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New York Storm Surge

5 Ideas for Protecting New York From The Next Sandy (Some Of Which Are A Little Nuts)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.29.2014 | Green

It’s been two years since Superstorm Sandy, and much of New York City is still vulnerable to flooding from storm surges. And as global sea levels co...

Will NYC Build A Barrier To Protect From Surges?

AP | JEFF DONN | Posted 11.25.2012 | New York

-- Think Sandy was just a 100-year storm that devastated New York City? Imagine one just as bad, or worse, every three years. Prominent planners and...

Matt Sledge

After Hurricane Sandy, The Costs Of Doing Nothing To Protect New York Come Into Focus

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- For years, the city and the state of New York commissioned reports about the dangers of rising sea levels combined with a powerful hurrica...

An Upper East Side Building Becomes an Oasis for Its Next-Door Neighbor

Ramaa Reddy Raghavan | Posted 01.05.2013 | New York
Ramaa Reddy Raghavan

On Monday, October 29, Scott Falk was worried. He had made all necessary preparations for Hurricane Sandy as his building was designated a Zone A evacuation site. But it wasn't high tide as yet and already the storm surge had caused the FDR to flood.

Joy Resmovits

Do Power Outages Have To Last This Long?

HuffingtonPost.com | Joy Resmovits | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- When Hurricane Sandy struck the East Coast, it flooded electrical substations and knocked down trees, shutting off power for 8.2 millions ...

Matt Sledge

Sandy Blackouts Worsened By Utilities Lacking 'Boots On The Ground'

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 11.02.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Two days after Hurricane Sandy walloped the East Coast, electrical utility companies warned hundreds of thousands of customers from Long I...

An Undeniable Truth

Shan Wells | Posted 10.31.2012 | Denver
Shan Wells

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Janell Ross

New York Feels Hurricane Sandy Impact In Its Subways, Bridges, Tunnels

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 10.31.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- Two days after New York City closed its subway system in the face of Hurricane Sandy, swarms of New Yorkers made their way over the Queens...

Matt Sledge

In Wake Of Hurricane Sandy, Bloomberg And Cuomo Say We Should Prepare For Climate Change

HuffingtonPost.com | Matt Sledge | Posted 10.31.2012 | Politics

NEW YORK -- A day after New York City experienced its worst storm surges in recorded history, Governor Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg said ...