Who: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Charleston District
What: The Charleston District is holding a public information meeting to explore concepts that could reduce risk from sea level rise, storm surge and tidal flooding on the Charleston Peninsula.
When: Thursday, January 31st; media interviews from 4:45 – 5:15 pm, public information meeting from 5:00 – 7:00 pm; remarks at 5:30 pm.
Where: Citadel Alumni Center, 69 Hagood Ave., Charleston, SC
Why: The Charleston District is currently studying cost-effective, long-term solutions to reduce the risk of coastal flooding damages on the peninsula. This meeting provides the public the opportunity to learn more about the study process and schedule, to interact with team members and provide written and electronic input. Remarks will be given at 5:30 pm by Lt. Col. Jeffrey Palazzini, Charleston District Engineer and Commander, and Mayor John Tecklenburg, City of Charleston.
Contact: Glenn Jeffries, Charleston District public affairs chief, 843-329-8123.
Release no. 19-001