u.s. army corps of engineers http://kbia.org en Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis http://kbia.org/post/rising-river-threatens-areas-north-st-louis <img class="wysiwyg-asset-image-wrapper wide" data-caption="Flooding near Clarksville in 2008" data-attribution="Credit St. Louis Beacon file photo" typeof="foaf:Image" src="http://mediad.publicbroadcasting.net/p/kwmu/files/styles/placed_wide/public/201407/Flood033.jpg" alt="" /><p>The National Weather Service is forecasting major flooding along stretches of the Mississippi River north of St. Louis early next week. Thu, 03 Jul 2014 22:41:49 +0000 Joseph Leahy 55621 at http://kbia.org Rising River Threatens Areas North Of St. Louis Army Corps plans release of water on Missouri River http://kbia.org/post/army-corps-plans-release-water-missouri-river <div style="margin:0;"><p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size:11pt;">After weeks of lobbying, the Army Corps of Engineers now plans to release extra water from reservoirs upstream on the Missouri River.<font size="2"> </font>But the releases are not for the benefit of downstream navigation on the Mississippi.</span></font></span></p> Wed, 19 Dec 2012 14:12:13 +0000 Adam Allington 26147 at http://kbia.org Army Corps plans release of water on Missouri River Army Corps adding water to Mississippi River to aid barge traffic http://kbia.org/post/army-corps-adding-water-mississippi-river-aid-barge-traffic <p>Amid strong concerns about the declining level of the already low Mississippi River, the Army Corps of Engineers is releasing water from an Illinois lake to add to the flow of the Mississippi. Mon, 17 Dec 2012 14:28:41 +0000 Associated Press 26035 at http://kbia.org Army Corps adding water to Mississippi River to aid barge traffic Public comment period ending for Army Corp project near Arrow Rock http://kbia.org/post/public-comment-period-ending-army-corp-project-near-arrow-rock <p>The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers says the public comment period is ending for the Jameson Island project near Arrow Rock &ndash; the project is intended to improve Missouri River wildlife habitat at a site in central Missouri. The public comment period ends Saturday.</p><p> Thu, 28 Jun 2012 16:37:46 +0000 Associated Press 16680 at http://kbia.org Newscast for March 30, 2012 http://kbia.org/post/newscast-march-30-2012-0 <p>Regional news coverage from the KBIA newsroom, including:</p><ul><li>A lawsuit between southeast Missouri farmers and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers</li><li>A battery acid leak affecting Columbia Police Department and Joint Operations</li><li>Missouri Gaming Commission new rule regarding casino exclusion list</li><li>More corn planted this year since end of Great Depression</li><li>State Auditor Schweich releases report about misuse of federal funds</li></ul> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 22:18:14 +0000 Brian Pepoon 11577 at http://kbia.org Farmers lawsuit against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in limbo http://kbia.org/post/farmers-lawsuit-against-us-army-corps-engineers-limbo <p><span style="background-color: white; line-height: 150%; ">The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit by more than 140 southeast Missouri farmers over damage caused by last year&#39;s intentional breach of a levee at the height of spring flooding.</span></p><p> Fri, 30 Mar 2012 20:24:48 +0000 Associated Press 11561 at http://kbia.org Farmers lawsuit against U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in limbo