Archive: May, 2013
  • Corps of Engineers begins post-Sandy comprehensive study of North Atlantic coast

    BROOKLYN, N.Y. – As directed by Congress with the passage of the Disaster Relief Appropriation Act of 2013, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scientists and engineers launched a collaborative study May 28 to determine how best to reduce flood and storm damage risks for people and communities along the North Atlantic coast.
  • Blue Marsh Lake visitors reminded to play it safe

    Memorial Day is the kick off weekend of the summer at Blue Marsh Lake and visitors are encouraged to have fun, stay safe, and make it home alive. Blue Marsh Lake hosts over 900,000 visits annually where people enjoy fishing, boating, hiking and more. While outdoor recreation is fun and healthy, the project staff urges our visitors to plan for the unexpected and think about these three safety tips this Memorial Day.
  • Army Corps to begin restoring LBI project

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Philadelphia District and its contractor will begin restoring the previously constructed Coastal Storm Damage Reduction project on Long Beach Island later this month.
  • Livingston Manor flood study to be aired at meeting

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the New York Department of Environmental Conservation (NYDEC), the Town of Rockland, and Sullivan County will hold a public meeting to discuss the results of a major study on flooding and ecosystem restoration in Livingston Manor. The meeting will take place on Thursday, May 9, from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m., at the Livingston Manor Firehouse.