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Corps Assumes Additional Maintenance on Federal Channel from GLPC; Port Commission Nearing Completion of Feasibility Study on Larger Deepening Project

On April 4, the Greater Lafourche Port Commission (GLPC) formally entered in to an Assumption of Maintenance Agreement with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to extend the reach of the federally maintained channel in Bayou Lafourche at a signing ceremony at Corps District Headquarters. “This agreement is the… Read More

Pipeline DQM Program Underway with Two Dredges Certified and Working

In March 2016, The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters officially instructed its dredge quality management (DQM) team at the Mobile District to take steps to monitor all industry and government pipeline dredges having a discharge diameter greater than 18 inches. The beginning date was set for the summer… Read More

PA Legislators Support Dredging for Presque Isle and More

On April 23, U.S. Representative Mike Kelly (R–PA) submitted a joint bipartisan letter to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works R. D. James, requesting that beach nourishment for Presque Isle State Park remain a high-priority project for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ 2019 budget and 2018… Read More

House Committee Holds Roundtable in Oregon to Discuss WRDA

On April 20, the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure, Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment, held a roundtable policy discussion, “America’s Water Resources Infrastructure: Concepts for the Next Water Resources Development Act, Part II.” The event, held in Coos Bay, Oregon, covered challenges states and communities face in rebuilding… Read More