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Corps of Engineers considers nature-based flood control

Oct. 05, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is known for damming rivers and building levees to keep waterways at bay. But a new initiative seeks natural flood control solutions as climate change brings increasingly frequent and severe weather events that test the limits of concrete and steel. ...

Project to expand, improve I-17 north of Phoenix advances

Sep. 15, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — State transportation officials have begun negotiating with a construction and engineering consortium for a massive project to expand and improve Interstate 17 in the hill country north of metro Phoenix. The Department of Transportation said it has...

Judge orders action to help salmon, steelhead in Oregon

Sep. 03, 2021 15:07 PM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has ordered the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to take immediate action to improve fish passage at dams in Oregon’s Willamette Basin. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports that in a final opinion and order issued this week, U.S. District...