Army Corps Of Engineers

Horner Park. (Credit: CBS)

NW Side Residents Upset Over Tree-Cutting Plan

There’s an uproar in a Northwest Side neighborhood around Horner Park over plans to take out all the trees along the Chicago River from Irving Park to Montrose.


Barges floating on the Mississippi River near Burlington, Iowa, along the Illinois border. (Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Army Corps Declines Request To Boost Mississippi River Level

The Army Corps of Engineers has turned back requests by federal lawmakers and the barge industry to release more water from the Missouri River, believing the drought-starved Mississippi River it feeds still will remain open to shipping despite mounting concerns about water levels.


Asian Carp

Army Corps: Electric Barrier May Need Higher Charge To Halt Asian Carp

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to boost the charge on electric fences designed to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.

CBS Chicago–09/09/2011

Missouri Flooding

Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River Towns

Downstate Illinois cities and towns along the Mississippi River are bracing for moderate to major flooding this season, but officials have learned lessons from the disaster in 2008.

CBS Chicago–04/19/2011

Army Corps Of Engineers

Local Company Wins Lucrative Army Contract

A Chicago company has won a lucrative contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

WBBM Newsradio–03/07/2011