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A Year Later, Hurricane Sandy's Effects Still Linger In New Jersey

Huffington Post: To be sure, remarkable progress has been made in recovering from one of the worst storms ever to hit New Jersey and the second-costliest in the nation's history at $65 billion, trailing only Hurricane Katrina's $125 billion cost. Tens of millions of ...
US spends £2.2bn on east coast resilience post Hurricane Sandy

- 1 week ago @ nce.co.uk: “We've made great progress rebuilding critical transit connections since Hurricane Sandy, and we want to make sure no one pays for these repairs twice,” said transport secretary Anthony Foxx. “While no one can predict the future with certainty, we ...

SEPTA gets millions for Superstorm Sandy repairs

- 1 week ago @ phillytrib.com: “These funds will play a vital role in helping SEPTA rebuild from the damage done by Hurricane Sandy and create a stronger foundation to protect against future storms,” said Casey, who serves as chairman of the subcommittee on Employment and ...

Newswire: Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster Inequality

- 6 days ago @ greenecountydemocrat.com: The incidents were separated by more than 1,300 miles, seven years, and two extreme weather events: Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Sandy. But a new Web media project titled, Katrina/Sandy, juxtaposes the storms to suggest that disastrous scenes like ...

N.Y. Federal Judge Dismisses Insurer's Hurricane Sandy Subrogation Action

- 6 days ago @ harrismartin.com: NEW YORK — A New York federal judge has dismissed an insurer's claims against a freight forwarder seeking contribution for more than $75,000 in cargo damage caused by Hurricane Sandy, finding they are not factually supported. In a Sept. 16 order ...

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$2.1M grant to assist fishing businesses affected during Sandy - NBC40.net

More than $2-million will soon be available to small New Jersey fishing businesses that suffered damages during Hurricane Sandy.

Sandy grant program open to N.J. fishing businesses

The Hurricane Sandy grants are part of a $2.1 million program open to bait-and-tackle shops, commercial dealers, commercial fisherman, for-hire party and charter boat operators, marinas and those involved in shell-fishing and aquaculture.

MANVILLE: Hurricane Floyd began run of battering storms

On Sept. 17, 1999, Manville residents woke up to find water everywhere as Hurricane Floyd’s 10 to 12 inches of rain forced the Raritan and Millstone rivers over their banks.

Garrett mailing touting efforts to help Sandy victims draws flak from Democrats

Rep. Scott Garrett initially balked at spending $50 billion for Superstorm Sandy recovery aid, but voted for it at the last moment in January 2013. Now his reelection campaign is touting his efforts to help storm victims and Democrats are crying foul.

Hurricane Sandy: Courts Begin Issuing Insurance Rulings

Law.com: We are approaching the two-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, which charged up the East Coast in late October 2012. To mark the occasion, in our most recent Corporate Insurance Law column, we examine some of the more interesting Sandy-related ...

Hurricanes Katrina and Sandy: Disaster inequality

WASHINGTON (NNPA) — Just before Labor Day 2005, the world was stunned as images of Gulf Coast citizens, trudged through chaos and stagnant floodwaters, strewn with the debris of wrecked buildings and storm-tossed earth.

Hurricane Sandy Grants Positive For Transit Credits

Bond Buyer: Hurricane Sandy Grants Positive For Transit Credits. by Jim Watts. SEP 29, 2014 1:58pm ET. Federal grants awarded to transit systems damaged by Hurricane Sandy will reduce the financial strain from future storms, Moody's said.

Converted, new Northville tanks to hold 4.8M gallons of gas

Remember the gasoline shortage that followed Hurricane Sandy? Things like that could be less likely to happen after future storms, given a proposal to store more than 4.8 million gallons of gas in Northville holding tanks that now contain oil. The plan for the 287-acre United Riverhead Terminals property on Sound Shore Road will be […]

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FUTURE DISASTERS BY FLEEING..

