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July, 2012


Army Corps set to begin $7.5 million dune restoration project in Willapa Bay

SEATTLE – In an effort to preserve Native American cultural lands, mitigate flood risks and improve [Read More]
Published: Jul-26-12

Kalakala relocates to safer, temporary moorage

SEATTLE – The historic ferry Kalakala moved a short distance upstream to a newly-built, more-suitable temporary mooring location provided by an adjacent landowner. [Read More]
Published: Jul-24-12

Neah Bay breakwater repairs to begin Monday

SEATTLE – Repairs to the Neah Bay outer breakwater will begin Monday by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Seattle District. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-12

Chittenden Locks to close July 25 for salmon exclusion structure inspection

SEATTLE – The Hiram M. Chittenden Locks in Ballard will close to all marine traffic 7:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., July 25 allowing U.S. Navy divers to re-inspect the Adult Salmon Exclusion Structure. [Read More]
Published: Jul-20-12

Flows on the White River to be increased over the next few days

Beginning July 18, Army Corps of Engineers water managers for Mud Mountain Dam on the White River will slowly begin to increase flows in the White River following completion of repairs at the diversion dam near Buckley, Washington. [Read More]
Published: Jul-17-12

Army Corps of Engineers to require EIS for Millennium Bulk Export Terminal proposal

The Army Corps of Engineers has evaluated a proposal from Millennium Bulk Terminals Longview, LLC, to construct a coal export terminal along the Columbia River west of Longview, Wash. The Corps has determined that an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be necessary to document potential effects of the proposal as required under the National Environmental Policy Act. [Read More]
Published: Jul-13-12

Army Corps and Washington Department of Ecology staff offer free permitting workshops

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and Washington State Department of Ecology are sponsoring free workshops this July and August covering recent changes in the Nationwide Permit program. [Read More]
Published: Jul-10-12

Flows on the White River to be reduced over the next few days

Beginning July 10, Army Corps of Engineers water managers for Mud Mountain Dam on the White River will slowly begin to step down flows in the White River while repairs are done at the diversion dam near Buckley, Wash. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-12

Corps approves Hood Canal In-Lieu Fee Mitigation program

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers approved the Hood Canal Coordinating Council (HCCC) In-lieu Fee Mitigation Program. Col. Bruce Estok, the Army Corps of Engineer’s Seattle District Commander, signed the document July 6. [Read More]
Published: Jul-09-12

Agencies approve first Native American commercial wetland and habitat mitigation bank in U.S. with Lummi Nation

SEATTLE—Federal agencies worked together with the Lummi Nation to establish the first federally authorized Native American sponsored commercial wetland and habitat mitigation bank in the nation. [Read More]
Published: Jul-06-12