PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release: January 13, 2017

The U.S Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) New York District (District), in partnership with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) announces the extension of the review period for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report/Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Rahway River Flood Risk Management Study for an additional 15 days. A notice of availability for the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement was published in the December 9, 2016 issue of the Federal Register.

Comments on the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report/EIS are due 7 February 2017. Comments received by the due date will assist in the agency’s evaluation of the project changes and will be reflected in the project record.

The Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and EIS, and instructions for submitting written and email comments are available on the New York Districts website at:

www.nan.usace.army.mil/Rahway

General questions regarding the Rahway River Basin Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study can be directed to Ms. Rifat Salim, Project Manager, Rifat.Salim@usace.army.mil, 917-790-8215.

All written comments, including contact information, will be made a part of the administrative record, available to the public under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The Administrative Record, or portions thereof, may also be posted on a Corps of Engineers’ Internet website. Due to resource limitations, this office generally cannot acknowledge receipt of comments or respond to individual letters of comments.

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