The Corps Environment - Highlighting USACE environmental initiatives nationwide
April 1, 2014
The April issue of The Corps Environment is now online.
As the nation's environmental engineer, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers manages one of the largest federal environmental missions: restoring degraded ecosystems; constructing sustainable facilities; regulating waterways; managing natural resources; and, cleaning up contaminated sites from past military activities. The Corps Environment highlights many of the environmental and sustainability efforts the Army Corps of Engineers is engaged in across the country.
In this issue: USACE continues hurricane recovery efforts to protect coastal communities; Common window blinds inspire prototype field-portable energy system; District receives DOD grant to develop energy-saving evaluation tool for installations; Multi-agency team manages complex FUDS excavation in Washington, D.C.; Face-lift planned for New York dam to enhance ecosystem; USACE to continue sustainability efforts in 2014; Blue Grass Army Depot - Contaminated lagoons restored to pasture lands in Kentucky; Resource efficiency managers help federal agencies, military units identify energy savings; Explosive detection dogs assist with FUDS project for first time to evaluate potential; and more.