Radio station WNYC reports on what could be a model for urban flood resilience, a new development in Hamburg, Germany. The station also reported on saltwater corrosion, an after-effect of Sandy’s flooding that has caused subway tunnel closures and been implicated in a New Jersey boardwalk fire.
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg this morning unveiled a long-awaited federal Hurricane Sandy Recovery Task Force Report that warns of the need to rebuild in anticipation of future storms. Watch video of their press conference. The Associated Press reported earlier this morning that the task force report […]
Striking a tone of defiance, Mayor Michael Bloomberg said today that New York City will not retreat from its coastline despite the threat of rising sea levels and the possibility of storms more catastrophic than Hurricane Sandy.