New York's 33 public housing developments will get $3 billion from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, its largest grant ever, to repair damage from Hurricane Sandy and to protect against a... To view the full story, click the title link.
Consultants raked in at least $17 million while victims of Hurricane Sandy waited for help from the bungled Build it Back program.
A $3 billion bonanza from FEMA will go to repair and upgrade city public housing projects damaged by Hurricane Sandy.
James Keady will not “sit down and shut up.” Keady held up a sign on the second anniversary of Hurricane Sandy, urging Governor Chris Christie to “Stay in New Jersey & finish the job.” Keady — who was told off by Christie in October…at a press conference in Belmar — is launching a campaign for Assembly [...]
Uh, way to keep the eye on the ball, FEMA and other federal aid agencies. Way to go…funding illegal marijuana factories with $1 million of taxpayer dollars!
At the start of hurricane season in June, the Virginia-based Nature Conservancy will release a study showing how New York's natural defenses can be used with infrastructure improvements to help... To view the full story, click the title link.
WASHINGTON -- In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (R) famously declared in tourism ads that the state was "stronger than the storm." The question going into the 2016 Republican presidential primary isShow More Summary
In 2012, Hurricane Sandy munched Shore Road along Fort Tilden, and the National Park Service is turning to the community for suggestions on how it should be rebuilt. But while fishermen and Breezy Point residents have readily offered their input, other users of the park (Brooklyn, where are you?) have thus far been silent. [ more › ]
Lower Manhattan is getting nearly $15 million to prepare for future storms the size of Hurricane Sandy.
Over two years later, people who lost ther homes in the storm are still living in tents
WASHINGTON — The Federal Emergency Management Agency has agreed to reopen claims filed by nearly 142,000 homeowners whose properties were damaged by Hurricane Sandy. Agency officials will review the claims filed by any of the 141,800 homeowners with federal flood insurance who ask them to do so,...
“I’ll deal with you here the same way as I deal with you in New Jersey,” Christie told the protestors. The post Displaced Hurricane Sandy Victims Protest Christie In Iowa appeared first on ThinkProgress.
Watch me with WJLP3TV's Larry Mendte, discussing Governor Christie, Hurricane Sandy recovery and running for the NJ Legislature.
New York is slowly but surely coming back to life after being battered by Hurricane Sandy. Nearly all of Manhattan has electricity, and subway lines are being restored. But not every area of the city is faring so well. As The New York Times noted on Saturday, many of the city’s public housing facilities — [ … ]
How would the city’s housing stock respond, though, to a weather “event” in the near future, before we all installed triple-glazed windows — something like Hurricane Sandy or approximating it, causing power failures — during a period not of moderate temperatures, but of extreme cold or heat? What if electrical supplies had shut down during […]
From commentor Johannes: I’m writing again on behalf of the group of volunteers that run the cat colonies at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. Back after Hurricane Sandy, the Balloon Juice community supported the repair work that has kept the colonies flourishing these past two years, and helped us find a home for Sanders, the sweet [Read more...] This space reserved for your ad.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency is working on settling litigation with hundreds of Hurricane Sandy victims who challenged denials or alleged underpayments of flood insurance claims. Brad... To view the full story, click the title link.
In a new report issued Tuesday, scientists painted a picture that could be even more frightening than the damage caused by Hurricane Sandy
Lawyers in suits related to the storm say they have found at least 500 cases in which engineering reports were altered to minimize payments.
So much for that hug. In 2012 weeks before the November election Chris Christie met and hugged Obama after the Sandy disaster. Christie praised Obama and thanked him for his leadership. Obama went on to win reelection days later. But … Continue reading ?