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Nearly seven years after government-funded dredging added 6 feet of depth to the waterway connecting the Port of Brunswick to the Atlantic Ocean, much of that extra room for cargo ships has been erased by tides and storms piling fresh layers of sand and sediments into the channel.
The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a $10.5 million contract to replenish sand and restore dunes along NASA's Wallops Island launch facility on the Eastern Shore.
The new $1.1 trillion federal spending plan signed into law contains just a small amount of funding for deepening the busy shipping channel to the Port of Savannah to make room for supersized cargo ships. However, legal language Georgia lawmakers inserted into the measure may prove more valuable than money in terms of getting the $652 million project underway this year.
LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — Did the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers snub Indiana's Asian carp problem in its recent study highlighting options for controlling invasive species in the Great Lakes and Mississippi River?
TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. (AP) — The debate over how to protect the Great Lakes from voracious Asian carp appeared no closer to settlement Tuesday following release of a federal report with options that could cost billions and require extensive re-engineering of Chicago's busy waterway network.
Six attorneys general in the Great Lakes region called for a multistate coalition Wednesday that would push the federal government to protect the lakes from invasive species such as Asian carp by cutting off their artificial link to the Mississippi River basin.
Five years after Hurricane Katrina flooded more than 80 percent of this city, the Army Corps of Engineers says billions of dollars of work has made the city much safer and many of its defenses could withstand a storm as strong as the deadly 2005 hurricane.