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September, 2012


Officials mark construction start for Gary Glen Ryan sewer rehabilitation project

On Sept. 26, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-1), and officials from Gary, Indiana, held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for the Glen Ryan sewer rehabilitation project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-26-12

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers is accepting comments for Minnesota Aquatic Nuisance Species Pathway Reports, released today

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers today released for public comment two draft Aquatic Pathway Assessment Reports for Swan River and Libby Branch of Swan River in Minnesota that evaluate key evidence to estimate the likelihood of an aquatic pathway forming and the possibility of aquatic nuisance species using it to reach the adjacent basin. [Read More]
Published: Sep-25-12

Officials mark construction end for Crown Point storm water improvement project

On Sept. 24, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-1), and officials from Lake County, Ind., held a ribbon cutting ceremony to mark the end of construction for the Crown Point storm water improvement project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-24-12

Officials mark construction start for Hobart Ash St. drainage improvement project

On Sept. 18, 2012, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Rep. Peter Visclosky (IN-1), and officials from Lake County, Ind., held a groundbreaking ceremony to mark the start of construction for Hobart’s Ash Street drainage improvement project. [Read More]
Published: Sep-18-12

Army Corps releases Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Summary Report, solicits public comment

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) today released for public comment the Focus Area 2 Aquatic Pathways Assessment Summary Report. This report presents the methodology and key evidence used to assess the potential for transfer of aquatic nuisance species (ANS) between the Great Lakes and Mississippi River Basins through several aquatic pathways. [Read More]
Published: Sep-14-12

Corps to hold public meeting for Indiana Harbor dredging project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold a public meeting to provide information about upcoming dredging at Indiana Harbor. [Read More]
Published: Sep-13-12

New Asian Carp footage available online

The Asian Carp Regional Coordinating Committee releases new Asian carp footage to the broadcast media and to the public. The professionally filmed footage of the aquatic nuisance species, as well as footage of various related projects, including the electric barriers, is freely available online in both high-definition and streaming formats. [Read More]
Published: Sep-07-12

U.S. Army Chief of Engineers Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick visits the Chicago District

Newly appointed 53rd U.S. Army Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Lt. Gen. Thomas P. Bostick, was taken on a whirlwind tour of major projects happening in the Chicago District during his Aug. 27-29 visit. [Read More]
Published: Sep-05-12