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November, 2016


Omaha District Commander provides update regarding North Dakota activities

Omaha District Commander provides update regarding North Dakota activities [Read More]
Published: Nov-27-16

Statement Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline

Washington, D.C. – Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it has completed the review that it launched on September 9, 2016. The Army has determined that additional discussion and analysis are warranted in light of the history of the Great Sioux Nation’s dispossessions of lands, the importance of Lake Oahe to the Tribe, our government-to-government relationship, and the statute governing easements through government property. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-16

Public comment period extended for Cherry Creek Dam Water Control Plan changes

Water managers for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Omaha District have extended the public comment period to December 16 for a Draft Report outlining proposed modifications to the Water Control Plan for Cherry Creek Dam during extreme flood events. The proposed plan allows water managers to release more water from the dam to reduce the risk of overtopping and failure. Public comments on the report will now be accepted through December 16, 2016. Changes to the water control plan could still be implemented as early as January 2017. [Read More]
Published: Nov-14-16

Contract awarded for Conestoga Lake maintenance project

B-Y Excavating, Inc. of Nebraska City, Nebraska has been awarded a maintenance construction contract for work at Salt Creek Site 12 - Conestoga Lake near Lincoln, Nebraska. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District awarded the $294,000 for the project that began this week. [Read More]
Published: Nov-11-16

Omaha District Commander statement regarding North Dakota activities

Omaha District Commander statement regarding North Dakota activities [Read More]
Published: Nov-09-16