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Archive: November, 2012


USACE Galveston District donates $28,383.14 to CFC

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 29, 2012) – For decades the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District employees have been opening their hearts and wallets to support the annual Combined Federal Campaign, raising $28,383.14 this year to support those less fortunate. [Read More]
Published: Nov-29-12

USACE Galveston District prepares for oyster reef construction project in Matagorda, Texas

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 20, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, partnered with The Nature Conservancy in Texas to undertake an ecosystem restoration project that will create up to 12 acres of sub-tidal reef and habitat located within the northernmost extent of the Half Moon Reef in Matagorda Bay, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Nov-20-12

USACE Galveston District awards $1.38 million contract for dredging placement area construction

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 19, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District, awarded a contract in the amount of $1,382,700 to New Orleans-based Bailey-CKY, a small disadvantaged veteran-owned small business, to perform construction of dewatering ditches at the San Jacinto Placement Area relating to the Galveston harbor and channel in Galveston County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Nov-19-12

USACE Galveston District supports OEF deployments, promotes Warrior Care Month 2012

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 16, 2012) – For more than a decade, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has supported the war efforts during Operation Restore Iraqi Oil, Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom, contributing dedicated military and government personnel to war zones as part of the primary organization tasked with various infrastructure projects to increase the stability, security and economies of the host nations. [Read More]
Published: Nov-16-12

USACE Galveston District to hold public hearing for Coastal Water Authority’s Luce Bayou Interbasin Transfer Project

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District has published a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Department for the Army permit from the Coastal Water Authority’s Luce Bayou Interbasin Transfer project, for which an Environmental Impact Statement will be prepared. The Corps will hold a public scoping meeting Nov. 28, 2012, from 6 p.m. until 8:30 p.m. in the Dayton Community Center at 801 S. Cleveland St., Dayton, Liberty County, Texas. [Read More]
Published: Nov-09-12

USACE Galveston District wins 2012 MarCom Award

GALVESTON, Texas (Nov. 5, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District Public Affairs Office was recognized with a Gold Award from the MarCom Awards competition for its USACE Galveston District employee newsletter – Sand Castle. [Read More]
Published: Nov-05-12

USACE Galveston District begins beach renourishment at South Padre Island, Texas

SOUTH PADRE ISLAND, Texas (Nov. 5, 2012) – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Galveston District partnered with the Texas General Land Office, Cameron County and the City of South Padre Island to renourish approximately one half mile of South Padre Island’s beaches using beach-quality sand harvested from a local dredging project. [Read More]
Published: Nov-05-12
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