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  • Grayson Lake Fishing and Nature Trail Closure

    HUNTINGTON, W.Va. - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District announces that the Fishing and Nature Trails at Grayson Lake, Ky. are closed until further notice. The recent ice storms that hit the region have caused numerous large trees to fall across the trails making them too dangerous to remain open to the public. The unsafe conditions regrettably require the immediate closure until the debris can be removed.  The public is asked to observe the closure as the Corps works to make the trails safe for use. It is not possible to know how long this will take. Once deemed safe, reopening will be announced through the media.
  • USACE hosting virtual workshop for Paintsville Lake Master Plan Update

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is in the process of updating its 1974 Master Plan for Paintsville Lake located in Staffordsville, Kentucky. A Master Plan is the document that conceptually establishes and guides the orderly development, administration, maintenance, preservation, enhancement, and management of all natural, cultural and recreational resources of a Corps water resource project. Public input is critical in the Master Plan update process. USACE will be hosting a virtual workshop to provide the public with an opportunity to comment. The public comment period will be open until March 25, 2021.
  • USACE Publishes Policy Update for Inundation Maps and the National Inventory of Dams

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published Engineer Circular 1110-2-6075, “Inundation Maps and Emergency Action Plans and Incident Management for Dams and Levee Systems,” in October. This update allows for the use and public dissemination of inundation maps in emergency action plans (EAP) and the National Inventory of Dams (NID), It also provides the dam safety community access to critical information about residual flood risks from USACE dams and levees.
  • Virtual Public Meeting Notice — Beech Fork Lake and East Lynn Lake Regional Master Plan

    Virtual Public Meeting Notice Beech Fork Lake and East Lynn Lake Regional Master Plan US Army Corps of Engineers, Huntington District You are invited to participate in a public meeting to obtain input for preparation of a Regional Master Plan and Integrated Environmental Assessment for Beech Fork and East Lynn Lakes.  The US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) defines a master plan as the strategic land use management document that guides the comprehensive management and development of all recreational, natural, and cultural resources throughout the life of the water resource development projects. The master plans are a vital tool produced and used by USACE to guide the responsible stewardship of USACE-administered lands and resources for the benefit of present and future generations. Public participation is critical to the successful revision of the master plans. USACE generally expects Master Plans to have an effective lifespan of 15 to 25 years. An update to the Master Plan is required to reflect current conditions and prescribe an overall land use management plan, resource objectives, and associated design and management concepts. Key topics to be addressed in the revised master plans include land classifications, natural, cultural, and recreational resource management objectives, recreation facility needs, and special topics such as invasive species management and threatened and endangered species habitat.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2021 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2021 Civil Works Appropriations

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2021 (FY 2021) Work Plan for the Army Civil Works program on January 19, 2021.