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Sullivan sworn in as new US senator

...less 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...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2015-01-07/sullivan-sworn-new-us-senator
State
Death Notice: Leray Francis Clements

...while 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...

http://juneauempire.com/death-notices/2014-11-30/death-notice-leray-francis-clem
Death Notices
Is 'minimal' impact too much?

...would be 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...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-11-25/minimal-impact-too-much
Local
DOD spending down, Corps finds other work

...across Alaska, but work with other federal agencies should keep government contractors busy.Overall, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers expects to have $410 million worth of work available on more than 400 projects in the state during federal...

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-11-24/dod-spending-down-corps-finds-other-wor
State
My Turn: Ramp up US, Alaska's Arctic infrastructure

...resources by global markets unfolding, the federal government must embrace the recommendations of a March 2013 U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-Alaska State Department of Transportation and Public Facilities study and fund strategic investments in an...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-11-02/ramp-us-alaskas-arctic-infrastructure
Opinion
Empire Editorial: Begich did more than enough to keep his seat

...hasn't done enough for resource development, he pushed the Environmental Protection Agency to allow the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to permit Kensington Mine. As for the Greens Creek Mine, Begich helped secure permits for its facility expansion...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-10-29/empire-editorial-begich-did-more-enou
Opinion
Community invited to Gajaa Hit pole raising

...allow continued access to the water. 'Safe place to land'In 1942, those passageways were filled in by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, whose changes to the area were spurred by World War II. In spite of many changes, the area has remained...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-09-29/community-invited-gajaa-hit-pole-raisin
Local | Art
Group seeks to restore crippled creek

...endorsed the project. Proponents have also met with the Alaska Department of Transportation and Public Facilities, the Alaska Department of Fish and Game, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

http://juneauempire.com/state/2014-09-15/group-seeks-restore-crippled-creek
State
My Turn: Site of future whale sculpture less than ideal

...for the leaping bronze whale.The status of the Bridge Park is that it is in the early permit stage. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Environmental Protection Agency approval is being sought. The city has already appropriated sales tax...

http://juneauempire.com/opinion/2014-09-12/my-turn-site-future-whale-sculpture-l
Opinion
For Juneau's planning commission, peonies have thorns

...land via the channel by barge and boat.Most of the two tracts are forested wetlands, but according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the first work will be done on "uplands" territory not considered proper wetlands. Although the total...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-07-09/juneaus-planning-commission-peonies-hav
Local

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