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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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-02-22/flipping-douglas-island
Local
Alaska deep-water port proposed for vessels in Arctic waters

...where the federal government invests in a deep-water port to serve vessels in Arctic waters.The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is preparing to release a study for public comment that suggests expanding the Port of Nome as a first step in improving...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-19/alaska-deep-water-port-proposed-vessels
State
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...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-02-16/empire-editorial-thumbs-thumbs-down-f
Opinion
BLM clears way for petroleum reserve development

...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' decision...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-02-15/blm-clears-way-petroleum-reserve-develo
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 alternative...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-27/tribe-criticizes-walker-support-reserve
State | AK legislature
Juneau Road not priority for Senate majority

...forward," Woodrow said DOT doesn't expect the project going unfunded in the FY 2016 budget to set it back. Army Corps of Engineers permitting is moving forward, and the department has past Road allocations from the state and federal government...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-12-19/juneau-road-not-priority-senate-majorit
Local | AK legislature
Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...married to his wife of more than 30 years, Martha.Leray was a proud WWII veteran, serving in the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, traveling to China, Burma and India during campaigns in those countries.After retiring, he found joy in traveling...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-11-30/death-notice-leray-francis-clem
Death Notices
Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...regulation. He said he doesn't think agencies like the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are challenged enough in their issuance of regulations, and he plans to ask them what their specific authority is...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-07/sullivan-sworn-new-us-senator
State
State requests permit to build road

...Project has ended. The US Army Corps of Engineers released a Public Notice of...nine months to a year for the Corps of Engineers to make a decision, so it is...comment.Public comment to the Corps of Engineers is open until Dec. 31.During...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-12-09/state-requests-permit-build-road
State
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...between Slate Creek and Sherman Point north of Berner's Bay. Design changes made following a 2008 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers permitting process reduced the amount of impacted wetlands from 70 acres, estimated in the 2006 EIS."In particular...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local

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