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April, 2013


Corps, Kalispel studying if dam operations can cool downstream waters

In an effort to improve water temperature for threatened bull trout and other aquatic species, the [Read More]
Published: Apr-22-13

Army Corps testing Moses Lake wells for contaminants

SEATTLE – As part of the Environmental Protection Agency’s long-term effort to clean contaminated [Read More]
Published: Apr-18-13

Wetland ‘bank’ in Chehalis River basin gets green light to operate

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Washington Department of Ecology (Ecology) and Lewis and Thurston counties have certified the construction and operation of a privately owned wetland mitigation “bank” on Big Hanaford Creek, a floodplain tributary to the Skookumchuck River in the Chehalis River drainage basin. [Read More]
Published: Apr-15-13

President's Fiscal 2014 Budget for U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Seattle District released

The President’s Budget for fiscal 2014 (FY14) includes $4.826 billion in gross discretionary funding for the Civil Works program of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, including more than $46 million for projects in Seattle District. The FY14 budget is is offset in part by a proposal to cancel $100 million in unobligated carryover of funding appropriated prior to fiscal year 2013. [Read More]
Published: Apr-12-13

Consultant selected for environmental review of proposed Millennium Bulk Terminals - Longview project

Environmental consulting company ICF International has been selected to help local, state and federal governments prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) to evaluate a proposed coal export terminal along the Columbia River near Longview, Wash. [Read More]
Published: Apr-02-13

Report summarizes thousands of public comments about scope of environmental review for proposed Cherry Point export terminal

The co-lead agencies reviewing a proposal for a bulk-cargo shipping terminal and rail spur improvements at Cherry Point have posted online a report summarizing and categorizing comments received during a recent public comment period. [Read More]
Published: Apr-01-13