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Bangor Daily News
Taxpayers fund yet another unneeded building in AfghanistanThe beat goes on. For the third time in four months, the watchdog for spending
Taxpayers fund yet another unneeded building in Afghanistan
Bangor Daily News / Posted 3 hours ago
The beat goes on. For the third time in four months, the watchdog for spending on the war in Afghanistan has released a report that shows the U.S. military commissioned a multimillion-dollar building in Afghanistan it didn’t need. This time around,... Read more
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The Advocate
Ascension Parish Council agrees to sweeten the pot for purchase of Peoples Water Service Co. of DonaldsonvilleDONALDSONVILLE — The Ascension Parish Council agreed Thursday to bump up its of
Ascension Parish Council agrees to sweeten the pot for purchase of Peoples Water Service Co. of Donaldsonville
The Advocate / Posted 11 hours ago
DONALDSONVILLE — The Ascension Parish Council agreed Thursday to bump up its offer price for Peoples Water Service Co. from $5 million to $5.9 million, matching the number the parish administration and the company have already agreed upon in... Read more
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La Canada Valley Sun
Sediment to be cleared from Devil's Gate Dam in preparation for El Niño rainfallThe sediment-laden Devil's Gate Dam reservoir will likely weather the strong El
Sediment to be cleared from Devil's Gate Dam in preparation for El Niño rainfall
La Canada Valley Sun / Posted 18 hours ago
The sediment-laden Devil's Gate Dam reservoir will likely weather the strong El Niño storms forecast for fall and winter and should be ready for a five-year sediment removal project scheduled to start this spring, county Public Works officials... Read more
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Boulder Weekly
eco-briefsFEDERAL JUDGE STOPS CLEAN WATER RULE IN 13 STATES On Aug. 27, Chief District J
eco-briefs
Boulder Weekly / Posted 18 hours ago
FEDERAL JUDGE STOPS CLEAN WATER RULE IN 13 STATES On Aug. 27, Chief District Judge Ralph R. Erickson for the District of North Dakota filed a preliminary injunction against the Waters of the United States (WOTUS) regulation under the Clean Water Act... Read more
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The Florida Times-Union
Riverkeeper explains opposition to current dredging plansSt. Johns Riverkeeper has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for more
Riverkeeper explains opposition to current dredging plans
The Florida Times-Union / Posted 19 hours ago
St. Johns Riverkeeper has worked with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers for more than three years in an effort to protect the St. Johns River and ensure the community has the information necessary to make a fully informed decision about the proposal... Read more
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Fort Leavenworth Lamp
Kem takes charge of Army University, CGSCBrig. Gen. John Kem officially assumed responsibility the first provost of Army
Kem takes charge of Army University, CGSC
Fort Leavenworth Lamp / Posted 19 hours ago
Brig. Gen. John Kem officially assumed responsibility the first provost of Army University and deputy commandant of the Command and General Staff College in a ceremony Aug. 31 on the lawn of Fuller Hall, the new headquarters for Army... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
West Virginia American Water installs contingency plan in connection with Ohio River algae bloomsIn response to reported cases of toxic algae blooms on the Ohio River, West Vir
West Virginia American Water installs contingency plan in connection with Ohio River algae blooms
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 20 hours ago
In response to reported cases of toxic algae blooms on the Ohio River, West Virginia American Water announced September 3 it has created a plan for a temporary back up water supply for the Huntington water treatment plant. WVAW is coordinating with... Read more
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WFLX FOX 29
State, local leaders speak out against project to move sand from Treasure Coast to Miami-Dade CountyST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. -- It seems we have sand everywhere in South Florida. Bu
State, local leaders speak out against project to move sand from Treasure Coast to Miami-Dade County
WFLX FOX 29 / Posted yesterday
ST. LUCIE COUNTY, Fla. -- It seems we have sand everywhere in South Florida. But, some counties desperately need more of it. A project by the U.S Army Corps of Engineers to move sand off the coast of the Treasure Coast to Miami-Dade County is... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Flood project to help protect Minot's water treatment plantMINOT, N.D. (AP) - The city of Minot breaks ground Thursday on a construction p
Flood project to help protect Minot's water treatment plant
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
MINOT, N.D. (AP) - The city of Minot breaks ground Thursday on a construction project to help protect the city's water treatment plant and keep it functioning during a flood. The Minot Water Treatment Plant is the only source of drinkable water for... Read more
