Army Corps of Engineers
Officials meet to discuss terminal groin proposal by Figure 8 Island
Submitted by Hannah Patrick on Tue, 12/02/2014 - 3:39pm.

video The North Carolina Coastal Federation met with the Army Corps of Engineers Tuesday to discuss several concerns. The big topic - the proposed terminal groin at Rich's Inlet by Figure Eight Island.

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Army Corps of Engineers seeks comment on Bald Head Island terminal groin
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 08/05/2014 - 9:47am.

The Army Corps of Engineers is looking for public input on possibly building a terminal groin at Bald Head Island.

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Drill gives agencies chance to practice response to active shooter
Submitted by Sara Hopkins on Thu, 05/22/2014 - 3:26pm.

videoThe WPD SWAT team raided the US Army Corps of Engineers building this morning. It was not for real, but for an active shooter training exercise. Organizers say it's practice they hope they never need to use.

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Wrightsville Beach dredging project likely to last into mid-June
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 05/20/2014 - 1:25pm.

videoWork to replenish sand at Wrightsville Beach will last longer than expected. Wrightsville Beach Town Manager Tim Owens says the contractor handling the dredging project and the Army Corps of Engineers have asked for an extension to finish the work.

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County Commission approves funding for Carolina Beach renourishment, passes on moving up Kure Beach plan
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 05/05/2014 - 8:35pm.

videoNew Hanover County will chip in nearly $2 million for beach renourishment at Carolina Beach, but commissioners tonight took no action on a plan to move up a project for Kure Beach.

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$9M dredging project getting Wrightsville Beach ready for summer, hurricane season
Submitted by Alyssa Rosenberg on Fri, 04/25/2014 - 4:31pm.

videoBeaches are a huge economic engine for our area, but they need constant maintenance and repair. Today we got a look at how that happens.

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Federal government checking NC forest wetlands
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 04/02/2014 - 12:06pm.

Two federal agencies are investigating whether managers at North Carolina State University's massive Hofmann Forest illegally drained wetlands.

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State, feds reach long-term dredging agreement
Submitted by WWAY on Tue, 12/10/2013 - 11:01am.

videoState and federal officials have finalized an agreement to again allow dredging in North Carolina's coastal waters so fishing and transportation vessels can more easily move through shallow inlets and channels.

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Army Corps officer relieved of command
Submitted by WWAY on Wed, 08/28/2013 - 3:01pm.

The US Army Corps of Engineers has relieved the commander of its Huntington District while it investigates allegations of misconduct.

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Area beaches and waterways get $24.5M in federal funds
Submitted by WWAY on Mon, 06/24/2013 - 3:56pm.

The State Port of Wilmington, several area beaches and the Intracoastal Waterway are getting some help in the form of federal funding.

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