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Corps’ officials meet with Illinois leaders to discuss low water operations

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Mississippi Valley Division Commander Maj. Gen. John Peabody and St. Louis District Commander Col. Chris Hall met with state and local representatives yesterday in Alton, Ill., to discuss current and future actions the Corps will take to maintain a safe and reliable navigation channel during low water. [Read More]
Published: Dec-18-12

Corps of Engineers accelerates water removal mission, work progressing at critical sites

As part of the Federal government’s unified national response to Hurricane Sandy, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers-led joint dewatering task force is executing pumping operations with state and federal partners at six flooded mass transit sites in response to the $20 million mission assignment from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA). [Read More]
Published: Nov-04-12

Corps of Engineers making substantial progress with water removal mission

As part of the national response framework for Hurricane Sandy, the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) continues to work day and night with state and federal partners to remove water from New York City’s mass transportation system. [Read More]
Published: Nov-03-12

Angel becomes longest serving member in the 133-year history of the Mississippi River Commission

Yesterday, the Honorable Sam E. Angel became the longest serving member in the history of the Mississippi River Commission, breaking the previous record of Mr. Robert S. Taylor (Indiana) who served as an MRC civilian commissioner from 1881-1914. [Read More]
Published: Oct-03-12

The Corps responds to Hurricane Isaac, assists Mississippi and Louisiana

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Mississippi Valley Division is in full hurricane response mode as [Read More]
Published: Aug-29-12

MVD prepares for Hurricane Isaac

In anticipation of Hurricane Isaac making landfall along the north-central Gulf Coast near New [Read More]
Published: Aug-27-12

UPDATED schedule for Mississippi River Commission

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip in the Missouri [Read More]
Published: Aug-14-12

President Obama appoints Peabody President of the Mississippi River Commission

President Barack Obama appointed Maj. Gen. John W. Peabody as President of the Mississippi River [Read More]
Published: Aug-08-12

Communication, cooperation and coordination key to keeping Mississippi River open for commercial navigation

Working around the clock, five dredges directed by the  U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are battling [Read More]
Published: Aug-07-12

Mississippi River Commission schedules low-water inspection trip

The Mississippi River Commission will conduct its annual low-water inspection trip in the Missouri [Read More]
Published: Aug-03-12
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