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Denton Record-Chronicle
Holiday fun options improveOfficials expect Labor Day weekend to draw more people out on the water now tha
Holiday fun options improve
Denton Record-Chronicle / Posted yesterday
Officials expect Labor Day weekend to draw more people out on the water now that lakes are leveling out. Randy Plemons, assistant chief deputy over operations for the Denton County Sheriff’s Office, said the agency is prepared for the additional... Read more
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Minot Daily News
Minot makes case for flood project to CorpsLt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was in
Minot makes case for flood project to Corps
Minot Daily News / Posted yesterday
Lt. Gen. Thomas Bostick, commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was in Fargo at the invitation of Sen. John Hoeven, R-N.D., to meet with Fargo officials about the Fargo-Moorhead Diversion. Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., invited Minot officials... Read more
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KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma
Snoqualmie Tribe says roundabout is being built on sacred groundMembers of the Snoqualmie Tribe on Wednesday staged a protest of what they call
Snoqualmie Tribe says roundabout is being built on sacred ground
KIRO 7 Seattle-Tacoma / Posted yesterday
Members of the Snoqualmie Tribe on Wednesday staged a protest of what they call the bulldozing of sacred burial ground. In the middle of the future Tokul roundabout, a quarter mile from Snoqualmie Falls, a small mound of dirt is marked by a... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Locals oppose Figure Eight Island terminal groinAt a public hearing on the project’s future Wednesday, speakers rose one by one
Locals oppose Figure Eight Island terminal groin
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted yesterday
At a public hearing on the project’s future Wednesday, speakers rose one by one to oppose it. The proposed terminal groin -- a low-slung structure that extends into the ocean to trap sand and build up the beach -- would sit on the north end of the... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Checkup Continues On Dam At Webbers FallsAbout $4 billion worth of goods travel through our area each year on the Arkans
Checkup Continues On Dam At Webbers Falls
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted yesterday
About $4 billion worth of goods travel through our area each year on the Arkansas River, which puts $300 million into the economy. But the navigation system is closed right now, so inspections and repairs can be made to Lock and Dam 16. There's a... Read more
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The Hendersonville Times-News
High bids stall work at Rhododendron Lake ParkAt Rhododendron Lake Nature Park, work has stalled and a small lake frequented
High bids stall work at Rhododendron Lake Park
The Hendersonville Times-News / Posted yesterday
At Rhododendron Lake Nature Park, work has stalled and a small lake frequented by neighbors is now drained and overgrown in weeds and brush. “It looks like an empty lot,” said John Parris, who moved onto Lake Drive near the park about a year ago. He... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Wayne National Forest launches Every Kid in a Park programNELSONVILLE — The Wayne National Forest is proud to help launch the Every Kid i
Wayne National Forest launches Every Kid in a Park program
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
NELSONVILLE — The Wayne National Forest is proud to help launch the Every Kid in a Park program, as part of President Obama’s commitment to protect the nation’s unique outdoor spaces and ensure that every American has the opportunity to visit and... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
State conservation group commends decision to hold Corps liable for MRGO wetlands restorationThe Louisiana Wildlife Federation applauds a recent ruling that holds the U.S.
State conservation group commends decision to hold Corps liable for MRGO wetlands restoration
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
The Louisiana Wildlife Federation applauds a recent ruling that holds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solely liable for the restoration of wetlands destroyed by the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO). "This is a big win for the greater New... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Diversion group looks at new funding plan for flood channelFARGO, N.D. (AP) - Supporters of a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo
Diversion group looks at new funding plan for flood channel
KX TV North Dakota / Posted yesterday
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Supporters of a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, area are proposing a new funding formula to help speed up the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority board voted Wednesday to support... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
State conservation group commends decision to hold Corps liable for MRGO wetlands restorationThe Louisiana Wildlife Federation applauds a recent ruling that holds the U.S.
