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Sen. Charles Schumer announcing beach rebuilding plans on Staten Island March 4, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Beach Restoration Project Fast-Tracked For Staten Island

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.

03/04/2013

Irvington Mayor Brian Smith with the Hudson River behind him - Feb. 19, 2013 (credit: Monica Miller / WCBS 880)

Hudson Mayors Want Army Corps Help In Preventing Flooding From Future Storm

Businesses and mayors along the Hudson River are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to include them in their study to prevent disasters like superstorm Sandy.

02/19/2013

Truck building temporary sand mounds on the beach in Sea Girt, N.J. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Sandy Aid To Fund Dredging, Beach Replenishment On Long Island’s South Shore

Officials have called the dredging project a win-win that will help get beaches on Long Island ready for the upcoming summer season.

02/04/2013

Schumer On Shoreline Protection

Schumer: Sandy Aid Bill Will Help Critical Shore Protection Projects

The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.

01/27/2013

A Seastreak Ferry passes the Highlands Bridge (credit: Borough of Highlands)

Post-Sandy Proposal To Raise Downtown Gets Mixed Reviews In Highlands

In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.

01/24/2013

Vice President Joe Biden and New Jersey Lt. Gov. Kim Guadagno survey damage from Sandy in Seaside Heights - Nov. 18, 2012 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Stories From Main Street: Christie Pushes Sand Dunes On The Jersey Shore

Now that federal aid for recovery from Sandy is on the way, Gov. Chris Christie wants dunes from Cape May to Sandy Hook.

01/21/2013

Sandy Debris Burning

City Burns Debris From Sandy In Brooklyn, Some Residents Voice Concern

Getting rid of the debris was a major mission a month after Superstorm Sandy, and in Brooklyn on Wednesday, some of the debris was going up in smoke.

11/28/2012

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Tri-State Area Officials Thinking Of New Ways To Prevent Future Superstorm Devastation

As the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one — and what can be done to limit the damage.

11/13/2012

Traffic on I-95 in Norwalk - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: CT DOT)

Four Connecticut Counties Declared Disaster Areas As Outages Reduced

Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.

10/31/2012

Mayor Bloomberg tours some of the areas hit hardest by Hurricane Sandy on October 30, 2012 (credit: Edward Reed)

NYPD Making Its Presence Known; Mayor Calls Sandy ‘Storm Of Historic Intensity’

The megastorm Sandy caused 13-foot storm surges in the city. The storm also downed trees and knocked out power to thousands.

10/30/2012

Isaac Hits New Orleans, Gulf Coast (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images News)

Isaac Causing Big Problems, But Proving To Be Far Weaker Than Katrina

Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.

08/29/2012

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Rockaway Beach Community Torn Over Beach Rebuilding Project

A new plan to use extra sand to shore up an eroded section of Rockaway Beach has residents in an uproar.

06/25/2012

Lower, Lower Manhattan

Plan: Extend Manhattan To Governors Island, With Help From Army Corps Of Engineers

We have SoHo and NoHo. Now there’s talk of “LoLo.” It’s the new neighborhood that would be developed along the southern tip of Manhattan.

11/23/2011

Greenburgh Town Supervisor Paul Feiner (file / credit: Judith Ebenstein / Town of Greenburgh)

Greenburgh Acting To Prevent Future Flooding

Chronic flooding along the rivers in Westchester County has towns and villages fed up.

09/23/2011

(credit: Julie Shapiro, DNAinfo.com)

UES Residents, Lawmakers Protest Proposed Garbage Station Along East River

Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney says after years of revitalizing the East River waterfront, building a garbage station would damage the health and safety of those living in the residential neighborhood.

08/20/2011

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