Stormproofing The City: Where Have the Billion Allocated for Sandy Relief Been Spent?

Ortley Beach and Lavallette, NJ. Aerial pictures of New Jersey’s coast, after superstorm Sandy devastated the area. Photo courtesy of: © Program for the Study of Developed Shorelines (PSDS) / WCU


After hurricane Sandy hit, Congress granted federal agencies a total of $48b for disaster recovery. Two years later, much of it still hasn’t been spent…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK

Hurricane Sandy Relief Bill Fails to Face Coastal Realities, by Robert S. Young,

Rebuilding the Shores, Increasing the Risks, The New York Times

Shoring Up the Nation’s Crumbling Coastlines

Sandy Reminds Us of Coastal Hazards, by Pr. Robert Young

“Why Americans Are Flocking To Their Sinking Shores Even As The Risks Mount – PART II: Against The tide,” From the: “Water’s Edge: the Crisis Of Rising Sea Levels – PART II,” A Report By Reuters

Reuters’ Water’s Edge Report – PART I: Insidious Invasion: “As The Seas Rise, A Slow-Motion Disaster Gnaws At America’s Shores” By Reuters(09-05-2014)
A Reuters analysis finds that flooding is increasing along much of the nation’s coastline, forcing many communities into costly, controversial struggles with a relentless foe.

After Hurricane Sandy, One Man Tries To Stop The Reconstruction, Outside Magazine