State conservation group commends decision to hold Corps liable for MRGO wetlands restoration
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
The Louisiana Wildlife Federation applauds a recent ruling that holds the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers solely liable for the restoration of wetlands destroyed by the Mississippi River Gulf Outlet (MRGO). "This is a big win for the greater New... Read more
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KTTC Rochester
Diversion group looks at new funding plan for flood channelFARGO, N.D. (AP) - Supporters of a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo
Diversion group looks at new funding plan for flood channel
KTTC Rochester / Posted yesterday
FARGO, N.D. (AP) - Supporters of a Red River diversion channel around the Fargo and Moorhead, Minnesota, area are proposing a new funding formula to help speed up the project. The Fargo-Moorhead Diversion Authority board voted Wednesday to support... Read more
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The News & Observer
Beach erosion walls back in play | News & Observer The phrase “terminal groins” returns to the legislative voc
Beach erosion walls back in play
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
| News & Observer The phrase “terminal groins” returns to the legislative vocabulary this week to liven up the otherwise tedious budget negotiations. Lifting the cap on the erosion-control walls that extend from... Read more
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Springfield News-Sun
Inspection shows Springfield dam in good conditionA maintenance inspection at the dam at C.J. Brown Reservoir in Springfield this
Inspection shows Springfield dam in good condition
Springfield News-Sun / Posted yesterday
A maintenance inspection at the dam at C.J. Brown Reservoir in Springfield this week showed no structural damage, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “It’s in immaculate condition for as old as it is,” said Chris Rapenchuk, interim... Read more
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Dayton Daily News
Inspection shows Springfield dam in good conditionA maintenance inspection at the dam at C.J. Brown Reservoir in Springfield this
Inspection shows Springfield dam in good condition
Dayton Daily News / Posted yesterday
A maintenance inspection at the dam at C.J. Brown Reservoir in Springfield this week showed no structural damage, according to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. “It’s in immaculate condition for as old as it is,” said Chris Rapenchuk, interim... Read more
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The Daily Jeffersonian
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docksMILLERSPORT (AP) -- The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriora
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docks
The Daily Jeffersonian / Posted yesterday
MILLERSPORT (AP) -- The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Ohio's Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. The U.S. Army Corps of... Read more
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The Fort Morgan Times
Thursday last day to submit NISP commentsTime is running out to submit written comments about the Northern Integrated Su
Thursday last day to submit NISP comments
The Fort Morgan Times / Posted yesterday
Time is running out to submit written comments about the Northern Integrated Supply Project Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. In fact, Thursday is the last day to tell the Corps of Engineers why... Read more
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The Marietta Times
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docksMILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) — The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the dete
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docks
The Marietta Times / Posted yesterday
MILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) — The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Ohio's Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. The U.S. Army... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Massive Fish Farm Proposed Off San Diego’s CoastDon Kent peers into a water tank about the size of a backyard swimming pool and
Massive Fish Farm Proposed Off San Diego’s Coast
KPBS San Diego / Posted 2 days ago
Don Kent peers into a water tank about the size of a backyard swimming pool and watches as a school of 10 yellowtails swim by, each about 4 feet long. “There are some big guys in there. There they come,” he said. “That’s a big fish right there.” I... Read more
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The Gilmer Mirror
Texas Farmers Brace for New Clean Water Rule - Texas Farmers Brace for New Clean Water Rule by Ally Mutnick The Texas Tribune Sept. 2 2015 In the 65 years that Tommy Calvert has grown hay and raised cattle in Denton County he’s never applied for a...In the 65 years that Tommy Calvert has grown hay and raised cattle in Denton Co
Texas Farmers Brace for New Clean Water Rule - Texas Farmers Brace for New Clean Water Rule by Ally Mutnick The Texas Tribune Sept. 2 2015 In the 65 years that Tommy Calvert has grown hay and raised cattle in Denton County he’s never applied for a...
