Designing a Manhattan Superstorm Barrier That Fits Into the Neighborhood

There are 4 comments on the www.businessweek.com story from Jun 6, 2014, titled Designing a Manhattan Superstorm Barrier That Fits Into the Neighborhood. In it, www.businessweek.com reports that:

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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Guest

Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

#1 Jun 6, 2014
Feels overly ambitious.
CTM

Southbury, CT

#2 Jun 6, 2014
How is the graft and bribe charge figured in?
Bloody Bill Anderson

Kuttawa, KY

#3 Jun 6, 2014
Guest wrote:
Feels overly ambitious.
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.

Since: Aug 13

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#5 Sunday Apr 5
With global warning, we will need this on all our coast

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