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Police: Cause of Rhode Island beach blast may never be known

...told them there were no seismic events that registered in Rhode Island on Saturday. They asked the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to inspect the jetty, which it owns.The beach was reopened Sunday after officials found no evidence of an explosive...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-14/police-cause-rhode-island-beach-blast
Not For Web
Alaska Science Forum: Water fountains on the tundra

...popped.Water held under pressure by permafrost can be a problem if we try to use it. In 1946, workers for the Army Corps of Engineers drilled a well near the eastern end of Farmers Loop in Fairbanks. They penetrated a permafrost layer and the non-frozen...

http://juneauempire.com/outdoors/2015-07-03/alaska-science-forum-water-fountains
Outdoors
Man bitten by shark on Outer Banks is 7th this summer

...Americans made 2.2 billion visits to beaches in 2010, up from 2 billion in 2001, according to a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimate.The record-breaking numbers of shark bites might be related to an unseasonably hot June that rapidly...

http://juneauempire.com/not-web/2015-07-02/man-bitten-shark-outer-banks-7th-summ
Not For Web
Alaska, 12 other states sue over water authority

...Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do nothing to increase water quality...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-30/alaska-12-other-states-sue-over-water-a
State
WWII Ft. Rousseau site due for cleanup

...for a major cleanup.The Army Corps of Engineers is currently taking public comment...representatives of the Army Corps of Engineers as well as contractors who will...which is contracting with the Corps of Engineers on the project."Basically...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/wwii-ft-rousseau-site-due-cleanup
State
13 states sue over rule giving feds authority on state water

...Wayne Stenehjem said the "Waters of the U.S." rule by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers is a "federal power grab" that is "unnecessary and unlawful and will do nothing to increase water quality...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-06-29/13-states-sue-over-rule-giving-feds-aut
State
Greens Creek mine expands tailings facility

...work on the project began in 2010 and finally ended in January when the mine received its final permit from the Army Corps of Engineers.Without the expansion, Satre said, the mine might have had to shut down in 2018. The ability to manage waste...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-06-25/greens-creek-mine-expands-tailings-faci
Local
Misunderstood whale tackled at chamber luncheon

...modest fill" and the seawalk would meander through the tidelands, along a man-made causeway that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers agreed would provide "environmental lift," actually improving the habitat for fish and birds in the area. Additionally...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2015-05-15/misunderstood-whale-tackled-chamber-lun
Local
My Turn: EPA is at it again

...Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are proposing a rule that will greatly expand the...It would provide relief by sending the EPA and Corps of Engineers back to the drawing board on its problematic Waters...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2015-05-26/my-turn-epa-it-again
Opinion
Honoring Alaska's WWII history

...woman in New York whose father served in the Army Corps of Engineers in Yakutat tracked Miller down when she was cleaning...of Environmental Conservation, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will soon address most of the sites in Yakutat...

http://juneauempire.com/art/2015-04-29/yakutats-once-and-future-war
Art

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