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  • Wild or mild? Mississippi's future depends on Army Corps' three locks, dams Springfield News-Sun Anthony Lock but not the dam, which is owned by Xcel Energy Inc.; the Lower St. If that amount of crud washed downstream, said Chapdelaine, it would choke up the river from St. Paul to Lake Pepin. "You remove the dams and the river scours itself out.
  • Corps unveils options for Lock and Dam The Augusta Chronicle While they have not yet done detailed cost analyses, all of the alternatives except one come in around that same price, she said.
  • BRIEF: Corps holds open house on Lock and Dam The Augusta Chronicle ...the New Savannah Bluff Lock and Dam will be discussed Tuesday at an open house in Augusta. The Savannah District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will hold the public session from 4 to 7 p.m. at The Boathouse, 101 Riverfront Drive. Officials will give presentations at 4:30 p.m. and again at 6 p.m. The corps said in a news release there will be an update on the different alternatives being studied for a fish passage at the site of the Lock and Dam, which is part of the Savannah Harbor...
  • Funding secured for Montgomery Locks and Dam repair project Beaver County Times Corps said the allocation of the $2.3 million for the Upper Ohio project will be used for "preconstruction design work," as well as further economic analysis of the locks and dams. In addition to Montgomery, the Emsworth and Dashields locks and dams are included in the Upper Ohio Navigation Project. Once underway, the project will include the replacement of each auxiliary lock at the three facilities, as well as the construction of one new 110-foot-wide by 600-foot-long lock...
  • Army Corps plans projects in region Messenger-Inquirer ...the Army for Civil Works R. D. James said in a press release. About $3.75 million was approved for locks and dams on the Green and Barren Rivers, including Green River Lock and Dam #1 near Spottsville. The plan also includes $56.6 million for the Ohio River Locks and Dams system, including Cannelton Lock and Dam across the river from Domtar Paper. More than $6 million will be used for routine maintenance such as dredging and updates of navigation charts, environmental impact and...
  • Corps budget allocates $76.5 million this year for building new Chickamauga Lock Chattanooga Times/Free Press Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., said today. "More U.S. senators ask to increase funding for the Army Corps of Engineers than any other part of the budget.
  • Lexington Herald-Leader Tom Eblen column The Laurinburg Exchange (N.C.) June 07--FRANKFORT -- Ken Cooke and Bruce Hutcheson of Lexington are technology professionals, environmentalists, tinkerers and boating enthusiasts. It pumps 1,800 watts of electricity into eight golf-cart batteries. There are solar-powered passenger boats in Europe and ferries in Australia.
  • Graves contributes to water resources bill St. Joseph News-Press ...complexes on the Missouri River" until the Corps of Engineers delivers a report to Congress about their broader impacts. Graves has long felt the Corps directs disproportionate energy to fish and wildlife along the Missouri River as opposed to more human-centered purposes. "Past efforts to help the pallid sturgeon have led to multiple years of flooding and millions of dollars worth of damage to my constituents," the Republican lawmaker said on the House floor Wednesday. ...
  • The Mississippi River Lock and Dam System is Critical to the Economy. But It's Falling Apart Fast.