ountry Music Recording Artist Gary West is partnering with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to remind everyone to “Wear Your Life Jacket” especially during the Labor Day Weekend holiday. He encourages boaters, fishermen, adults and kids to wear your life jacket when boating and recreating at area lakes, to be attentive and to wear a life jacket. Everyone including the media is encouraged to share this Gary West water safety video on social media. For more information go to www.pleasewearit.com. (USACE Video by Mark Rankin)
Taken: 09.02.2016 | Video by Mark Rankin
RACOON MOUNTAIN, Tenn. (Oct. 20, 2016) – State and Federal agency representatives that make up the Tennessee Silver Jacket program toured the Raccoon Mountain Pumped-Storage Facility just outside of Chattanooga, Tenn., Oct. 19. Tennessee Valley Authority members hosted the group, which requested to visit the unique state-of-the art hydropower facility during their scheduled quarterly meeting held in Chattanooga. “This is a great opportunity for many of us to see a pump storage facility, how it works and how it differs from Corps hydropower facilities and equipment,” said Lacy Thomason, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Nashville District, Planning Branch, project manager. Fil Martinez, Raccoon Mountain Facility hydro operator,...
10.21.2016 | CHATTANOOGA , TN, US | Story by Mark Rankin