Designing a Manhattan Superstorm Barrier That Fits Into the Neighborhood
A plan to build a 10-mile barrier dubbed the "Big U" to defend New York from the next superstorm received $355 million in federal funding this week.
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#1 Jun 6, 2014
Feels overly ambitious.
#2 Jun 6, 2014
How is the graft and bribe charge figured in?
#3 Jun 6, 2014
I'm sure somebody said that about the National Road, Erie Canal, the Transcontinental Telegraph, Transcontinental Railroad, Panama Canal, Brooklyn Bridge, and Golden Gate Bridge too, just to name a few "overly ambitious" American projects. When it comes to building things, Americans have never been conservative. No reason to start now.
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#5 Sunday Apr 5
With global warning, we will need this on all our coast
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