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U.S. Army Corps of Engineers

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  • Letters: What the L.A. River could be

    Re "L.A. River's new flow chart," Sept. 14 As a longtime resident of Atwater Village, near the Los Angeles River, I am pleased with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for endorsing a restoration plan, albeit a modest one. I understand its mission is...
  • Visiting Vicksburg, Miss., a city that was key to North's victory in Civil War

    Visiting Vicksburg, Miss., a city that was key to North's victory in Civil War
    VICKSBURG, Miss. — The Siege of Vicksburg was all about the Mississippi River. Whoever controlled Vicksburg controlled the river, and whoever controlled the river was going to win the Civil War. "Vicksburg is the key," said President Lincoln....
  • Port Hueneme is seeking emergency funding for shore restoration

    Port Hueneme is seeking emergency funding for shore restoration
    The City of Port Hueneme has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to obtain emergency funding needed to replenish local beaches with sand before the rapidly eroding shoreline undermines roads and floods property, including harbor facilities....
  • L.A. River kayaking could expand to Glendale

     
    By next summer, officials expect to approve a set of guidelines for kayaking along a stretch of the Los Angeles River that flows near the Los Angeles-Glendale border....
  • State agency says U.S. cleared wildlife habitat without permit

     
    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers must provide information to a regulatory agency by Feb. 11 about its decision to clear 43 acres of wetlands in the Sepulveda Basin and fill in a pond used by migrating waterfowl. The Los......
  • U.S. Army Corp's Sepulveda Basin plan on hold

     
    Bird watchers angered by the destruction of 43 acres of a wildlife preserve at Sepulveda Basin got a promise from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers that it wouldn’t remove any more vegetation until at least mid-September....
  • 'Snowtober' fits U.N. climate change predictions

     
    The report from a panel of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is expected conclude that there is a high probability that man-made greenhouse gases already are causing extreme weather that has cost governments, insurers, businesses and...
  • Removing Mercedes from Verdugo Wash won't be easy

     
    Removing a Mercedes from a concrete water channel below San Fernando Road could pose a headache if officials have to close down roads or train tracks to remove it....