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WNYC News

Inside or Outside? Two Ways to Protect Jamaica Bay

Thursday, March 19, 2015

The massive recreation and residential area on the Atlantic got soaked from Sandy. It will cost more than $2 billion to prevent it from happening again.

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WNYC News

Summer Is Construction Season in the Rockaways

Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Welcome to the new beach season in the Rockaways. But beware the backhoes.

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6 Things That Changed Since Sandy—And 5 That Haven't

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Lots of quick, but limited, changes have taken root since Sandy. But the big challenges still remain.

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The 'Most Expensive Beach in America' Gets More So

Tuesday, June 18, 2013

This summer the beaches in the Rockaways may be more crowded than in past years. That's because there is less beach to bask on: Sandy made it a lot narrower. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will start to replace that lost sand, making the most expensive beach in America even more costly.

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Army Corps Envisioned Hurricane Walls for NYC 50 Years Ago

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Studies calling for levees, flood gates that would have protected Staten Island, Coney Island and the Rockaway fell by the wayside due to lack of money, neighborhood opposition and environmental concerns.

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Big Army Corps Study Looks at Depopulating Coast

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

A $20 million study by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on how to protect the Northeast from future hurricanes is going to look at a radical idea: relocating people who live too close to the water further inland.

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Rockaway Beaches Won't Be Back to Normal for Summer: Army Corps

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Beaches in the Rockaways may not be back to pre-Sandy conditions by the start of summer, according to an official at the Army Corps of Engineers who updated residents of the hard-hit neighborhood during a community board meeting Tuesday night.

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The Takeaway

Pumping Out the Water that Hurricane Sandy Pumped In

Thursday, November 01, 2012

One of the daunting tasks after Hurricane Sandy is how to drain out all the floodwaters caused by the massive storm. Chris Gardner, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers in New York, has been pumping water out from the subway system and transportation in New York City.

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