Author: Chuck Minsker
  • September

    A Change for Castle Comments

    The Huntington District newsletter Castle Comments has gone through some drastic changes over the years, but perhaps none more so that the one it faces after the issue you’re now holding. That’s because the regular print edition is being replaced by an electronic edition - with one exception. There will be a special year-in-review edition of the newsletter that will still be printed the traditional way and distributed to our mailing list.
  • Regulatory on the River

    As part of a three-day meeting to discuss issues and share innovative practices, Regulatory Project Managers from the Great Lakes and Ohio River Division (LRD) gathered on Sept. 10, 2014, to take a cruise on the Kanawha River. But this wasn’t a pleasure cruise - it was a fl oating classroom.
  • February

    Spring Cleaning at Sutton

    It’s the same story we all face every spring – you have to clean up the mess winter leaves behind. The story is the same at the dams operated by the Corps of Engineers. Winter floods wash down quite a bit of drift and debris, which ends up directly behind the dam structure. Some of the drift is man-made trash, but mostly it’s made up of tree limbs and other vegetation.