News Releases

  • Army Corps Announces Additional Public Meetings for NY&NJHAT Study – Extends Public Comment Period

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District in cooperation with non-federal sponsors, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection announces the extension of the public comment period and additional public meetings for the New York/New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Focus Area Feasibility Study. This coastal storm risk management study (CSRM) covers the New York & New Jersey Harbor and tidally affected tributaries encompassing all of New York City, the Hudson River to Troy, NY; the lower Passaic, Hackensack, Rahway, and Raritan Rivers; and the Upper and Lower Bays of New York Harbor, Newark, Jamaica, Raritan and Sandy Hook Bays; the Kill Van Kull, Arthur Kill and East River tidal straits; and western Long Island Sound.
  • Army Corps Announces Public Meetings for Rockaway Study with Revised Recommended Plan

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District in cooperation with the non-federal and local sponsors, the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation and the City of New York, respectively, is holding public meetings to provide study information and solicit comments on the revised Recommended Plan for the Atlantic Coast of New York, East Rockaway Inlet to Rockaway Inlet, and Jamaica Bay Reformulation Study. The Revised Draft HSGRR incorporates comments received on the 2016 Draft HSGRR and is updated to reflect the subsequent changes to the Recommend Plan for addressing coastal storm risk for the communities surrounding Jamaica Bay and along the Atlantic Shorefront of the Rockaway peninsula.
  • Army Corps Releases Report for Coastal Storm Risk at Rockaway and Jamaica Bay

    The Army Corps announces the availability of the “Revised Draft Integrated Hurricane Sandy General Re-evaluation Report/Environmental Impact Statement, and revised General Conformity Determination” for Rockaway, East Rockaway, and Jamaica Bay.
  • Army Corps contractor begins moving equipment to Moriches Inlet

    NEW YORK -- The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers contractor Weeks Marine Inc., of Cranford, N.J. has begun before-dredging surveys of the Moriches Inlet and bay. The first of three tug-boat shipments of submergible pipe has arrived on August 25, 2018. Two more shipments of equipment are scheduled to arrive within the next couple of weeks, which all together will comprise the needed five-mile pipeline.
  • Army Corps and NYC Parks Sign PPA for Ecosystem Restoration at Spring Creek, N.Y.

    New York District and New York City Parks signed a PPA for the ecosystem restoration at Spring Creek Park, Brooklyn, NY
  • Army Corps Announces Scoping Meetings for New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, and partner agencies requests public input regarding the scope of the NY & NJ Harbors and Tributaries Study. Partners include, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) New York District, New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC), the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), and the City of New York (NYC) will host five (5) scoping meetings for the New York and New Jersey Harbor & Tributaries Study (NYNJHAT). The meetings are being held pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Releases Work Plan for Fiscal 2018 Civil Works Appropriations

    Washington (June 11, 2018) - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) delivered to Congress its Fiscal Year 2018 (FY 2018) work plan for the Army Civil Works program on Thursday, June 7.
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers completes needed repairs to Troy Lock & Dam

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), New York District, announces that the miter gates to the Troy Lock and Dam have been repaired. The lock is located along the Hudson River in Troy, N.Y.
  • Army Corps HQ announces FY19 Work Plan budget allocations, New York District receives approximately $74,273,500 million overall

    U.S. Army Corps of Engineers HQ released its work plan for the Army Civil Works Program through the end of FY19
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Completes Chief Report for Mamaroneck & Sheldrake Rivers Basin Flood Risk Reduction Study

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, in partnership with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), is pleased to announce the completion of the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake River Basin Flood Risk Management Study. The Chief of Engineer’s Report was endorsed and signed by the Chief of Engineers at USACE Headquarters on 14 December 2017. Following the study phase, it now will be submitted to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, Office of Management and Budget, and Congress for approval and authorization so it can become eligible to receive federal funding for the pre-engineering and design phase and construction phase.