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Rickey Dale James Confirmed to Head Army Corps of Engineers

The Senate has confirmed Rickey Dale James, a manager at family farming business A.C. Riley Cotton Company, as assistant secretary of the U.S. Army for civil works and head of the Army Corps of Engineers, the Northern Kentucky Tribune reported Monday. Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) said James will help address water infrastructure …

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NIST Leads Federal Effort to Assess, Reduce Windstorm Impacts

The National Institute of Standards and Technology will spearhead a federal program that aims to study wind behavior in a push to cut the risk of loss of life and property damage from windstorms. NIST said Tuesday the National Windstorm Impact Reduction Program covers three long-term strategic goals along with 14 key objectives and seven …

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GAO: USACE Should Develop Info Recording Guidance on Nonfederal Sponsor-Led Water Projects

The Government Accountability Office has called on the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to create a guidance for information recording on federal water resources projects undertaken by nonfederal sponsors. GAO said Tuesday USACE headquarters does not monitor information on nonfederal sponsor-led federal water resources projects such as reimbursements that the Corps has …

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MDA Unveils Fort Drum In-Flight Interceptor Communications System Data Terminal

The U.S. Missile Defense Agency has unveiled a new a data terminal designed to continuously send and receive updates to the Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle weapon during a ceremony at Fort Drum, New York. MDA said Thursday that Black and Veatch designed the In-Flight Interceptor Communications System, which was was constructed by Black Horse Group under the guidance of the …

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