that may ultimately be passed on to ratepayers in a half-dozen s
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A proposed copper-nickel mine in northern Minnesota is facing more legal action.

A lawsuit filed Tuesday by several environmental organizations alleges that the PolyMet Mining Corp. project threatens critical habitat for gray wolves, Canada lynx and the northern long-eared bats.
The Biden administration’s new infrastructure package will pump more funding into two high-profile Great Lakes projects. The U.S.
DEAL, N.J. (AP) — The weekend storm that brought rain and snow to much of New Jersey also caused significant erosion to a Jersey Shore beach that was already in the process of being widened.
SAULT STE. MARIE, Mich. (AP) — The Soo Locks in Sault Ste. Marie are shutting down to marine traffic to allow the U.S.
COFFEEVILLE, Ala. (AP) — A boat sunk in a lock on the Tombigbee River in southwest Alabama, temporarily blocking the passage until crews can remove it.
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Conditions remain dry throughout the Missouri River basin, so officials are predicting that the amount of water flowing down the river this year will be below average again.
BALTIMORE (AP) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and a California-based contractor have started removing mud, sand and other materials from the Cape Henry Channel as part of a larger project supporting the Ports of Baltimore and Virginia.