Army Corps of Engineers

News Releases

SCHEDULING BARGES CAN REDUCE CONGESTION & IMPROVE SAFETY

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

CONGRESS POISED TO BUILD BIGGER LOCKS AS BARGE INDUSTRY FADES

Fewer Barges on Rivers, Less Traffic and Lowest Levels of Congestion in 30 Years

EVERGLADES RESTORATION STUCK IN THE MUD

Corps Memo Admits Delays, Cost Overruns and Uncertain Direction

BUSH BUDGET ZEROES OUT UPPER MISSISSIPPI LOCKS

Only Minor Funding for Environmental Restoration

MISSISSIPPI BARGE TRAFFIC DOWN SHARPLY IN ‘04

New Numbers May Be Death Knell for Big Locks Project

ARMY SLASHES ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAMS AS "OPTIONAL"

Big Cuts Threaten to "Shut Down All Training Operations"

NATIONAL ACADEMIES OF SCIENCE RIPS CORPS UPPER MISSISSIPPI PLAN

Third NAS Report Is Scalding -- Most Critical

CORPS VIOLATES ITS OWN RULES ON MISSISSIPPI STUDY

$70 Million "Draft" Is Internally Inconsistent, Intentionally Inaccurate & Incomplete

HALLIBURTON GENERAL NOW TO SEEK FEDERAL CONTRACTS

Corps Revolving Door with Industry Continues to Swing

UPPER MISSISSIPPI PROJECT RETURNS ONLY NICKEL ON THE DOLLAR

Both Barge Traffic and Congestion Continue to Drop as Senate Vote Nears

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