NYC Makes Big Plans To Protect Against Future Hurricanes

nyc skyline

See the article titled Levees, removable walls part of $20 billion plan to protect NYC from storms, climate change.

And this article from the NY Daily News: Bloomberg rolls out $20 billion plan to protect city from natural disasters

Issue of new Flood Maps and Their Effect on Rebuilding, from ProPublica.

From the NYTimes on June 13, an article about the need for a major overhaul of local building codes.

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2 Responses to NYC Makes Big Plans To Protect Against Future Hurricanes

  1. recoverydiva says:

    Hi Dr. Tom: Good point.
    Nor’easter storms bring both wind and water.

  2. Why do we always prepare for what has already happened? What if the next devastating storm in NYC is caused by 200 mph winds?

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