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New York District Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD leads Parade of Ships
NEW YORK-The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Drift Collection Vessel HAYWARD sailed alongside the wedge of U.S. Navy and Canadian surface combatants, Military Sealift ships, and U.S. Coast Guard vessels in the parade of ships that entered New York Harbor May 22nd to participate in Fleet Week 2019, a week-long event celebrating the maritime services. The ships transited the Anchorage Channel and sailed under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge mid-morning as onlookers lined the shores of Staten Island and Brooklyn, N.Y. and welcomed the fleet.
Home Relocations Make Way For Coastal Restoration Project, Dunes
Thinking about physically relocating a home often conjures up images of a huge structure on a flatbed truck with a police escort and the words “Wide-Load” emblazoned on the back. This spring, the New York District is relocating several homes a much shorter distance (20-40 feet), but it’s a no less complicated task.
Army Corps Looks Out For Threatened Species While Executing Critical Missions
On a blustery spring morning, Jeffrey Fry, a biologist in New York District’s Environmental Analysis Branch, Planning Division, travels to Great Kills Park on the south shore of Staten Island, with binoculars, spotting scope (a portable high-power telescope), field guide and waterproof boots.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers restores a portion of East Rockaway Shoreline in time for hurricane season
Dredged material was beneficially used to restore section of heavily eroded shore to provide additional coastal storm risk reduction and increase resiliency.
Army Corps’ New York District Celebrates Diversity Day
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District recently held an event to celebrate the district’s diversity. New York City is a melting pot for over eight million people. One third of the City is home to people from everywhere on the globe. New York District’s workforce mirrors that image, in a command with a workforce of over 500 employees with a cultural diversity.
Career Fair Draws Interest, Job Offers Extended
With the New York District below full staffing levels largely due to a wave of retirements, Commander Col. Thomas Asbery implemented an innovative method to hire staff more quickly than the usual tedious process, which can take up to 120 days. He found the solution by using the federal government’s Direct-Hire Authority (DHA) and a District career fair.
Small Business Industry Day Attracts 40 Companies
In an effort to engage the business community, the New York District held a Small Business Industry Day in Lower Manhattan attracting 60 representatives from over 40 companies around the region and informing them on requirements and how to do business with the U.S Army Corps of Engineers. Importance of Small Business Lt. Col. Richard Gussenhoven, Deputy Commander, during his introduction, emphasized the types of services the District contracts out and the need for more women-owned businesses and Historically Underutilized Business Zones (HUBZone) firms. HUBZone is a program administered by the Small Business Administration that creates incentives for the federal government to contract with businesses operating and creating jobs in communities with economic needs.
USACE Commanding General visits New York District, presents Caven Point employee with prestigious award
Lt. Gen. Todd Semonite, Chief of Engineers visited New York District and reviewed current projects, thanked District employees, and presented a prestigious award.
New York & New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries Study Interim Report on Display at Public Meetings
In the Little Theater at the Westchester County Center in White Plains New York, about 150 people gathered to learn more about the New York & New Jersey Harbors and Tributaries study (NYNJHATS). The study is a component of the North Atlantic Coast Comprehensive Study that was completed by the US Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division. Both studies will address coastal storm and flood risk to vulnerable populations, property, ecosystems, and infrastructure affected by Hurricane Sandy in the United States' North Atlantic region.
Protecting water quality has positive trickle-down effect - New York City Water Supply
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District constructed a culvert in Harpersfield, New York as part of the Army Corps' New York City Watershed Environmental Assistance Program. This program funds projects that are protecting the water quality of New York State's watersheds that provide drinking water to millions of New York City residents. The new culvert is helping to protect the water quality, while at the same time improving the aquatic life in the water and controlling flooding in the community.
Experience, teamwork Aide Emergency Response to Pacific Ocean Super Typhoon
Several members of the Army Corps’ New York District’s Critical Public Facilities Team deployed to the U.S. Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands (CNMI) in the North Pacific Ocean. Charged with maintaining life and sustainability functions in federally-declared disaster areas, the team supported the Federal Emergency Management Agency and provided temporary classrooms for 1,500 students. This was done because their schools were severely damaged when 180-MPH winds from Super Typhoon Yutu struck the region in October.
Army Corps Builds Combination of Features to Withstand Force of Atlantic
Work continues on the District’s Fire Island to Moriches Inlet (FIMI) coastal-storm risk reduction project on Fire Island in Suffolk County repairing a 19-mile stretch of coastline from erosion and damage from Hurricane Sandy in 2012. The $281 million project includes placing seven million cubic yards of sand, demolishing nearly 50 structures, installing more than 40 vehicle and pedestrian crossovers for beach access, building several miles of dunes with plantings, and relocating a water line. FIMI is 100 percent funded through the Disaster Relief Appropriations Act of 2013 (PL 113-2) repairing damage from Hurricane Sandy in 2012.
Army Corps EEO Event Energizes Native American Heritage Month Program
New York District EEO Event Energizes Native American Heritage
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Mr. Ryan A. Fisher Visits New York District
Mr. Ryan A. Fisher, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) joined District Commander Col. Thomas Asbery and members of the New York District and North Atlantic Division on November 7th and New York District’s Civil Works missions.
Environmental Review Board Makes First Visit to New York
An organizational partnership comprised of federal, state, city, academia and non-governmental organizations provided the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, as a whole, information to bolster its environmental missions.
Army Corps modernizes USMA Barracks for future leaders
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District is renovating Eisenhower Barracks at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, New York as part of the West Point Cadet Barracks Upgrade Program.
Army Corps and partners celebrate ‘Estuary Day’
Army Corps New York District participates in Estuary Day.
Army Corps of Engineers, Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board meeting held in NYC
Chief of Engineer's Environmental Advisory Board meeting held in NYC
Army Corps Strategic Engagements on the Water Empowers Partnerships
New York District hosts Partner Harbor Inspection
GIS: ‘Front page to Puerto Rico Power Mission’ - Hurricane Maria
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District used Geographic Information System (GIS) to assist the Army Corps’ Task Force Power Restoration Mission in Puerto Rico.