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Archive: March, 2016
  • March

    Army Corps and U.S. EPA Announce Superfund project for Lower Passaic River, NJ

    New York District –The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional 2 recently announced a $1.4 billion Superfund project for the cleanup of the Lower Passaic River. The event featured keynote speakers Sen. Bob Mendez, Sen. Cory Booker, Judith Enck, regional administrator, EPA, Col. David Caldwell, commander, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District, Bob Martin, commissioner, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection, and other participants. Each talked about the importance of the cleanup of the lower Passaic River.
  • Army Corps meet with residents to discuss NY River Basin Flood Risk Reduction

    NEW YORK – The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers New York District in cooperation with New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, Westchester County, and the Village of Mamaroneck recently held a public information meeting at the Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck, N.Y. Discussed was a Tentatively Selected Plan for the Mamaroneck and Sheldrake Rivers Flood Risk Management Feasibility Report.
  • Army Corps Employee receives Division-level award for service

    Bill Wright (CO-NP), a mechanical engineer in the New York District’s Construction Division for six years managing construction projects at Picatinny Arsenal in New Jersey and maintaining the highest performance ratings for his work, has received the Hard Hat of the Year Award from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, North Atlantic Division (NAD), recognizing exceptional performance in the construction field.