Army Corps of Engineers

News Releases

CORPS ACKNOWLEDGES COMPETENCE GAP

General Admits Planning Skills Have "Declined...to Unacceptable" Levels

BARGE TRAFFIC DROPS ON MISSISSIPPI AND ILLINOIS RIVERS;

New Figures At Odds With Corps Plans for Lock Expansion

CORPS CHANGES LIST OF PROJECTS UNDER REVIEW - AGAIN

Zigzags Further Undercut Corps Credibility

CORPS LOBBYING MACHINE STILL ROLLING

PARKER REMOVAL DOES NOT DENT DRIVE TO GROW CORPS BUDGET

CORPS REVOLTS AGAINST BUSH BUDGET CUTS

Billion Dollar Restoration Sought

NEW STUDY FINDS UPPER MISSISSIPPI LOCK EXTENSIONS UNJUSTIFIED

No Real Benefits to Local Agriculture

SHIPPING DECLINES ON MISSISSIPPI AND ILLINOIS RIVERS

New Figures Undercut Need for Billion-Dollar Lock Project

WETLAND PROTECTIONS WANING

Army Corps Tells Staff More Development Needed to Help the Economy Recover

CORPS TO PROCEED WITH BILLION DOLLAR UPPER MISSISSIPPI PROJECT

Decision to Reject Reforms Urged by National Academy & Pentagon

CORPS STILL "COOKING THE BOOKS" ON ECONOMIC STUDIES

Forecasts Grossly Inflated to Justify Construction

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