Army Corps of Engineers

News Releases

MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC CONTINUES 17-YEAR DECLINE

River Locks Sit Idle More Than Half the Year as Demand Keeps Dropping

VIRGINIA WETLANDS FIGHT SPARKS CHARGES

Top State Official Issues Threats and Calls for Silencing Corps Employees

CORPS POST-KATRINA PLAN PROMOTES MORE WETLANDS DESTRUCTION

Substantial Relaxation of Wetland Protections for Gulf Endangers Coastal Communities

CORPS-FEMA FEUD PUTS FLORIDIANS IN FLOOD PATH

Long-Running Dispute Leaves Housing and Critical Care Facilities on Floodplains

NEW “GREEN SCAM” RULES WILL CRIPPLE WETLAND PROTECTIONS

Mitigation Bank Expansion to Facilitate Construction in Marshes and Streams

CORPS SUED TO FORCE RELEASE OF WETLANDS PROTECTION RECORDS

Downward Data Trend Showed Mounting Wetland Losses

FIX FOR NEW ORLEANS MEANS BIG PAYDAY FOR CORPS INSIDER

Three-Year Corps Contract Will Pour Money into Former Chief’s Firm

BUSH BUDGET SHOOTS DOWN MISSISSIPPI RIVER LOCKS PROJECT

No Expansion Needed “For the Next 50 Years or More”

MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN AGAIN – 16-YEAR DECLINE

Big Locks Project Looking Doubtful; Industry Sees Lower Capacity

SCHEDULING BARGES CAN REDUCE CONGESTION & IMPROVE SAFETY

But Corps-Funded Study Finds Upper Mississippi Traffic Too Low to Justify Scheduling

White Papers
Count on the CorpsAn Environmental Profile of the Army Corps of Engineers Alaska District (April 1999)
Purporting to regulate and develop responsibly, the Alaska District of the Army Corps of Engineers has violated the Clean Water Act by circumnavigating or breaking its own codes. With seven years of documented cases, such negligence in America's "Last Frontier" has caused environmental destruction, wasted public funds, and ruined careers of responsible public professionals. more >>

Rotten at the CorpsThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Presiding Over the Death of the Florida Keys (January 1997)
The Army Corps of Engineers is presiding over ecosystem destruction in the Florida Keys through a systematic and deliberate dereliction of duty in protecting wetlands from illegal development. more >>

Other PEER Activities
Bias in Corps of Engineers Inland Navigation Traffic Forecasts

Disgraced Former Commander Attacks IG Report as “Slanderous Drivel”

Barge Industry and Corps Sing from the Same Hymnal

Chief of Engineers Declares, I Am Not a “Rogue”

PEER comments on the Solid Waste Agency of Northern Cook County (SWANCC) proposed rulemaking