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Engel Meets with Army Corps in DC to Discuss Flood Control

WASHINGTON, D.C.—Congressman Eliot Engel, a top member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, welcomed Colonel Thomas Asbery, Commander and District Engineer, of the New York District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to his Washington D.C. office to discuss flood control and dredging projects affecting Westchester and the Bronx.

Among the topics covered in the meeting was a proposal to alleviate persistent flooding issues in Mamaroneck by widening, deepening and lengthening the Sheldrake and Mamaroneck Rivers, constructing retaining walls, and building a culvert under the railroad station parking lot.  
Congressman Engel testified in favor of the proposal last year in front of the Army Corps’ Civil Works Review Board. The proposal received preliminary approval from the Army Corps of Engineers last month, and Congressman Engel and Colonel Asbery discussed ways to continue moving the project forward.
Rep. Engel also spoke wi…

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Deploys 300 New York National Guard Service Members to Help Areas Impacted by Winter Weather

Directs Rapid Response Teams to be Prepared for Downed Wires, Power Outages Due to Potential Wind Gusts and Heavy, Wet Snowfall
Activates State Emergency Operations Center and Urges New Yorkers to Prepare for Winter Weather Through Wednesday Evening
Tractor Trailers Banned on New York State Thruway from Exit 17 in Newburgh to the New York City Line
Other Tractor Trailer Restrictions Include Portions of I-84, I-684, I-287, and I-95

NEW YORK- Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today declared a state of emergency for Putnam, Rockland, Westchester, Nassau and Suffolk counties, and all of New York City ahead of the coastal storm, which is expected to bring heavy, wet snow downstate through Wednesday evening. 
The Governor also announced 300 New York National Guard service members have been activated and will be deployed to areas impacted by the storm. Following r…

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