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  • Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program Receives Funding in Appropriations Bill

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ (USACE) Corps Water Infrastructure Financing Program (CWIFP) received funding for the first time ever in the Fiscal 2021 Energy and Water Development and Related Agencies Appropriations Act signed into law by President Donald J. Trump yesterday as part of the Fiscal 2021 Consolidated Appropriations Act. CWIFP, authorized by the Water Infrastructure Financing and Innovation Act (WIFIA) in 2014, will accelerate non-federal investments in water resources infrastructure by providing long-term, low-cost loans to creditworthy borrowers.
  • Corps' Jacksonville District prepares for State 404 Assumption

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla.- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District announced the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA,) has approved the State of Florida’s request to assume administration of a portion of the Clean Water Act (CWA) Section 404 program.
  • U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay Entrance Channel dredging, Fernandina Beach re-nourishment under way

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District has begun scheduled maintenance dredging of the U.S. Naval Station Kings Bay entrance channel. The district awarded a $15.8 million contract Nov. 23, 2020, to Great Lakes Dredge and Dock Company, LLC, of Oakbrook Terrace, Ill., for the project. The Corps issued the firm a notice to proceed Dec. 9. The City of Fernandina Beach in the non-federal sponsor of the project.
  • Jacksonville District releases Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Study of Port Everglades Harbor deepening project for public review and comment

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has released a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Study (DSEIS) of the Port Everglades Harbor deepening project for public review and comment.
  • Corps awards contract for maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, awarded a contract for maintenance dredging of the Okeechobee Waterway in sections of the St. Lucie River in Martin County. Work is expected to begin in early 2021.
  • Jacksonville District continues Lake Okeechobee Release Reductions

    The Jacksonville District announced today the continuation of gradual reductions of Lake Okeechobee releases to the St. Lucie and Caloosahatchee rivers after beginning the transition to dry season operations Dec. 5.
  • Corps to start reducing flows out of Lake Okeechobee

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) Jacksonville District will start reducing outflows from Lake Okeechobee to the estuaries, starting Saturday, December 5. USACE will reduce releases from Lake Okeechobee gradually to allow time for the ecosystems of the Caloosahatchee and St. Lucie rivers and estuaries to adjust.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers hosts virtual meetings for the Puerto Rico Coastal Study

    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Jacksonville District will host two public webinars for the Puerto Rico Coastal Study to present the draft Integrated Feasibility Report, Environmental Assessment, and Proposed Finding of No Significant Impact. The webinars will occur December 10 at 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Puerto Rico time (9 a.m. and 3 p.m. EST). Both meetings will be presented simultaneously in English and Spanish. Participants may join the webinars at: www.saj.usace.army.mil/PuertoRicoCSRMFeasibilityStudy/
  • Chief of Engineers signs report for Rio Grande de Manati

    The commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) has signed a key report that allows Congress to consider a key flood risk management project in Puerto Rico for potential authorization. Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, USACE Commanding General and the 55th Chief of Engineers signed “chief’s report” for the Rio Grande de Manati flood risk reduction project. It is the culmination of a two-year planning effort led by USACE’s Pittsburgh District.
  • LOSOM PDT Meeting scheduled for November 20; pre-registration required

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Jacksonville District, announces the next Project Delivery Team (PDT) Meeting for the Lake Okeechobee System Operating Manual (LOSOM), to be held Friday, November 20 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Pre-registration is required.