Tag: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • September

    Permitting takes center stage in September for the World Equestrian Games

    The World Equestrian Games (WEG) which are administered by the Federation Equestre International (FEI), the worldwide governing body of equestrian sport, is the major international championship event for the eight core equestrian disciplines of show jumping, dressage, and para-equestrian dressage, eventing, driving, endurance, vaulting and reining. The Tryon International Equestrian Center (TIEC) at Tryon Resort in Tryon, North Carolina will host FEI WEG from September 11-23, 2018. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Wilmington District staff in the Asheville Regulatory Field Office have worked diligently with TIEC and its consultants over the last five years to permit the site in anticipation of this world-class event.
  • February

    Focus on STEM during National Engineers Week

    As the commander and District Engineer of the Jacksonville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and its 800-strong team of scientists, engineers and other professionals, I encourage everyone to celebrate and recognize the important contributions of science, technology, engineering and mathematics professionals during this year’s National Engineers Week — February 19-25. This is also a great week to encourage young people from all walks of life to consider a career in one of these vital “STEM” fields.
  • June

    Eight Jacksonville District projects receive congressional authorization

    Eight U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Jacksonville District projects that will provide critical infrastructure to local ports and ecosystem restoration efforts in Florida received approval as part of the Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) of 2014, which was signed into law June 10.