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  • Corps of Engineers begins construction at Holmes Lake

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is modifying a portion of the dam embankment at Salt Creek Dam Site 17, commonly referred to as Holmes Lake in Lincoln, Nebraska.
  • East Tailrace boat ramp closed Tuesday for repairs

    RIVERDALE, N.D. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that East Tailrace boat ramp at Garrison Dam on the Missouri River will be temporarily closed Tuesday from 11:00am to 3:00pm to conduct repairs to the boat ramp. No releases are scheduled during this time frame. The ramp will reopen to the public at 3:00pm. 
  • Temporary facility closures at Government Bay, Lake Sakakawea

    RIVERDALE, N.D.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District announced Monday the temporary closure of the access road and fish cleaning station at the Government Bay Recreation Area on Lake Sakakawea because of a water line break in Riverdale, North Dakota.
  • Army Corps of Engineers seeks public comments on proposal to renew and revise nationwide permits

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced today it is seeking comments on its proposal to renew and revise 52 nationwide permits for work in wetlands and other waters that are regulated by Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and/or Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1899. In addition, USACE is proposing to issue five new nationwide permits that pertain to authorizing seaweed mariculture activities, finfish mariculture activities, electric utility line and telecommunications activities, utility line activities for water and other substances, and water reclamation and reuse facilities.
  • Corps of Engineers upgrades Fort Peck Marina boat ramp

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Tuesday plans to upgrade the Fort Peck Marina boat ramp.
  • Corps of Engineers announces public hearing dates for Keystone XL Pipeline

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Omaha District has scheduled public hearings for the purpose of collecting information or evidence which will be considered in evaluating the proposed USACE permit action for the Keystone XL Pipeline.
  • Vegetation control to begin on Missouri River sandbars between Garrison Dam and Huff, North Dakota

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the Missouri River between Garrison Dam and Huff, North Dakota in September. The Bismarck-Mandan River reach, miles 1,325 to 1,310 will not be sprayed. This work is being done to keep the sandbars free of vegetation and usable by the endangered interior least tern and threatened piping plover for nesting.
  • Vegetation control to begin on Missouri River sandbars between Yankton and Vermillion, South Dakota

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will conduct vegetation management activities on sandbars in the Missouri River between Yankton and Vermillion, South Dakota, the upper portion of Lewis and Clark Lake near Springfield, South Dakota and Niobrara, Nebraska, and as far upstream as Pickstown, South Dakota in September.
  • Releases from Fort Peck Dam to decline during maintenance work

    Releases from Fort Peck Dam will be reduced from 11,000 cubic feet per second to 8,500 cfs on July 28 and then increase slightly to 9,000 cfs on July 29. A Power Plant maintenance project originally scheduled for June was rescheduled for late July. The project will require outages on Units 1, 2, and 3 to support testing on Unit 2.