Working Group Finds New York And New Jersey Are Not Very Well Prepared For Another Sandy-Like StormSandy was all about storm surge. The more recent storm, Ida, was all about rainfall. There is also sea level rise to consider.
Bay Park Sewage Treatment Plant Gets Long-Awaited Fix After Flooding Homes, Polluting Water Since Failing During Superstorm SandyAfter years of putrid odors and some of the worst nitrogen pollution in the country, the Bay Park Wastewater Treatment Plant, which serves half-a-million residents in Nassau County, has a long-awaited fix.
$119 Billion Sea Wall Being Considered To Protect New York, New Jersey From Storm SurgesThe 6-mile-long barrier with retractable gates would stretch from the Rockaways in Queens across New York Harbor to New Jersey to protect the area.
MTA Admits It Learned Many Lessons From Superstorm Sandy DestructionTuesday marked the seventh anniversary of Superstorm Sandy battering the Tri-State Area. Transit officials say the rebuilding efforts are far from over.
'We Need To Be Smarter': N.J. Gov. Murphy Announces Climate Resiliency PlanThe initiative focuses on long-term mitigation, adaptation and resilience of New Jersey's economy, communities, infrastructure and natural resources.
7 Years After Superstorm Sandy, Sen. Bob Menendez Aims To Revamp Flood Insurance System With New BillMenendez says his National Flood Insurance Program Reauthorization and Reform Act makes affordability a priority and sets deadlines for FEMA to respond to homeowners.
Superstorm Sandy Victims At Risk In FEMA Personal Data BreachFEMA is warning that personal data shared with a contractor that supports its transitional shelter assistance program may have been stolen.
Brook Road Park Wetland Restoration Bringing Needed Relief To Flood-Prone Long Island AreasThe ribbon cutting is on Thursday, but on Wednesday CBS2 got a sneak peak of the Brook Road Park wetland restoration.
Lawmaker Asks NYS To Investigate Hempstead Buildings Department's Handling Of Post-Sandy Rebuilding ProcessSeven years after Superstorm Sandy, one of the hardest hit towns is asking New York state to review alleged mismanagement in the rebuilding process for thousands of homes.
Long Beach, National Grid Unveil Pilot Program Designed To Prevent Shutdown Of Gas City-Wide In Event Of FloodingA unique new program will keep the gas on when the next big storm knocks out service. It's going to help the gas company pinpoint flood waters.
City's First Line Of Defense Against A Hurricane? Mayor's Office To Roll Out Sandbags In Lower ManhattanThe sandbags will be installed from the Brooklyn Bridge to Wall Street. It's about a mile and there will be 18 gaps, so pedestrians can get to the Esplanade.