Report: Weather, Maintenance Responsible For '18 Barge Breakaway On Ohio RiverA new report blames wintry weather conditions and poor maintenance for an incident in January 2018 in which 27 barges broke away on the Ohio River near Pittsburgh.
Army Corps Of Engineers Set To Remove Nuclear Waste From Parks Twp. SiteThe Army Corps of Engineers recently secured a grant to finally cleanup nuclear waste materials at a long-debated site in Armstrong County.
U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers 'Horrified' By Photos Showing Man, Children Fishing On Lock And DamThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers say they're "horrified" by photos that show a man and several children walking on the Allegheny Lock and Dam 9, just feet from rushing water.
Pittsburgh Facility Coordinating Power Restoration Efforts In Wake Of HurricanesA Downtown Pittsburgh facility that is spearheading the power restoration efforts after hurricanes devastated parts of the U.S. and Caribbean.
'Homes Disintegrated From The Storm': Pittsburgh Native Helping Hurricane-Ravaged Virgin IslandsUpper St. Clair native, Col. John Lloyd, of the U.S. Army Corps. of Engineers Pittsburgh office, is helping the hurricane-ravaged U.S. Virgin Islands.
Upper St. Clair Man In St. Croix For Irma Relief Now Affected By MariaA local man who went to the U.S. Virgin Islands to help after Hurricane Irma ended up experiencing a hurricane for the first time when Maria blew through St. Croix.
Pittsburgh Colonel In Virgin Islands For Irma Relief Now Staring Down Hurricane MariaA member of the Pittsburgh Army Corps of Engineers who traveled to the Virgin Islands to help with Hurricane Irma relief now finds himself staring down the barrel of Hurricane Maria.
Pittsburghers Stand Ready To Help With Hurricane Relief, Some Heading To TexasOperating out of a 22nd-floor office in the Moorehead Federal Building downtown, the Army Corps of Engineers in Pittsburgh is now a Hurricane Harvey Emergency Operations Center.
Rescuer Still Haunted By ‘83 Boating Accident, Calls For Safety Measures At Dashields DamAfter a deadly kayaking accident last weekend on the Ohio River, a man who rescued three people who went over a same dam in a boat years ago says he's been pushing for changes on the river for years.
More Buoys To Be Installed On Ohio River After Deadly Kayaking AccidentThe Army Corps of Engineers is adding more buoys to the Ohio River after a deadly kayaking accident last weekend near the Dashields Dam.
Body Pulled From Yough River In Ohiopyle Is That Of Man Who Slipped Into WaterThe body of a man who went over the falls at Ohiopyle State Park in Fayette County last month was pulled from the Youghiogheny River late Thursday afternoon.
Army Corps: Nuke Cleanup Now $350M Up From $44MThe U.S. Army Corps of Engineers estimates it will spend at least $350 million more over the next 10 years to dig up and haul away nuclear waste from a dump site about 35 miles northeast of Pittsburgh.
Sen. Casey Demands Clean-Up At Parks Twp. Nuclear DumpDecades ago, hundreds -- perhaps thousands -- of barrels of nuclear waste were buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.
Residents Fight, Wait For Nuke Dump Clean-UpFor the past 25 years, Patty Ameno has fought a one-woman battle to clean up tons of nuclear waste buried on a 44-acre site in Parks Township, Armstrong County.
Warmer Temperatures Bring Fears Of FloodingThe warmer temperatures are creating flooding fears in several local communities.