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  • Final Feasiblity Report & Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study Released

    The United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) and the Texas General Land Office (GLO) announce the release of the final version of the Coastal Texas Protection and Restoration Study. The Coastal Texas Study is a six-year, $20.63 million comprehensive study led by USACE in partnership with our non-federal cost-share sponsor, the TXGLO. The purpose of the study is to identify feasible projects that reduce risks to public health and the economy, restore critical ecosystems, and advance coastal resiliency.
  • Texas GLO, USACE to hold Coastal Texas Study virtual public information sessions Nov. 10 And Dec. 2

    AUSTIN – The Texas General Land Office (GLO) and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) will be hosting two public information sessions to address technical inquiries regarding the Coastal Texas Study Draft Report that was released to the public on Oct. 30, 2020. Due to COVID-19, these meetings will be virtual.
  • Galveston Bay flood risk reduction studies deemed compatible by officals

    GALVESTON, Texas (August 23, 2019) - In a joint statement today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District, the General Land Office of the State of Texas and the Center for Severe Storm Prediction Education and Evacuation from Disasters, or SSPEED Center, at Rice University announced the compatibility of two widely-publicized concepts to enhance and protect Galveston Bay.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Gerson Reyes

    GALVESTON, Texas (Sep. 1, 2016) – Gerson Reyes was born in Central America, during a difficult time of conflict between his homeland and El Salvador. The hostilities became so prevalent that the U.S. Army was sent to his country to provide aid, infrastructure and to help bring stability to the region. At an outpost just outside of his hometown, Reyes’ frequent interactions with the Soldiers soon turned to admiration for their mission, which even years after they had departed left him inspired to one day become a Solider for the Corps.
  • USACE Galveston District’s Employee Spotlight on Sheridan Willey

    GALVESTON, Texas (Aug. 1, 2016) – Growing up in a large family, Sheridan Willey always knew the importance teamwork played when it came to achieving goals. It was those family values that led her to seek a workplace that would embrace her abilities to collaborate and partner to find amenable solutions; a fitting environment she found at the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.