Hurricane Sandy Newswire (Page 2)

Hurricane Sandy Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Hurricane Sandy. (Page 2)

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  1. After Sandy victims complain, FEMA tweaks flood programRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    After learning some hard lessons from Superstorm Sandy, the Federal Emergency Management Agency says it is reforming the way it handles appeals from disgruntled policyholders in the National Flood Insurance Program. The October 2012 storm, spawned when Hurricane Sandy merged with two other weather systems, killed people in several states but hit New York and New Jersey the hardest and is New Jersey's worst natural disaster.

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  2. Trump seeks wall at Irish golf course threatened by rising seasRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | New York Daily News

    ... ed "due to seas level rises and increased Atlantic storminess." "Everyone who experienced the devastation of hurricane Sandy knows that we can't afford a President who would ignore the biggest challenges facing us, but must tackle them

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  3. John Doyle: After disaster comes boondoggle - a cautionary taleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Globe and Mail

    Frontline: Business of Disaster examines who profited in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and tries to figure out why thousands of people are still without homes, even though billions of dollars were spent on recovery efforts. Frontline: Business of Disaster examines who profited in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2012, and tries to figure out why thousands of people are still without homes, even though billions of dollars were spent on recovery efforts.

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  4. FEMA to overhaul flood insurance program after Sandy complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Jersey Journal

    WASHINGTON - The Federal Emergency Management Agency on Monday said it would make changes to the flood insurance program following revelations that the private companies that handle claims have been s hortchanging Hurricane Sandy homeowners. The agency said it would take control of the appeals process, as it has done with the Sandy homeowners who felt they were lowballed by their insurers, and would have the power to review the legal fees and arguments used by the private companies when they are sued for denying claims.

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  5. Iconic Jersey Shore restaurant gets its blades backRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | The Newark Star-Ledger

    LONG BRANCH - For the second time in less than a year, the iconic WindMill Restaurant on Ocean Boulevard has a new set of blades. Just weeks after a new set of blades were installed on the WindMill - after the original blades were damaged in Hurricane Sandy - a Dec. 28. 2015, storm blew the blades off the building and onto the street below.

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  6. Seven Ways the City of Fort Lauderdale Is Preparing for Sea Level RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 23 | Broward-Palm Beach

    For city officials, Hurricane Sandy was was like Fort Lauderdale's real life The Day After Tomorrow.

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  7. A village named Syria in the heart of Virginia explains why many will vote TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 22 | The Washington Post

    Jimmy Graves, owner of Graves Mountain Lodge in Syria, Va., is a Trump supporter. Graves stands next the barn destroyed by Hurricane Sandy.

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  8. Remembering Tara Ryan: A Staten Island arts pioneer gets her dueRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | SILive.com

    ... Joe built their dream house, Tara got involved in local politics and ran for City Council and won. Then came Hurricane Sandy and the job became 10 times harder. Tara persevered and even built (and rebuilt) a library in town. For many people, "Think ...

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  9. Nathan's Famous Hot Dogs fun factsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | New York Daily News

    ... of potato contains more starch, which turns to sugar and lends a sweeter taste to the fries. In late 2012, Hurricane Sandy closed the Coney Island Nathan's Famous for the first time in its history. Less than six months later, the shop reopened. ...

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  10. Africa: Earth's Health Declining 'Faster Than Thought' but Action By Govts Can Reverse Trend - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... of the total ice loss. The 30 centimetres of sea level rise off New York City since 1900 likely expanded Hurricane Sandy's flood area The 30 centimetres of sea level rise off New York City since 1900 likely expanded Hurricane Sandy's flood area by ...

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  11. Paving the Road to Smart CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | PC Magazine

    ... apartment in Jersey City is about half a mile from the Hudson River, so I never worried about flooding. Then Hurricane Sandy hit. Because of the storm surge and high tide, six feet of water rose on the street outside my front door, completely ...

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  12. Menendez wants fed inquiry on Sandy road repair overrunsRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 21 | The Jersey Journal

    ... millions of dollars of what they say are questionable expenditures associated with fixing Rt. 35, damaged by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and nearing completion this month. "I didn't want the state looking into their own screw-ups," said Lesniak, in an ...

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  13. Superstorm Sandy: the Latest Wake-Up Call on Climate ChangeRead the original story

    Nov 1, 2012 | American Reporter

    It would be too facile to say that Hurricane Sandy was Mother Nature's revenge for the silence of Mitt Romney and President Obama on climate change during the presidential debates. Had one of those gentlemen taken our suggestion to address the issue, that might well have been a game-changing factor on Nov. 6. But will this massive, deadly storm that's taken at least t50 lives and has left millions without lights even tonight make a difference in the presidential election? It's too late in the game for both candidates, but if President Obama wins a second term, he would do well to make dealing with climate change as big a priority as health care reform was in his first term.

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  14. UN Assessment: Global Destruction of Mother Earth on Fast TrackRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Common Dreams

    ... exacerbated by climate change. It also notes how the impacts of climate change were vividly felt when Hurricane Sandy struck in 2012. "The 30 centimeters of sea level rise off New York City since 1900 likely expanded Hurricane Sandy's flood area by ...

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  15. Council votes to take wrecking ball to 'Shorehenge' Sandy monumentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | The Jersey Journal

    The hulking monument to Hurricane Sandy survivors derided by critics and cited by state officials as illegal is now slated for removal after the borough council approved a resolution calling for its removal, according to the borough deputy clerk. Erected on a public beach last fall, the 200-ton structure was cited in December by the NJ Department of Environmental Protection for lacking necessary coastal development permits.

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  16. Local lawmakers: From disabilities awareness to hurricane preparednessRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 20 | SILive.com

    ... past week as Hurricane Preparedness Week. "Following the devastation felt in our community as a result of Hurricane Sandy it is critically important that families are prepared in the event of another super-storm," said Malliotakis. "This resolution ...

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  17. The case for resilienceRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | Palo Alto Weekly

    ... that central generation can never do," Lewis said. As an example, he points to Long Island, New York, where Hurricane Sandy ravaged the utility infrastructure in 2012, leaving some areas without power for several months. Clean Coalition has been ...

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  18. A debate that should not drone onRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | New York Business.com

    ... risk during events such as train derailments, floods, fires and hurricanes. Imagine if we had drones during Hurricane Sandy. At Breezy Point, first responders could have used real-time video to assess flooding and fires, and perhaps even had drones ...

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  19. Happy family returns to elevated home on Greeley AvenueRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | SILive.com

    ... Thornton, 74. "I was born and raised here." Stango and Thornton were displaced for about six months after Hurricane Sandy damaged the house, leaving the basement submerged and close to five feet of water on the first floor. The house had to be ...

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  20. Vendors face charges of selling fake tickets to Statue of Liberty in New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 19 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    ... in contact with tourists who were travelling with children. The vendors surfaced as a problem after Hurricane Sandy in 2012, with as many as 50 hawking tickets in the park, at nearby subway stations and at the Staten Island Ferry terminal, said ...

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