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  • Corps to begin dredging Newport Bay Harbor, completing east jetty repairs

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District will begin dredging the Newport Bay Harbor entrance channel and perform repairs on the harbor’s east jetty in mid-April at Newport Beach, California. A $3-million contract to perform the work was awarded Feb. 24 to Pacific Dredge and Construction LLC, located in San Diego. The City of Newport Beach is the non-federal sponsor of the project.
  • Corps to release draft report on ecosystem restoration plan for East San Pedro Bay

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is preparing to release a draft report recommending restoration of aquatic habitat within East San Pedro Bay. The report identifies a Tentatively Selected Plan, which would be the Corps’ first open-ocean ecosystem restoration project in the nation. The plan would provide near-shore and off-shore rocky reefs, kelp reefs and eelgrass beds, and is referred to as the Reef Restoration Plan.
  • Corps preparing draft report release on ecosystem restoration plan for East San Pedro Bay

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is preparing to release a draft report recommending restoration of aquatic habitat within East San Pedro Bay. The City of Long Beach is the local sponsor.
  • Army Corps reclassifies Mojave River Dam risk characterization

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has changed Mojave River Dam’s risk characterization from low to high urgency of action. The change was the result of recent risk assessment findings that during an extreme flood event, water could exceed the design capacity of the dam and overtop it. This could potentially result in dam failure, flooding the communities of Hesperia, Apple Valley, Victorville and Barstow, located adjacent to the Mojave River. Flood waters also could reach Baker, more than 140 miles downstream of the dam.
  • Corps to host public meetings in November about Port of Long Beach Deep-Draft Navigation Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the Port of Long Beach will host two public meetings in November to discuss the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report (IFR) and Environmental Impact Statement/Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) for the Port of Long Beach Deep-Draft Navigation Study.
  • Corps invites media to debris cleanup event in honor of National Public Lands Day

    Media representatives are invited to attend a debris cleanup event along the San Gabriel River near the Whittier Narrows Nature Center from 8 a.m. to noon Sept. 28 at 1000 N. Durfee Avenue.
  • Corps to have public meeting Aug. 21 about remediation plan for Dry Canyon Artillery Range

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is hosting a public meeting to discuss a proposed remediation plan for the Dry Canyon Artillery Range Munitions Site 01 near Frazier Park, California. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Aug. 21 at the Frazier Park Library, 3732 Park Dr.
  • Corps to host meeting about Camp San Luis Obispo remediation plan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District is hosting a public meeting about a proposed remediation plan for the Camp San Luis Obispo formerly used defense site. The meeting is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. May 22 at the Ludwick Community Center, 864 Santa Rosa St. The site is located five miles northwest of San Luis Obispo, along Highway 1. The land is managed by California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo County, San Luis Obispo County Office of Education, State Department of Corrections, Cuesta College, California Department of Fish and Wildlife and other private entities.
  • Corps to host public meetings about Westminster Flood Risk Management Study

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will have two public meetings in November to discuss the Westminster, East Garden Grove, California, Flood Risk Management Study. The meetings are scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Westminster Civic Center, 8200 Westminster Blvd., Westminster, and 6:30 p.m. Nov. 8 at Meadowlark Golf Club, 16782 Graham St., Huntington Beach.