Tag: Superstorm Sandy

Local officials issued warnings as the storm reached major hurricane status.

For Long Islanders, it is an all-too-familiar scenario. A storm hits, trees topple and the lights go off. But it is too easy to place the blame solely on PSEG Long Island because this problem started long before they took over the grid.

“In this day and age, we should not be dumping treated effluent into the bays."

The funding "is just what they need to rebuild and make crucial repairs and upgrades."

The federal government has approved the first phase of a potential $13-million hazard mitigation project in Long Beach designed to improve the city’s Superstorm...

“Simply repairing our homes to their previous state can no longer suffice.”

"This situation is unfortunate, but not surprising."

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

Forty-million alone would go to Island Park.

“It does take a village to help a community rebuild."