Army Corps

Corpus Port in South Texas Beginning Third Phase of Expansion

Corpus Port in South Texas Beginning Third Phase of Expansion

Great Lakes Dredge & Dock Co. LLC has been tapped to construct the third phase of a landmark expansion of the Port of Corpus Christi Ship Channel in South Texas. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers awarded a $139 million contract to the dredging service provider, which is tasked with extending the ship channel west…

September 28, 2021
NextDecade Abandons Galveston Bay LNG Project Over Regulatory Issues

NextDecade Abandons Galveston Bay LNG Project Over Regulatory Issues

NextDecade Corp. has dropped plans for a liquefied natural gas (LNG) export terminal on the Texas City Ship Channel, saying the site is partially under the control of the federal government and not suitable for the project.  The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers advised the company that a portion of the proposed Galveston Bay LNG…

February 1, 2021
MVP Seeking Alternatives to Stalled Waterbody Crossing Permits for Natural Gas System

MVP Seeking Alternatives to Stalled Waterbody Crossing Permits for Natural Gas System

Seeking to wrap up construction on a project long ensnared in a tangle of legal and regulatory complications, Mountain Valley Pipeline LLC (MVP) will pursue a new strategy to obtain the waterbody and wetlands crossing approvals that represent the natural gas conduit’s final permitting hurdle. Instead of waiting out the legal process on its stayed…

January 26, 2021

Army Corps Grants ACP Request, Suspends All Water-Crossing Work

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has granted a request filed by Atlantic Coast Pipeline LLC to suspend the project’s authorization to cross streams and wetlands along the entire 600-mile route under its Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12.

November 21, 2018

Army Corps Reinstates MVP Permit in West Virginia; Court Stay Still in Effect

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Huntington District has reinstated the Mountain Valley Pipeline’s (MVP) Nationwide Permit (NWP) 12 for four river crossings in West Virginia, but a stay issued last month by a federal appeals court remains in effect.

July 5, 2018

Senate Appropriations to Debate $38.4 Energy, Water Bill Thursday

The Senate Committee on Appropriations has scheduled a hearing Thursday to consider a $38.4 billion measure to fund the Department of Energy (DOE) and Army Corps of Engineers, which would be a significant increase from the Trump administration’sfunding request.

July 19, 2017