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Archive: November, 2016
  • November

    NY District Environmental Residency teams with U.S. EPA to clean up contamination

    The New York District, headquartered in Lower Manhattan, is abuzz with activity, carrying out multiple missions at any one time (some highly visible), with nearly 350 people in Lower Manhattan office. But there’s another dimension of the District’s work that’s less visible: Contributions from staff in field offices spread across 26,500 square miles of NY, NJ, CT, MA and VT. One is the New Jersey Area Environmental Residency 30 miles south of New York City in East Brunswick, NJ, charged with remediating Superfund sites on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
  • Construction Begins on Phase 2 of the Port Monmouth Hurricane and Storm Damage Risk Reduction Project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, New York District, Commander, Col. David A. Caldwell, along with Representative Frank Pallone (NJ-6), Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, Bob Martin, and Middletown Mayor, Gerard Scharfenberger, recently announced the groundbreaking for Phase 2 of the Hurricane and Storm Damage Reduction Project in Port Monmouth, located in Middletown, N.J.