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Operation Blue Roof rescues Bella the puppy
Terry Surratt, Portland District engineer technician, with Bella the puppy in St. Thomas.
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Corps highlights non-engineering careers
Natural Resource Specialist Amy Redmond talks to students during career fair.
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Looming tower casts shadow across Valley
Residents voice a mix of anxieties about a project at Detroit Dam.
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Corps uses two key methods for fish passage
The fish ladder at John Day Dam allows adult fish to migrate upstream.
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Portland supports disaster relief efforts
About 125 team members have volunteered to deploy in support of disaster relief efforts since August.

Recent News


Closure Updates at Lost Creek Lake and Elk Creek

Jackson County officials have lowered the evacuation status in most of the Lost Creek Lake area. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has reopened many recreation areas at Lost Creek Lake, while many recreation areas at Elk Creek remain closed.
7 hours ago

Final supplemental environmental impact statement for sediment management at Mount St. Helens available for review

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has completed the final supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) for its long-term sediment management plan for Mount St. Helens. It is available for review and comment until Sept 10.
12 days ago

Closures at Lost Creek Lake and Elk Creek as Wildfires Burn

All U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recreational areas at Elk Creek and Lost Creek Lake are officially closed to all non-fire personnel until further notice due to wildfires. Several wildfires in the Medford area spread overnight and have forced an active response by fire crews.
17 days ago

Public Notices


Final Environmental Assessment for the Mouth of the Columbia River Dredged Material Placement Sites Update

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Portland District finalized the Environmental Assessment for the Mouth of the Columbia River Dredged Material Placement Sites Update: The Corps is adding East Sand Island as a shoreline placement site and an in-water placement site near North Head Lighthouse on the Washington coast.
7 days ago

Final Supplemental Enviromental Impact Statement

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Portland District, is providing for public review, the Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (FSEIS) for the Mount St. Helens Long-Term Sediment Management Plan. USACE is the lead agency for the FSEIS under the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. §§ 4321–4347.
12 days ago

Public Notice: Public comment period extension for Jordan Cove LNG permit application

The public comment period for the permit application from Jordan Cove LNG has been extended until August, 20, 2018.
34 days ago