If the Corps of Engineers won’t lift restrictions on fishing below dams, Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander says he’ll place his own restrictions on the Corps’ spending.
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According to the Army Corps of Engineers, the protective concrete embankment wall is now complete.
The Nashville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will get a new commander. Lt. Col. Anthony Mitchell will hand off control Friday.
The Tennessee Emergency Management Agency now confirms 34 fatalities in Tennessee. Emergency responders say the state dodged larger fatalities because tornadoes hit sparsely populated areas.
Failure to accurately predict flood levels in Nashville last May and issue effective warnings is leading to policy changes within the National Weather Service. The agency released its post-flood assessment Wednesday.
The Army Corps of Engineers has released its final, 27-point report on how it performed during May’s flooding.
The Army Corps of Engineers’ regional commander says communication problems during the May flood will lead to changes in how the agency operates.
Mayor Karl Dean says Nashville officials had to lean more on their own instincts than the predictions of weather and water experts during the May flood.
Congressman Jim Cooper had harsh words for the Army Corps of Engineers during a Senate hearing Thursday. He says lack of communication about dam releases during May’s flood amounted to surprising local officials with a “water bomb.”
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander is asking the public to submit questions for a hearing into how the Army Corps of Engineers responded to May’s historic flooding.
Gaylord Opryland announced plans today to lay off more than 1,700 workers as repairs are made to the hotel and surrounding attractions.
Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander wants to put the Army Corps of Engineers under a microscope for its management of dams upstream from Nashville this week. Thursday he called for a hearing about water releases from Old Hickory and Percy Priest Lakes.
Emergency officials are defending the decision to release water from area dams, despite calls from people worried that the move will exacerbate flooding.
The Army Corps of Engineers says the draw of water from Old Hickory Lake may be a problem.
Thursday emergency officials opened the first dock and boat ramp on the Cumberland River dedicated to law enforcement.