Flood Walls For Subways And Sea Barriers Along Coasts

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MTA New York City Transit preparations for Hurricane Sandy. Photo source: ©© MTA NYC

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A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report Friday that calls for flood walls in subways, water pumps at airports and sea barriers along the coast…

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