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…
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.