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  • Improvement project closes boat launch at Chena project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is closing the Moose Creek Landing recreational parking lot and boat ramp beginning June 15 while construction is underway to improve public access at the site. The project is expected to be completed by late August.
  • Corps regulatory open house scheduled in Sitka

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will be available to discuss and answer questions about the regulatory program at an informational open house in Sitka.
  • Corps hosts virtual public meeting for Port of Nome expansion project

    Representatives from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will host a hybrid virtual community information meeting Wednesday, May 17 from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. Alaska Standard Time in Nome and via WebEx for anyone interested in learning about the Port of Nome Modification Project.
  • Bike path rerouted at Chena Project

    A recreational pedestrian and bicycle path will be rerouted temporarily beginning April 26 at the Chena River Lakes Flood Control Project in North Pole.
  • Corps to participate in multiagency permitting day in Mat-Su

    Staff members from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District’s Regulatory Division will be available to meet with the public April 24 from 2 to 7 p.m. during a multiagency permitting information event at the Matanuska Susitna Borough in Palmer.
  • District welcomes new chief of Regulatory Division

    Sara Longan assumed duties as the chief of the Regulatory Division for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District in March. In her new position, she is responsible for administering and enforcing the USACE regional regulatory program within the Alaska and Honolulu District’s areas of responsibilities. She leads the development, response and implementation of initiatives and requirements directed toward the effective, efficient and consistent application of the regulations. Previously, she served as the deputy chief of the Regulatory Division since January 2022.
  • USACE Regulatory staff available at Mat-Su Borough

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District is available to answer Regulatory program permitting questions at the Matanuska-Susitna Borough’s one-stop permit center beginning Thursday, April 6.
  • Army engineers transfer ownership of remote armory to support Alaska community

    JOINT BASE ELMENDORF-RICHARDSON -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District transferred ownership of an Army National Guard armory to the community of Scammon Bay on Dec. 21, 2022. This real estate transaction marks the first divestiture of military property within the state under the Bob Stump Act. Eight more facilities are scheduled for turnover in the coming years.
  • USACE denies regulatory permit for gold mining project near Nome

    Today, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District denied IPOP, LLC’s permit application to dredge and dispose of material in wetlands and waterways of the U.S. near Nome, Alaska. USACE rejected the proposed project under its authority for Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act.
  • Corps regulatory open house scheduled in Ketchikan

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will be available to discuss and answer questions about the regulatory program at an informational open house in Ketchikan.