Corps of Engineers’ chief signs off on Malibu Creek ecosystem restoration, elevates project to Congress
Maj. Gen. William “Butch” Graham, deputy commanding general for civil and emergency operations, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Headquarters, and Brig. Gen. Paul Owen, the Corps’ South Pacific Division commanding general, tour the Malibu Creek Ecosystem Restoration Feasibility project Oct. 6 at Malibu Creek State Park near Calabasas, California. The project aims at restoring aquatic habitat along Malibu Creek and its tributaries. Lt. Gen. Scott Spellmon, the Corps’ commanding general and 55th U.S. Army chief of engineers, signed the chief’s report for the project Nov. 13 at the Corps’ headquarters in Washington D.C., which now elevates the report to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Civil Works, U.S. Office of Management and Budget, and to Congress for consideration of project authorization.