The Gilmer Mirror / Posted 2 days ago
In the 65 years that Tommy Calvert has grown hay and raised cattle in Denton County, he’s never applied for a federal permit. But with a new national clean water rule in effect, he's not sure if it's something he needs to think about. After heavy... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Northerly Island Park: Beguiling lakefront landscape justifies Daley raidA dozen years after Mayor Richard M. Daley carried out the infamous “midnight r
Northerly Island Park: Beguiling lakefront landscape justifies Daley raid
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
A dozen years after Mayor Richard M. Daley carried out the infamous “midnight raid” that shut down the small lakefront airport called Meigs Field, the question lingers: Did the end justify the means? A beguiling landscape that opens to the public... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
4th-graders offered free passes through programThe Every Kid in a Park program was put into action Tuesday by President Barack
4th-graders offered free passes through program
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Every Kid in a Park program was put into action Tuesday by President Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000... Read more
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WOWK-TV West Virginia
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docksMILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the dete
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docks
WOWK-TV West Virginia / Posted 2 days ago
MILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Ohio's Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. The U.S. Army... Read more
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WTOL 11 Toledo
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docksMILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the dete
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docks
WTOL 11 Toledo / Posted 2 days ago
MILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Ohio's Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. The U.S. Army... Read more
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Your Hometown Lima Stations
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docksMILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the dete
Ohio asks Buckeye Lake dam residents to remove their docks
Your Hometown Lima Stations / Posted 2 days ago
MILLERSPORT, Ohio (AP) - The state has asked hundreds of homeowners on the deteriorated dam at Ohio's Buckeye Lake to remove their docks and other structures, such as decks, in preparation for construction of a replacement barrier. The U.S. Army... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Business news in briefFCC funds firms' rural broadband work AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink will receive s
Business news in brief
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
FCC funds firms' rural broadband work AT&T Inc. and CenturyLink will receive several million dollars a year from the Federal Communications Commission to expand broadband Internet service to customers in rural Arkansas, the FCC said last... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Every Kid in a Park program offers free passes to national parks for fourth-gradersThe Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an
Every Kid in a Park program offers free passes to national parks for fourth-graders
Craig Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
The Every Kid in a Park was put into action Tuesday by Pres. Barack Obama as an initiative that allows fourth-graders nationwide to go to www.everykidinapark.gov and obtain a pass for free entry for them and their families to more than 2,000... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Northerly Island makeover well underwayWork on transforming the southern 40 acres of Northerly Island into a six-ecosy
Northerly Island makeover well underway
Chicago Tribune / Posted 2 days ago
Work on transforming the southern 40 acres of Northerly Island into a six-ecosystem nature park is well underway, and the area is set to be partially open to the public this fall, officials said Tuesday. “(People) can come out and expect to see a... Read more
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The Buffalo News
Walker’s wall notion borders on the absurdWASHINGTON – The Great Wall-Off of Canada would stretch 3,987 miles from sea to
Walker’s wall notion borders on the absurd
The Buffalo News / Posted 2 days ago
WASHINGTON – The Great Wall-Off of Canada would stretch 3,987 miles from sea to shining sea, presumably keeping us safe from Canadian imports that can be hazardous in large quantities, such as ice wine, poutine and former Buffalo Sabres General... Read more
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Loveland Reporter-Herald
Larimer County supports NISP, Fort Collins worried about effectsFORT COLLINS — While Fort Collins staff members have criticized Northern Integr
Larimer County supports NISP, Fort Collins worried about effects
Loveland Reporter-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
FORT COLLINS — While Fort Collins staff members have criticized Northern Integrated Supply Project for its potential harm to the Poudre River, the Larimer County commissioners have reiterated their support for the reservoir project. "We believe NISP... Read more
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Anderson Independent-Mail
Dry weather not a problem yet for UpstateState and federal officials say the Upstate is nearing drought conditions, but
Dry weather not a problem yet for Upstate
Anderson Independent-Mail / Posted 2 days ago
State and federal officials say the Upstate is nearing drought conditions, but they expect a wet winter and don’t foresee plummeting lake levels or severe crop damage. According to most forecasts, the dry conditions won’t persist. Warming Pacific... Read more
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WTAP Parkersburg
