NW Side Residents Upset Over Tree-Cutting PlanThere'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.
Army Corps Declines Request To Boost Mississippi River LevelThe 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.
Army Corps: Electric Barrier May Need Higher Charge To Halt Asian CarpThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to boost the charge on electric fences designed to keep Asian carp out of the Great Lakes.
Lessons Learned After Floods In Mississippi River TownsDownstate 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.
Local Company Wins Lucrative Army ContractA Chicago company has won a lucrative contract from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.