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Archive: 2014
  • January

    NR 14-001: Public workshops for Old Hickory Lake’s Shoreline Management Plan update scheduled this week

    HENDERSONVILLE, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2014) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nashville District at Old
  • Army Corps Battalion: Life Support for VA Hospital

    Patients at the James J. Peters VA Medical Center in the Bronx, New York were pleasantly surprised recently to see active duty soldiers walking in their hallways. "It's so nice to see when they walk through the facility how the patients react to them. They look at their shoulders and see the rank and they ask ‘How are you Sarge?’
  • Retired lock operator recalls rich history of navigation at Hales Bar

    JASPER, Tenn. (Jan. 13, 2014) — The decommissioned Hales Bar Navigation Lock is crumbling and in an obvious state of disrepair, but remains a historical landmark here on the bank of the Tennessee River for all boat captains who pass by it. A retired lock operator who served there a half a century ago visited recently to recall the days of old when the project operated in pristine condition and it was his job to lock through vessels delivering commerce up and down the waterway.
  • W3/W4 Server Change

    Starting Tuesday, January 21 the Detroit District will upgrade its Web servers for specific
  • Regulatory Division is meeting environmental, economic needs

    Protecting the nation’s aquatic resources while simultaneously meeting its economic needs requires dedication and an ability to balance often competing needs. Through the execution of the Department of the Army’s responsibility, authorized under the River and Harbors Act of 1899 and the Clean Water Act of 1972, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ regulatory program reviews multitudes of proposed projects annually, and either issues or denies permits based on these and other applicable laws.