Archive: August, 2016
  • August

    USACE assists in debris cleanup after W. Va. floods

    After much of West Virginia was devastated by floods, the Corps of Engineers sent subject matter experts to assist with the debris recovery mission.
  • Corps program promotes green cleanups

    In an effort to reduce the environmental footprint of field work at Formerly Used Defense Sites (FUDS), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Louisville District has embraced the Green and Sustainable Remediation (GSR) initiative—a pilot program designed to encourage contractors to be more environmentally conscious.
  • Louisville lends hand to Reserve’s 88th RSC

    The Louisville District supports all of the U.S. Army Reserve Regional Commands with environmental services, but this year the 88th RSC, which makes up a 19-state area from the Midwest to the Northwest coast, is the biggest customer with 14 projects on the docket.
  • Castle Award a ‘dream come true’ for Chaney

    Keith Chaney, chief of maintenance at William H. Harsha Lake, Batavia, Ohio, is the 2016 recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Operations and Maintenance Castle Award. The Castle Award recognizes employees who work in support of the operations and maintenance of civil works infrastructure while demonstrating Army values, Corps vision, as well as command mission.
  • Louisville District's dive deflector is USACE innovation of the year

    The project team for the Five Wicket Self-Supporting Dive Deflector was recently honored as a recipient of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Innovation of the Year Award.
  • Work surges ahead at Olmsted during low water season

    The stars have aligned for the Army Corps of Engineers Olmsted Locks and Dam project on the lower Ohio River at Olmsted, Illinois. The project team has leveraged optimal low water river conditions, mixed batches upon batches of concrete to make shells, and has activated all its workforce during the busiest year of construction. Funding has propelled the project forward.