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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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  • Enfield Officials Deny CREC Request To Keep 10-Foot Fence

    ENFIELD – The town's zoning board of appeals Monday night denied a magnet school's request to keep a fence, which does not comply with the town's zoning regulations. The fence is part of the town's cease and desist order effecting construction at...
  • Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park

    Wetlands expansion may inhibit development at Isle of Wight intermodal park
    A new wetland survey has classified most of a prime tract at the Shirley T. Holland Intermodal Park as wetlands, leaving the land difficult and costly to develop. The county has been struggling to attract businesses to the 1,500-acre site and the...
  • Group says Wehr's Dam should come down

    Group says Wehr's Dam should come down
    Wehr's Dam has been a fixture along the Jordan Creek in South Whitehall for more than a century. Built of timber and concrete like thousands of dams in waterways across Pennsylvania, it has outlived by more than six decades the grist mill it was built...
  • West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park

    West Virginia's Carnifex Ferry Battlefield State Park
    Carnifex Ferry is not Gettysburg. It's not Antietam. It's not Shiloh. It was a little-known battle early in the Civil War that helped West Virginia break away from Virginia and become the 35th state. The battle on Sept. 10, 1861, pitted 5,000 Union...
  • Supreme Court Clears Way For Wind Turbines In Colebrook

    Supreme Court Clears Way For Wind Turbines In Colebrook
    HARTFORD – The Connecticut Supreme Court has removed a major obstacle to construction of the state's first large-scale, commercial wind turbines. In a 6-0 ruling released Monday, the court rejected a legal challenge from FairwindCT, a citizens...
  • For fly fishermen at inaugural L.A. River derby, it's carpe diem

    For fly fishermen at inaugural L.A. River derby, it's <i>carpe diem</i>
    The sport of fly fishing conjures up images of wild mountain streams, iridescent trout and lush valleys in the shadows of jagged peaks. But on Saturday, the way-out-in-the-metropolis setting of North Atwater Park played host to experienced and...
  • Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns

    Frequent coastal flooding spells disaster for some towns
    WALLOPS ISLAND. Va. — Missions flown from the NASA base here have documented some of the most dramatic evidence of a warming planet over the past 20 years: the melting of polar ice, a force contributing to a global rise in ocean levels. The...
  • First-ever L.A. Boat Race held at Glendale Narrows

    First-ever L.A. Boat Race held at Glendale Narrows
    Water enthusiasts flocked to the Los Angeles River last weekend for the first-ever L.A. Boat Race that tested the skills and speed of paddlers, but drew some criticism from those against the river’s use. The nearly mile-long race took place in...
  • Damning the dam [Editorial]

    Damning the dam  [Editorial]
    The general election is still more than two months away but here's a bit of friendly advice to candidates hoping to win office in Maryland: Don't use the Conowingo Dam as an excuse to stop cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay. That would seem like common...
  • Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts

    Three Newport News firms awarded large military contracts
    Despite a decline in discretionary defense spending by Congress, a growing number of Newport News-based firms are landing large-scale military contracts this month. So far, three Newport News-based companies have been tapped by the U.S. Department of...
  • Forest preserve celebrates Orland Grassland progress

    Forest preserve celebrates Orland Grassland progress
    Five years ago, members of the Forest Preserves of Cook County, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and volunteers threw the first handfuls of seeds onto the Orland Grassland, kicking off a nearly $7.7 million restoration project aimed at re-creating the mix...