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The Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, including Buffalo District are pursuing the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study, February 19, 2019.
Great Lakes Partners pursue Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study
The Corps of Engineers, Great Lakes and Ohio River Division, including Buffalo District are pursuing the Great Lakes Coastal Resiliency Study, February 19, 2019.
The massive Mount Morris Dam, situated deep in the Genesee River gorge near the northern end of Letchworth State Park in Livingston County, NY, has been a shield from the destructive power of Mother Nature since its completion in 1952. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District contributes to its success through operation and maintenance of three missions areas: flood risk management, environmental stewardship, and recreation.
Buffalo District’s Mount Morris Dam offers flood of benefits to the public
The massive Mount Morris Dam, situated deep in the Genesee River gorge near the northern end of Letchworth State Park in Livingston County, NY, has been a shield from the destructive power of Mother Nature since its completion in 1952. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District contributes to its success through operation and maintenance of three missions areas: flood risk management, environmental stewardship, and recreation.
Each year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deploys thousands of people to provide technical engineering expertise and promote capacity development at home and abroad as part of the federal government’s unified national response to disasters and emergencies. The Corps of Engineers also delivers critical engineering support to the joint force in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other global operations through our military and civilian workforce, as shown by over 12,000 civilians who have voluntarily deployed supporting the nation’s efforts in the Middle East. Over the past six months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District has deployed over 25 people across the globe.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District employees deploy around the world
Each year, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers deploys thousands of people to provide technical engineering expertise and promote capacity development at home and abroad as part of the federal government’s unified national response to disasters and emergencies. The Corps of Engineers also delivers critical engineering support to the joint force in Afghanistan, Iraq, and other global operations through our military and civilian workforce, as shown by over 12,000 civilians who have voluntarily deployed supporting the nation’s efforts in the Middle East. Over the past six months, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Buffalo District has deployed over 25 people across the globe.
The Ottawa County Sanitary Engineering Department completed Phase I of the Erie Township Sanitary Sewer Project with partial funding through the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-53), Section 594 program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
Erie Township Sanitary Sewer Project, Phase I completed
The Ottawa County Sanitary Engineering Department completed Phase I of the Erie Township Sanitary Sewer Project with partial funding through the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-53), Section 594 program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).
Lake Erie Coastal Marsh (Photo Credit: Brian Swartz, Buffalo District Regulatory PM)
EPA and Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" Definition
11 December 2018 - EPA and Army Propose New "Waters of the United States" Definition The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army have proposed a new definition of "waters of the United States" that clarifies federal authority under the Clean Water Act. The agencies' proposal is the second step in a two-step process to review and revise the definition of "waters of the United States" consistent with the February 2017 Presidential Executive Order entitled "Restoring the Rule of Law, Federalism, and Economic Growth by Reviewing the 'Waters of the United States' Rule." The agencies will take comment on the proposal for 60 days after publication in the Federal Register. EPA and the Army will also hold an informational webcast on January 10, 2019, and will host a listening session on the proposed rule in Kansas City, KS, on January 23, 2019. More information including a pre-publication version of the Federal Register notice, the supporting analyses and fact sheets are available at: https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule/step-two-revise and https://www.epa.gov/wotus-rule.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently engaged multidisciplinary teams within our organization by holding an off-site project delivery business process stand down meeting with the goal of identifying areas to be more efficient in executing the program and accomplishing the mission, Buffalo, New York, December 18, 2018.
USACE Buffalo District holds project delivery stand down
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District recently engaged multidisciplinary teams within our organization by holding an off-site project delivery business process stand down meeting with the goal of identifying areas to be more efficient in executing the program and accomplishing the mission, Buffalo, New York, December 18, 2018.
Two years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began a $10 million project to restore the Braddock Bay ecosystem in Greece, NY. Erosion had washed away emergent wetlands and invasive species dominated the marshes. Today, species-rich native communities blossom with emergent aquatic meadows, and restored beach habitat are visited by a variety of shorebirds including black-bellied plover, Baird’s sandpiper, and the federally endangered piping plover.
Buffalo District employs risk management and systems approach executing the Braddock Bay ecosystem restoration project
Two years ago, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District began a $10 million project to restore the Braddock Bay ecosystem in Greece, NY. Erosion had washed away emergent wetlands and invasive species dominated the marshes. Today, species-rich native communities blossom with emergent aquatic meadows, and restored beach habitat are visited by a variety of shorebirds including black-bellied plover, Baird’s sandpiper, and the federally endangered piping plover.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $41.859 million in the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility.  This is in addition to the $54.956 million the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget.
USACE Buffalo District receives $41.859 million in FY19 Work Plan
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $41.859 million in the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. This is in addition to the $54.956 million the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget.

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Erie Township Sanitary Sewer Project, Phase I completed

1/7/2019
The Ottawa County Sanitary Engineering Department completed Phase I of the Erie Township Sanitary Sewer Project with partial funding through the Water Resources Development Act of 1999 (Public Law 106-53), Section 594 program administered by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE).

USACE Buffalo District receives $41.859 million in FY19 Work Plan

11/27/2018
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has received $41.859 million in the Fiscal Year 2019 Work Plan, to complete projects across the District’s area of responsibility. This is in addition to the $54.956 million the District has already received in the Fiscal Year 2019 President’s Budget.

Oswego West Arrowhead Breakwater Construction Complete

11/26/2018
Buffalo, NY— The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Buffalo District has completed construction repairs to the Oswego Harbor West Arrowhead Breakwater located at the Port of Oswego, Oswego, New York.