Flood Control Plan in Northwestern Ohio Upsets FarmersFINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - A federal agency's plan for reducing repeated river floodi
Flood Control Plan in Northwestern Ohio Upsets Farmers
WTAP Parkersburg / Posted 2 days ago
FINDLAY, Ohio (AP) - A federal agency's plan for reducing repeated river flooding that has caused millions of dollars of damage over the years in northwestern Ohio has upset some area farmers. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers proposes spending more... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Blue Marsh urges lake-goers to play safe this Labor DayThe staff at Blue Marsh Lake in Berks County is reminding its visitors to play
Blue Marsh urges lake-goers to play safe this Labor Day
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 2 days ago
The staff at Blue Marsh Lake in Berks County is reminding its visitors to play it safe while having fun this Labor Day weekend. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, which maintains the 1,147-acre lake and surrounding recreation areas, provided the... Read more
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FOX 8 New Orleans
Megaport on Mississippi River plans $25 million first phaseNEW ORLEANS (AP) - A long-proposed offshore megaport at the end of the Mississi
Megaport on Mississippi River plans $25 million first phase
FOX 8 New Orleans / Posted 3 days ago
NEW ORLEANS (AP) - A long-proposed offshore megaport at the end of the Mississippi River could start to take shape next year. Supporters of the project are hailing it as the most significant economic development in Louisiana history. NOLA.com/The... Read more
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PhysOrg
Report analyzes new option for hurricane protectionCredit: Rice University's SSPEED Center Past discussions of hurricane-protectio
Report analyzes new option for hurricane protection
PhysOrg / Posted 3 days ago
Credit: Rice University's SSPEED Center Past discussions of hurricane-protection options for the Houston-Galveston region have focused on constructing a floodgate at the mouth of either Galveston Bay or the Houston Ship Channel. In its latest... Read more
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KTUU Anchorage
White House: President to advocate for icebreakers, port studies, Arctic mappingAfter making the case Monday that the U.S. and other Arctic nations must move f
White House: President to advocate for icebreakers, port studies, Arctic mapping
KTUU Anchorage / Posted 3 days ago
After making the case Monday that the U.S. and other Arctic nations must move faster to halt long-term damage to the environment and economy by climate change, President Barack Obama on Tuesday plans to make a series of announcements. While visiting... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Youth Outdoor Festival being held on Fairgrounds in MinotJudge denies release for ND man convicted in fentanyl caseJudge denies release
Youth Outdoor Festival being held on Fairgrounds in Minot
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
Judge denies release for ND man convicted in fentanyl caseJudge denies release for ND man convicted in fentanyl case A judge says a Grand Forks man who has pleaded guilty in a case involving numerous drug overdoses cannot spend time with his family... Read more
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KX TV North Dakota
Delegation: ND gets $191K to improve accident response North Dakota's congressional delegation says the state has been awarded a $19
Delegation: ND gets $191K to improve accident response
KX TV North Dakota / Posted 3 days ago
North Dakota's congressional delegation says the state has been awarded a $191,000 grant for hazardous material response. North Dakota's... Read more
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TribLIVE
Dunbar authority to sign railroad accordThe Dunbar Borough/Township Sanitary Authority agreed Monday to sign a license
Dunbar authority to sign railroad accord
TribLIVE / Posted 3 days ago
The Dunbar Borough/Township Sanitary Authority agreed Monday to sign a license agreement with the Southwest Pennsylvania Railroad that will pave the way for the completion of a $5 million sewage extension project along Route 119. Solicitor Gretchen... Read more
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New Jersey Herald
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area quietly celebrates 50 yearsBUSHKILL, Pa. — Today is the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson si
Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area quietly celebrates 50 years
New Jersey Herald / Posted 3 days ago
BUSHKILL, Pa. — Today is the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson signing into law the creation of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area, setting aside more than 70,000 acres on either side of the Delaware River. The day will... Read more
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The Advocate
First phase of planned offshore megaport could be open by late 2016, backers sayWith the Panama Canal expansion moving closer to reality, a group backing devel
First phase of planned offshore megaport could be open by late 2016, backers say
The Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
With the Panama Canal expansion moving closer to reality, a group backing development of the nation’s first offshore megaport — slated to be built off the coast of Plaquemines Parish — said Monday that the project’s first phase is fully financed and... Read more
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The Record Searchlight
Anderson to consider connecting Rhonda Road to Highway 273ANDERSON, California - The Anderson City Council will consider moving forward w
Anderson to consider connecting Rhonda Road to Highway 273
The Record Searchlight / Posted 3 days ago
ANDERSON, California - The Anderson City Council will consider moving forward with a project to connect Rhonda Road to Highway 273 at its meeting Tuesday. The plan would extend Rhonda Road from the intersection with Pleasant Hills Drive roughly... Read more
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