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  • October

    Corps extends comment period for Mount St. Helens EIS

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has extended the public comment period to Oct. 21 for a draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement and Mount St. Helens Long Term Sediment Management Plan.
  • Fern Ridge controlled burn may impact Highway 126

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers alerts motorists in the Eugene, Ore., area that a controlled ecological burn planned for southeast of Fern Ridge Reservoir today may cause intermittent delays to traffic on Oregon State Highway 126 between Eugene and Veneta.
  • September

    A Season to Celebrate: 2014 Salmon Returns Break Multiple Modern-Day Records

    The region’s iconic salmon shattered modern-day records this year, returning to the Columbia River Basin in the highest numbers since fish counting began at Bonneville Dam more than 75 years ago.
  • Corps starts Green Peter Dam spillway gate rehab

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will rehabilitate one of Green Peter Dam’s two spillway gates September 2014 through February 2015, improving the dam’s ability to help reduce flood damage to South Santiam River communities.
  • Winter lockage schedule begins Sept. 16

    The Corps of Engineers begins its winter recreational vessel lock schedule for its Columbia River dams Sept. 16, when recreational vessels may lock through on request only during daylight hours.
  • Corps places Coyote Island Terminal permit application review on hold

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has placed on hold its review of Coyote Island Terminals, LLC’s application for a Department of the Army permit to construct a shipping terminal facility on the Columbia River at the Port of Morrow near Boardman, Ore.