NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Feb. 21, 2013) –The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, issued the following statement responding to U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander’s announcement today at Old Hickory Lock and Dam.
“The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, was honored to host U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander today at Old Hickory Lock and Dam. During Senator's Alexander's visit, members of the District had the opportunity to show him the hazards (to include spilling and generating releases) within the proposed restricted areas and discuss the District's commitment to providing for the Public Safety while coming into compliance with ER 1130-2-520. As to the proposed legislation that Senator Alexander announced, the Corps cannot comment on pending or proposed legislation.”
Release no. 13-007