Latest U.S. Army Corps of Engineers News

3rd investigation finds no contamination at Missouri school

Nov. 16, 2022 14:08 PM EST

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Another round of testing found no harmful radioactive contamination at a Missouri elementary school, leaving school board members to wonder if there really is any risk at the now-shuttered school. Jana Elementary School in the St. Louis suburb of Florissant...

U.S. agency sued over hands-off decision on Okefenokee mine

Nov. 15, 2022 14:53 PM EST

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Conservation groups filed suit Tuesday against a U.S. government agency challenging its decision to allow a mining project to move forward without federal permits near the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp's vast wildlife refuge. The lawsuit filed in U.S. District...

Corps finds no radioactive contamination at Missouri school

Nov. 09, 2022 16:14 PM EST

FLORISSANT, Mo. (AP) — Testing by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers found no radioactive contamination at a Missouri school that was shut down last month amid fears that nuclear material from a contaminated creek nearby had made its way into the school, Corps officials said Wednesday. ...