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  • Corps submits Elim harbor report to Congress for authorization

    Lt. Gen. Scott A. Spellmon, commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and 55th U.S. Army Chief of Engineers, signed the Elim Subsistence Harbor Chief’s Report during a special event in Washington, D.C. this month. The signing progresses the proposed project to Congress for authorization.
  • General visits northernmost USACE-run flood control project

    Maj. Gen. William H. Graham, deputy commanding general of civil and emergency operations for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, visited the Moose Creek Dam on Feb. 19 while touring the organization’s northernmost flood control project. Col. Kirk Gibbs, USACE Pacific Ocean Division commander, and Col. Damon Delarosa, USACE Alaska District commander, accompanied the general.
  • Corps hosts virtual public outreach for new North Slope Regional General Permit

    Representatives for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will host a virtual public meeting Wednesday, March 24, at 2 p.m. for anyone interested in learning about the newly issued North Slope of Alaska Regional General Permit, also known as RGP-05. The public will have an opportunity to ask questions and submit comments via the chat feature.
  • Project Manager Reflects on Austere Conditions at Cape Lisburne, Mission Success for Seawall Construction

    Far away, on the northwest tip of Alaska, sits a remote, strategic military site nestled between a small mountain range and the unforgiving Chukchi Sea. Against this desolate backdrop, a few hours after midnight on Aug. 12, 2020, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District oversaw the placement of the final rock in a mile-long seawall to cap off a monumental arctic engineering and construction effort at the Cape Lisburne Long Range Radar Site.
  • Congress funds robust civil works program this year in Alaska

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District received authorization and funding for an array of critical studies, projects and activities that will contribute to the development of the state’s water resources and help boost the economy during fiscal year 2021.
  • Corps moves into 22nd year of cleanup on tribal land in Southeast Alaska

    Nestled 20 miles south of Ketchikan, Alaska, the Metlakatla Indian Community resides on Annette Island.  The tribe opted out of the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act when Congress passed the legislation in 1971. Today the Annette Islands Reserve is the only Native American reservation in the state and the tribe lives among the remnants of past military and federal use of the land. Through the Native American Lands Environmental Mitigation Program, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District and the Metlakatla Indian Community are working together to continue environmental cleanup efforts for the 22nd year.
  • Corps will host virtual public meeting for Lowell Creek study

    Representatives for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District will host a virtual public
  • Corps issues statement on Environmental Investigation Agency’s recorded conversations

    We are aware of the Environmental Investigation Agency’s recorded conversations. We are committed to
  • Corps releases draft report for Lowell Creek project in Seward, seeks public input

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District prepared a draft integrated feasibility report and environmental assessment for proposed improvements to the Lowell Creek flood diversion project in Seward.
  • Corps welcomes new commander to the Alaska District

    Col. Damon Delarosa became the 29th commander of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers – Alaska District during an assumption of command ceremony today on the front lawn of the headquarters building near Anchorage.