NJ Braces For Future Disasters By Fleeing, And Fortifying, The Coast

KPBS: When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, Little Ferry, N.J., and other coastal New Jersey communities suffered devastating floods. Now, Little Ferry is one of five communities slated to get a protective berm as part of the New Meadowlands ...

NJ Braces For Future Disasters By Fleeing, And Fortifying, The Coast

KQED: It has been nearly two years since Hurricane Sandy crashed ashore in New Jersey, devastating cities throughout the region. As cities and towns along the coast consider how to prepare for future weather patterns, and avert the kind of damage that ...

N.J. Braces For Future Disasters By Fleeing, And Fortifying, The Coast

When Hurricane Sandy hit the East Coast in 2012, Little Ferry, N.J., and other coastal New Jersey communities suffered devastating floods. Now, Little Ferry is one of five communities slated to get a protective berm as part of the New Meadowlands ...

N.J. Braces For Future Disasters By Fleeing, And Fortifying, The Coast

Federal funds are supporting two different disaster-prevention approaches — coastal retreat, or people leaving flood zones, and coastal defense, or building infrastructure to protect at-risk areas.

HURRICANE SANDY..

Chilling insurance company report: Forget Hurricane Sandy, worst is yet to come

Shore News Today: A new insurance company report cautions that Hurricane Sandy was nothing more than a harsh reminder that more powerful storms – like the 156-mph Norfolk-Long Island Hurricane of 1821 - await the Jersey Shore./Swiss Re A new insurance company ...

CD 5 race: Cho, Bergen Dems slam Garrett's Hurricane Sandy campaign mailer

PolitickerNJ: RIDGEWOOD - Roy Cho, the Democratic candidate in the Fifth Congressional District, assailed a recently-issued campaign mailer from Republican incumbent U.S. Rep. Scott Garrett that centered on post-Hurricane Sandy aid. In the mailer, the Garrett ...

After Hurricane Sandy, NJ Cities Rethink Proximity To The Water

NPR: BLOCK: It's been nearly two years since hurricane Sandy crashed ashore in New Jersey, devastating cities throughout the region. (SOUNDBITE OF VARIOUS NEWS REPORTS). UNIDENTIFIED MAN #5: The wind has picked up, the rain us really coming ...

Laurie Anderson and Kronos Quartet Salvage Songs from Hurricane Sandy

Hyperallergic: Laurie Anderson was already working on a cycle of songs with Kronos Quartet when on October 29, 2012, Hurricane Sandy rose the Hudson River into her West Village home. The 110-minute piece — Landfall, which opened this week at the Brooklyn ...

Thought Sandy Was Bad? Revisit This 1821 Hurricane

For all the talk of 2012's Hurricane Sandy being a superstorm, a new report warns that a future repeat of the hurricane that struck New York City in 1821 would be far more devastating. Continue reading →

The A.M.I. Helps Long Island Marine Companies Recover Lost Revenue by Making Them Aware of NY Rising Grants Still ...

The Association of Marine Industries (A.M.I.) is actively helping Long Island marine based companies recover lost revenue from Hurricane Sandy through NY Rising, a designated New York State funding program. The A.M.I. is making a strong push to ensure that NY Marine based companies are aware of the program as a large number of grants are still available in the 4th quarter of 2014. (PRWeb ...

In the Shadow of Hurricane Sandy, Green Crown Energy Expert Paul Errigo to Speak at the HFMA Expo on the Human ...

38th Annual New Jersey Healthcare Financial Management Association (NJ HFMA) to be updated on latest developments in Cogeneration (CHP). (PRWeb September 27, 2014) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2014/09/prweb12203912.htm

EAST COAST..

Superstorm Sandy Not 'The Big One, ' So East Coast Must Plan For $100 Billion

The Weather Channel: "Hurricane Sandy was obviously a terrible event for the Northeast United States, but it really was not the worst-case scenario," Dr. Megan Linkin, a natural hazards expert for Swiss Re and the report's author, said in an interview with The Huffington Post.

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