FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01-45
Contact: Geoff Ryan
Miele Leads Army Corps Tour of WTC
On October 4th, Commissioner Joel A. Miele Sr., P.E., of the New York City
Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) led a tour of the World Trade
Center disaster area with Assistant Secretary of the Army Paul M. Parker,
and Lt. General Robert B. Flowers, Brig. General Stephen Rhoades (front row
right to left) and other Army Corps of Engineers officials. The officials
discussed security issues related to the City's water supply and its infrastructure.
In another security development, the State has assigned 38 Correction Officers
to temporary duty with DEP's Police. The officers will provide security
at various fixed posts in the watersheds of the City's reservoirs.