Working to dewater the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel

NEW YORK –Rear Adm. Dan Abel, commander Coast Guard First District, and Army Corps of Engineers Col. Mark Deschenes, deputy commander Joint Task Force on the water, meet with tunnel response contractors and Coast Guard Strike Team members working to dewater the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel, Nov. 6, 2012. Members of the Coast Guard Atlantic, Pacific and Gulf Strike Teams and their equipment were deployed to respond to the tunnel flooding following Hurricane Sandy. U.S. Coast Guard video by Petty Officer 2nd Class Erik Swanson.