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  • Munitions found near Vero Beach, removal scheduled for August 20-21

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractors discovered 11 munitions with a potential explosive hazard in Indian River County, south of Vero Beach. This week contractors will lift the items from the sea bed and will transport them approximately one mile offshore to a designated disposal area for future underwater detonations
  • Munitions found near Vero Beach

    During an offshore removal action conducted by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) in Indian River County, south of Vero Beach, to address debris associated with past military activities at the former Fort Pierce Naval Amphibious Training Base, contractors discovered two suspected bombs in approximately 11 feet of water. This weekend, an explosives and ordnance disposal unit from the Mayport Naval Station will excavate the items, which are about 50 percent buried in the sand. They will then float and tow the items approximately one mile offshore for assessment and possible underwater detonation, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 28.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host outreach event at Fort DeSoto Park

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be available at Fort DeSoto Park, outside the visitors center, Tuesday, Sept. 10 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to provide information and respond to questions about its Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study of the former Mullet Key Bombing and Gunnery Range.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes work at Odyssey Middle School

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has completed its remedial action at Odyssey Middle School in Orlando, Fla. The school is located on the Pinecastle Jeep Range Formerly Used Defense Site, where the military conducted live-fire training and demonstrations during World War II.
  • Cleanup progresses at Pinecastle Jeep Range

    Cleanup is progressing on the Pinecastle Jeep Range Formerly Used Defense Site, Orlando, Fla., where the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) is working to complete the clearance of World War II-era munitions and munitions debris remaining from past Department of Defense training and demonstrations.
  • Culebra Formerly Used Defense Site Restoration Advisory Board schedules meeting

    The Culebra Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) Restoration Advisory Board will meet Tuesday, April 9 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Juvenile Center on Culebra, Puerto Rico. The meeting is open to the public. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) will present an update on its ongoing investigations and future plans for the restoration (cleanup) of this FUDS.
  • Investigation at Camp Gordon Johnston continues

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to continue fieldwork for its Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) at the Camp Gordon Johnston formerly used defense site into March 2013.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers investigates water areas around Culebra

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District along with representatives of the Puerto Rico Environmental Quality Board, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other stakeholders met in San Juan August 8 for a Technical Project Planning meeting, to discuss plans for the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study for water areas around Culebra, Culebrita and the smaller surrounding cayos.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reports steady progress in munitions response investigation and cleanup

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District is making steady progress in its investigation of what remains from past Department of Defense activities on the island of Culebra, Puerto Rico.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to host public meeting for Camp Gordon Johnston

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District will host a community meeting Thursday, May 10 to provide information and receive input about the Remedial Investigation/Feasibility Study (RI/FS) for the former Camp Gordon Johnston, a Formerly Used Defense Site (FUDS) in Franklin County.