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In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.
Now that federal aid for recovery from Sandy is on the way, Gov. Chris Christie wants dunes from Cape May to Sandy Hook.
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.
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.
Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.
The megastorm Sandy caused 13-foot storm surges in the city. The storm also downed trees and knocked out power to thousands.
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.
A new plan to use extra sand to shore up an eroded section of Rockaway Beach has residents in an uproar.
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.
Chronic flooding along the rivers in Westchester County has towns and villages fed up.
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.
The 1,500 rounds of ammo, a three-inch projectile, and cartridges were discovered in the waters near the Brooklyn tower of the bridge last October.
Mario Romain, a football alum, is part of a group suing to get the school a regulation field. He says it is amazing that the renovations could lead to the same mistake.
Homeowner Frank DeVito said that when he and his family first moved into the area, they had a “wonderful beach.” With 60 feet of the beach now eroded, DeVito blamed the jetties.
The 151-foot-high road deck on the span is not high enough to accommodate the next generation of larger container ships.