Tag: National Park Service
  • November

    D.C. Silver Jackets recognized as climate change leader by Cities100

    The District of Columbia Silver Jackets flood-fighting team has been selected to be highlighted in the global publication Cities100 that names 100 concrete city programs to address climate change that can be scaled and replicated across the world.
  • D.C. Silver Jackets hosts tabletop exercise for flood emergencies in the District

    The District of Columbia’s interagency flood-fighting team completed a tabletop exercise to test the effectiveness of plans laid out in the District’s revised Flood Emergency Manual Nov. 3, 2015. This manual details how federal, District, and public agencies will respond to flood emergencies in the District and the nearby vicinity, including emergency closures and the operation of the 17th Street closure structure that is part of the Potomac Park Levee.