The idea is that man-made islands would take the first impact of a future storm.
This week, Tri-State Area lawmakers are pushing for major funding to rebuild after Superstorm Sandy. It has been nearly six weeks since the storm hit and thousands of people are still homeless and without power.
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said Saturday afternoon that a lot of work still remains to repair the damage wrought by Superstorm Sandy, but tremendous progress has been made.