Army Corps of Engineers

Venice Vents About Red Tide

Just Now<p><b>VENICE, FL (970 WFLA)</b> -- The city of Venice has been hit hard by red tide... with thousands of dead fish stacking up along beaches and canals.<p>…

Florida

Air Force plans $150M runway extension at Anchorage base

ANCHORAGE, Alaska — The Air Force is planning a $150 million project to extend the runway at Anchorage’s Joint Base Elmendorf-Richardson so it can to …

Military

7:04am: The Army Corps of Engineers and U.S. Rep. Brian Mast meet over Lake Okeechobee water levels by WLRN - Listen to music

Army Corps of Engineers

Trump’s EPA Is About To Do The Unthinkable — Limit Its Own Power

12:54 PM 08/20/2018<p>The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is crafting a regulation dramatically curtailing the agency’s ability to retroactively …

Conservative View

Md. Congressmen Meet With Residents To Discuss Plans To Prevent Flooding In Ellicott City

<b>BALTIMORE (WJZ) —</b> Members of Maryland congressional delegation met with residents in Howard County to discuss the devastating floods that have …

U.S. Army

No source yet for medical waste on beaches, officials say

No new items of medical waste have washed up on Nassau's South Shore beaches after the discovery of syringes and other debris led to the closure of …

U.S. Army

Emails raise questions about ex-Texas congressman, new job

VICTORIA, Texas (AP) — A former Texas congressman had tried steering a federal contract to the owner of a business who gave him a $160,000-a-year job after the congressman resigned amid sexual harassment allegations, according to a newspaper investigation published Sunday.<p>Republican Blake …

Corruption

Alaska could consider taking over wetland permitting from federal government — again

WASHINGTON — The Trump administration has agreed to ease the process of handing over control of wetland fill permitting to the states — the latest in …

Pesticides

SunZia transmission project faces more opposition

The SunZia project's road to commercial operation is facing a new round of controversy, this time from community groups that fear the transmission …

Business

Iowa river traffic relies on aging lock and dam system

In the final week of April, crews discovered cracks in the anchorage at Lock and Dam No. 11 in Dubuque.<p>The finding prompted an immediate emergency …

News (U.S.)

Grand Haven pier reopens after 2 years of construction

Two years after closing due to structural faults in the concrete, the Grand Haven south pier on the shores of Lake Michigan reopened on Friday.<p>The …

Lake Michigan

New Colorado VA hospital is state of the art, and more than $1 billion over budget

Health Care<p>AURORA, Colorado — It's gleaming, state-of-the-art and highly anticipated. But the Department of Veterans Affairs' newest medical center is also more than $1 billon over budget.<p>After more than a decade of delays and cost overruns, the VA officially opened its most expensive medical …

News

UCLA’s Bling playing for his late mom in U.S. Amateur

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif.—Devon Bling’s match play experience before this week was relegated to a pair of U.S Junior Amateur appearances. But his late …

Golf

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August 16, 2018 | 06:56 PM<p>Federal judge reverses Trump decision on clean water protections<p>The decision, which could be appealed, restored the rule in 26 states.<p>Susan Phillips<p>A federal court has reversed a Trump Administration decision regarding protections of small waterways. The move marks a …

Pesticides

Closing Cunningham Lake For The Season

Just Now<p>Cunningham Lake will close to all watercraft Friday, August 17th for the remainder of the season.<p>Nebraska Game and Parks confirmed the …

U.S. Army

Federal court reinstates clean water rule delayed by Trump administration

A federal judge in South Carolina has issued an injunction to block the Trump administration's move to delay a clean water rule intended to prevent …

Trump Administration

Rainfall could wash away this lake dam road. Can it be fixed in time?

A popular road over Lake Grapevine dam has been closed for the next several months because recent heavy rains have washed out a large swath of soil …

Weather

Countdown to Kickoff: 16 Days! | Crowder was one of Bud’s best

What’s up, Sooner Nation? So we’re halfway through the month of August, and that light at the end of the tunnel you can see is the 2018 season! With …

College Football

Florida algae crisis: Is it safe to visit? Here's what you need to know

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Florida is living through an unprecedented environmental crisis that’s devastating tourism, recreation and wildlife along the state's southwest coast.<p>Two kinds of toxic algae are blooming, one in freshwater, one in salt, creating a red tide along the Gulf of Mexico and blanketing …

Florida

Salmon/Sterling Nuclear Tests Marker

This largely forgotten piece of Cold War history stands hidden in the woods just north of the Mississippi Gulf Coast.<p>A roughly chest-high block of …

Military History

Federal Judge Flips Trump Order, Reinstates Obama’s WOTUS Rule

9:12 PM 08/16/2018<p>A federal judge in South Carolina issued an injunction against the Trump administration Thursday, lifting a stay on an Obama-era …

Conservative View

Policy expert: The next Flint could be anywhere in the US

Policy expert Michele Nellenbach issued a warning on water infrastructure in the U.S. on Wednesday, saying a crisis like the one in Flint, Mich. …

Water

Cape Cod's Bourne Bridge Maintenance Work Delayed

BOURNE, Mass. (CBS/AP) — Commuters worried about back-to-school traffic on a Cape Cod bridge can breathe a sigh of relief. MassDOT announced that the …

New England

DuPage River Flooding: Meeting Thursday In Plainfield

Residents will be able to comment on plans to reduce floor risk along the river.<p>PLAINFIELD, IL — The Army Corps of Engineers will hold the second of …

U.S. Army

Proposed gold mine acquires 2 permits from federal agencies

JUNEAU, Alaska (AP) — A massive gold mine proposed in western Alaska has cleared a regulatory hurdle, acquiring permits from federal agencies.<p>The …

Oil & Gas Industry

Grand Haven south pier to reopen on Friday after nearly 2 years

GRAND HAVEN, MI - The entire Grand Haven pier will reopen to the public on Friday, Aug. 17, after being at least partially closed since 2016.<p>The …

Lighthouses

Safety warning before Grand Haven pier reopens

Aug 15, 2018<p>GRAND HAVEN, Mich. (WOOD) — As a construction project that dragged on well past its initial end date finally wraps up, the south pier at …

U.S. Army

Puerto Rico utility says it has restored power to all its customers

Puerto Rico’s government-owned utility has restored electricity to all of its customers, nearly 11 months after Hurricane Maria ravaged the …

Caribbean

All of Puerto Rico's Residents Have Electricity Again, But Grid Is Still Fragile

Almost one year after Puerto Rico experienced a total blackout, the island’s electrical utility company has reportedly restored power for all of its …

Puerto Rico

Toxic Red Tide Leaves Florida Beachgoers Sick, Kills Thousands of Sea Animals

A toxic red tide is plaguing a hundred miles of Florida’s beaches.<p>The phenomenon, which occurs when a profusion of algae emits dangerous toxins into …

Florida