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Federal water rules draw opposition, support

...EPA even to dig ditches in their own backyard," he said.EPA officials say the rules, worked out with the Army Corps of Engineers, do not protect waters not already covered under the Clean Water Act of 1972.Brian Litmans, senior staff attorney...
State | AK legislature
Corps of Engineers advances Arctic port study

ANCHORAGE - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to recommend a configuration of port...process we're in right now is to get our U.S. Army Corps of Engineers headquarters to agree to a tentatively selected...
Three charged in bribe case remain in custody

WASHINGTON - Two Army Corps of Engineers employees and a third man...judge.Kerry F. Khan, an Army Corps of Engineers program manager with authority...contract administered by the Army Corps of Engineers. The indictment says the...
Man pleads guilty in contracting fraud scheme

WASHINGTON - A former Army Corps of Engineers employee has pleaded guilty to his role in a...steering of contracts.The two other men, former Army Corps of Engineers employee Michael A. Alexander, and Harold F...
Senators send letters in support of Kensington

...Begich on Monday sent two letters to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers urging the agency to quickly complete permitting...more environmentally sound alternative. "The Army Corps of Engineers now has all the information it needs to finalize...
Kenai applies to build road leading to mouth of Kenai River of the Kenai River mouth for fishermen seeking salmon with dipnets.The city is seeking a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers for a 1,500-foot gravel road through city-owned wetland to the river beach, the Peninsula Clarion reported...
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

...that BLM had earlier selected as its preferred option. But it aligns with the alternative chosen by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.BLM-Alaska spokeswoman Lesli Ellis-Wouters said BLM had indicated it would take into account the Corps...
State | AK legislature
Tribe criticizes Walker for support of reserve drilling plan

...The company's proposal for an 8-mile road and parallel pipeline recently won a wetlands permit from the Army Corps of Engineers.The Bureau of Land Management, which oversees the reserve, and Native village of Nuiqsut leaders prefer an...
State | AK legislature
Flipping Douglas Island

...impact."The next step is to finish designing the road and to apply for environmental permits from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. The city hopes to submit its application by March 31, Steffert said.A Corps permit is required before building...
Empire Editorial: Thumbs up, thumbs down for Feb. 16, 2015

...Speedo and a cowboy hat, surrounded by women in bikinis at a Las Vegas swimming pool. Thumbs up to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. On Friday, the Corps said it plans to expand the Port of Nome as a first step in growing the range of deepwater...


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