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Hurricane Sandy (2012)

A collection of news and information related to Hurricane Sandy (2012) published by this site and its partners.

Top Hurricane Sandy (2012) Articles

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  • 13 states catalog culverts to protect fish, mitigate floods

    Bridges get a lot of attention when they fail, but scientists are working to eliminate what they say can be an even greater scourge, because of their sheer numbers and their effect on wildlife: culverts. These passages that carry smaller streams under...
  • June 15 Letters: Fort Eustis bridge work, Texas floods, fair elections, animal abuses, STEM

    No more delays I noted with interest that the completion date for the bridge replacement on Fort Eustis Boulelvard has once again changed. The project was due to be completed in May. For us who must travel that roadway nearly every day, it is frustrating...
  • Sen. Cory Booker signs book deal

    Sen. Cory Booker signs book deal
    With a name like his, it seemed inevitable: Cory Booker has signed a book deal. The U.S. senator will publish "United" with Ballantine Bantam Dell, an imprint of Penguin Random House, in January 2016. Booker came to national attention as the social-...
  • VA's inspector general to probe Bronx VA facility

    A Bronx medical facility serving veterans is going to be investigated over some of its purchases. The Office of the Inspector General at the federal Department of Veterans Affairs announced last week that it would look into allegations that purchase...
  • Bottlenecks force state to restore Sunrise-to-A1A turn lane

    Bottlenecks force state to restore Sunrise-to-A1A turn lane
    FORT LAUDERDALE State officials are reversing course after plans to make a popular beachside intersection friendlier and safer for pedestrians instead created a huge bottleneck. By the end of next week, the double right turn lanes from Sunrise...
  • Audit: Issues with handling of Sandy transportation money

    An audit has found the Federal Transit Administration has not fully implemented the processes and internal controls it established for awarding and overseeing Superstorm Sandy recovery money. The audit made public Tuesday was conducted by the U.S....
  • Public comment welcome as NY crafts sea-level projections

    New York residents can sound off about the sea level. State environmental officials are holding four public meetings next week about projections of future sea levels. Rising sea levels have become a larger concern in New York City and Long Island since...
  • Northampton County councilman: 'Let's just get the damn generators up' at Gracedale

    Northampton County councilman: 'Let's just get the damn generators up' at Gracedale
    After years of wrestling over how to install emergency generators at Gracedale, Northampton County officials visited the nursing home Tuesday to review the latest plans. What they saw made them angry. Two years and three directors of public works after...
  • Christie faults GOP for sounding unwelcoming to Latinos

    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie faulted his party Wednesday for its unwelcoming tone at times to minority voters. In a speech to a Latino Coalition small business conference, the potential Republican presidential contender also boasted about getting 51...
  • New Jersey home damaged by Sandy falls off supports

    Officials are trying to figure out why a New Jersey home that was damaged by Superstorm Sandy fell 15 feet off wooden supports. No one was injured in Monday's collapse in Union Beach. But the structure that Irene Serkus called home for 29 years had to be...
  • Long Island town to buy, demolish 7 Sandy-damaged houses

    A Long Island town is purchasing and demolishing seven houses damaged by Superstorm Sandy. Newsday (http://nwsdy.li/1GwoRU7 ) says Brookhaven will buy the properties from the state for $125,000. The town will keep the properties to serve as natural...