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  • Corps opens public comment on Picayune Strand Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District opens public comment on the Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) regarding construction of features of the Picayune Strand Restoration Project (PSRP). Comments are due June 12, 2020.
  • Chief of Engineers signs Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project report

    The Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) signed a key ecosystem restoration report April 8, 2020, that allows Congress to consider the project for future authorization. Lt. Gen. Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers and Commanding General of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), signed the Chief of Engineers Report for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project (LRWRP). The project, part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP), is the culmination of a planning effort that the Jacksonville District began in 2015 with the support of the South Florida Water Management District and other representatives from federal, state, local, and tribal governments, stakeholder groups, and the public at large.
  • Corps accepts comments on Central Everglades Planning Project South Draft Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP) South. Comments are due May 7, 2020.
  • Corps announces public comment on Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces public comment on the Final Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) and Draft Chief's Report for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project, part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). Public comments are due March 9.
  • Corps accepts comments on Draft RECOVER Lake O Stage Envelope Performance Measure

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a public and agency review and comment period on the Draft RECOVER Lake Okeechobee Stage Envelope Performance Measure. UPDATE DEC. 20: The Corps will now accept comments on the draft document through Jan. 3, 2020
  • Corps accepts comments on EAA Reservoir Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Everglades Agricultural Area (EAA) A-2 Reservoir, Stormwater Treatment Area (STA) and associated seepage management features of the Central Everglades Planning Project (CEPP). Comments are due November 1, 2019.
  • Corps accepts comments on Lake O Watershed Programmatic Agreement

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District announces a 30-day public comment period on the Draft Programmatic Agreement for the Lake Okeechobee Watershed Restoration Project (LOWRP). Comments are due October 31, 2019.
  • Corps announces changes to navigation on lower Kissimmee River basin

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Jacksonville District is notifying Kissimmee River boaters of navigational restrictions along approximately ten miles of the river in the lower river basin. The Corps continues backfilling the channelized Kissimmee River segments to allow flows through the historic river channel and restore its floodplain and habitat.
  • Corps announces public meetings for Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces two public meetings regarding the Draft Integrated Project Implementation Report (PIR)/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Loxahatchee River Watershed Restoration Project, part of the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan (CERP). The public is invited to provide input during a public meeting on Thursday, April 18, 2019, from 5:30 to 8 p.m. at the Town of Jupiter Community Center, Room A/B, 200 Military Trail, Jupiter, FL 33458. There will be an additional public meeting the following morning, Friday April 19, 2019, from 9:30 to 11 a.m. at the South Florida Water Management District, B-1 Auditorium, 3301 Gun Club Road, West Palm Beach, FL 33416.
  • Two Jacksonville District engineers recognized nationally

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announces the selection of two of its engineers as 2017 national award recipients. The Society of American Military Engineers, which leads collaborative efforts to identify and resolve national security infrastructure-related challenges, selected Laureen Borochaner, chief of Engineering Division at the District, as the 2017 Wheeler Medal Award Winner. The U.S. Army Engineer Regiment selected Dan Blaydes as the 2017 Engineer Regiment Civilian of the Year Award recipient.