WASHINGTON – The U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers will host a media teleconference March
24 at 3 p.m. (eastern standard time) to discuss its interim
policy for Determining Eligibility Status of Flood Risk Management Projects for
the Rehabilitation Program Pursuant to Public Law (P.L.) 84-99.
As a result of public
feedback and interest, USACE initiated a comprehensive review of the
Rehabilitation Program. The USACE will make
changes to the Rehabilitation Program to better synchronize the Flood Risk
Management and Levee Safety Program activities. One of the changes includes revising Rehabilitation
Program eligibility criteria to promote broader flood risk management
Professional Engineer Tammy Conforti, USACE Levee Safety Program
manager, will provide an overview of the interim policy and respond to
Contact Pete Pierce at the phone number or
email above for the teleconference dial in information and a copy of the
interim policy, which will be available March 24 at 8 a.m. (EDT) and
embargoed until 3 p.m. (EDT).
Release no. 14-010