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  • Corps Receives favorable ruling on Jameson Island restoration project

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— In a much anticipated decision, the Missouri Clean Water Commission provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) with a favorable ruling on the proposed Jameson Island Unit Shallow Water Habitat Restoration Project
  • New explorer tool available for Missouri River basin

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The Missouri River Recovery Program has launched a new online, interactive tool named the Missouri River Basin Explorer. This informational tool was designed for the public to provide insight regarding the river’s natural environment and the efforts of the Missouri River Recovery Program. The tool describes how the Missouri River system works, what challenges it’s facing and what the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is currently doing to address those challenges.
  • Corps to offer stakeholder engagements along Missouri River

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Kansas City District is offering Missouri River stakeholder engagements on the district’s Clem Meyer II in order to engage local stakeholders in conversation to hear their concerns and provide information about the Missouri River and its features.
  • Corps announces availability of proposed plan and public meeting

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the opening of a 30-day comment period on the proposed plan to address Operable Unit 3 at the Former Nebraska Ordnance Plant.
  • Army Corps of Engineers waives day-use fees at recreation areas on Veterans Day

    WASHINGTON—The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced today that it will waive day-use fees for veterans, active and reserve component service members, and their families at the more than 2,400 USACE-operated recreation areas nationwide on Veterans Day, November 11.
  • Corps reservoirs continue to support Kansas River flow

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— In recent weeks the Kansas City District, US Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) has relied almost exclusively on Tuttle Creek Reservoir releases to meet water supply demands and flow targets for the Kansas River at Topeka and DeSoto. Releases from Perry Reservoir and Milford Reservoir have been set at the minimum allowable.
  • POMONA LAKE: Michigan Valley Park extended season

    Weather permitting; A-Loop in Michigan Valley Park at Pomona Lake is scheduled to remain open to self pay campers until October 21,2012.
  • WILSON LAKE: Burn Ban Lifted

    The Russell County Commission has lifted the emergency burn ban ordinance.
  • STOCKTON LAKE: Stockton Lake Cleanup Event

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Stockton Lake Project partnered with the Kansas City Frogman Dive Club to host the 16th Annual Stockton Lake Cleanup Event Saturday, September 8, 2012. This event was held in conjunction with Federal National Public Lands Day and Missouri Stream team.
  • Corps to use aerial electromagnetic system for study

    KANSAS CITY, Mo.— Helicopter flights near Ashland, Neb., and Mead, Neb., will be part of a new study aimed at a better understanding of the subsurface properties at the former Nebraska Ordnance Plant located south and east of Mead, Neb., beginning Oct. 1.