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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE01-45

October 12,2001

Contact: Geoff Ryan (718/595-6600)

Commissioner Miele Leads Army Corps Tour of WTC

Commissioner 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.

 

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