Tag: FEMA

An Inside Look At How Skelos Trial Exposed Slimy Side Of...

Context was often lost between the pace of coverage and testimony jumping around between dates, blurring significant moments in the timeline of the conspiracy. Seen in full, it offers a revealing look at the raw power that money has in The Empire State's politics, and the abuse of this state's most trusted offices to capitalize on this power toward a lawmaker's personal objectives.

Schumer Pitches a New Way to Help Fund Bay Park’s Badly...

The pipe would be an addition to the sewage treatment plant that is already being rebuilt after being flooded by 9 feet of water during Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

Bay Park Plant Outfall Pipe Funding Rejected Again

FEMA's decision will most likely force the county to look elsewhere for the desired funding.

Nassau Makes Case for FEMA Funds to Improve Bay Park Plant

The county is seeking $690 million to construct an ocean outfall pipe.

$61M in Storm Grants Proposed for Long Island

Forty-million alone would go to Island Park.

Will Bay Park Sewage Plant be Fixed Before Next Big Storm?

Nassau officials held their first public hearing on a nearly $1 billion plant repair project this week.

$1.4B in Sandy Aid to Rebuild Long Island Electric Grid

The money will pay for elevating substations and placing some power lines underground, officials said.

Valley Stream Man Stole FEMA Sandy Funds, Feds Say

“They submitted false claims to FEMA and lined their pockets with money."

Nassau Lobbies Feds for More Bay Park Sandy Aid

“This project may be the single most important thing we can do to protect homeowners and the environment."

Long Island Marks 6 Months Since Sandy

“Sandy to some people is gone, it’s passed. We live it out there every single minute of the day.”
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