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Archive: July, 2015
  • July

    61st LA District commander takes the reins at a Fort MacArthur ceremony

    Col. Kirk Gibbs assumed responsibilities as the 61st Commander and District Engineer of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Los Angeles District during a formal change of command ceremony held July 31 at the Community Center at Fort MacArthur in San Pedro, California.
  • What do FUDS look like?

    Roughly 9-square miles of present day El Malpais National Monument are considered a Formerly Used Defense Site, because of the land's use as the Kirtland Demolition Bombing Range during WW II.
  • Corps of Engineers tests Sepulveda Dam crest gates Monday

    On Monday, July 27 between 8 a.m. and 3 p.m., USACE will perform operational testing on the Sepulveda Dam spillway crest gates. The crest gates block off the spillway to provide additional, temporary storage during an extreme storm event.
  • Workshop improves mitigation process knowledge

    Because the nation’s environmental rules and regulations are frequently revised, it is often difficult for permit applicants to incorporate the most recent guidelines into their work. To help improve this process, members of the Los Angeles District’s Regulatory Division conducted a compensatory mitigation workshop July 16 at the District’s headquarters in downtown Los Angeles.
  • District completes Mount Charleston Storm Water Diversion Project

    The project is designed to help divert rain flows and debris running off the side of the mountain and away from communities to mitigate damage to neighborhoods and critical infrastructure until native vegetation can reestablish itself.