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New York District is responsible for the Corps of Engineers’ water resource development, navigation, and regulatory activities in northeastern New Jersey, eastern and south-central New York State, including the New York Harbor and Long Island, and parts of Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut. The District is also responsible for design and construction at Army and Air Force installations in New Jersey, New York and overseas in Greenland.

 The District's area of responsibility encompasses more than 20 million people spread throughout 37 congressional districts. The District's civil works water resource development projects include 8 major river basins and Lake Champlain, Port of New York/New Jersey, 400 miles of coastline, planning & construction of environmental remediation projects, responding to military contingencies & civil emergencies, regulating impacts to wetlands & navigable waterways as well as providing real estate services support to nearly 400 recruiting stations & numerous installations