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Bloomberg says city will rebuild smarter along shore
Bloomberg says city will rebuild smarter along shore
News Billy Rennison 12/06/2012 at 12:52PM

Despite record storm surges, Mayor Michael Bloomberg vowed to rebuild along the shore, but said it must be “smarter, stronger and more sustainable.” Bloomberg made the remarks at the New York Marriott Downtown to an audience that included former Vice President Al Gore. “Let me be clear: We are not going to abandon the waterfront,” [...]

Preventing another Sandy
Preventing another Sandy
News Alexa Altman 11/20/2012 at 12:58PM

With climate change entering the common lexicon, politicians and environmental advocates believe preventative measures are necessary to ensure New York City is protected from future storms. Last week, City Council Speaker Christine Quinn proposed a series of mechanisms to shield the city against flooding and storms by strengthening buildings, energy and sewer systems, mass transit [...]