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  • Statement Regarding the Dakota Access Pipeline

    Washington, D.C. – Today, the Army informed the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe, Energy Transfer Partners, and Dakota Access, LLC, that it has completed the review that it launched on September 9, 2016. The Army has determined that additional discussion and analysis are warranted in light of the history of the Great Sioux Nation’s dispossessions of lands, the importance of Lake Oahe to the Tribe, our government-to-government relationship, and the statute governing easements through government property.
  • Committee makes progress on Missouri River Management plan

    The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee met in La Vista, Neb., November 4–6 to discuss population targets for the three listed species on the Missouri River, the least tern, piping plover and pallid sturgeon.
  • Missouri River committee celebrates five-year anniversary

    Omaha, Neb.—The Missouri River Recovery Implementation Committee (MRRIC) celebrated its five-year
  • Seattle engineer named as winner in 2013 GreenGov Presidential Awards

    SEATTLE – A local engineer was recognized Nov. 5 when the White House Council on Environmental
  • Corps regional commander tapped for Brigadier General

    Col. John S. Kem, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Northwestern Division was promoted to the rank of Brigadier General in the U.S. Army in a formal ceremony Oct. 10 in Washington D.C. General Martin E. Dempsey, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, hosted the event.
  • Corps to continue implementing drought conservation measures

    Despite two consecutive months of higher-than-normal runoff, drought conditions persist across much of the Missouri River basin and mainstem reservoir levels remain below normal.