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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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Transportation Nation

A Train Service to the Rockaways To Begin May 30

Thursday, May 16, 2013

A train service over Jamaica Bay will resume seven months after Sandy washed away the tracks.

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WNYC News

From Salt Marshes to Sea Barriers, Preparing for the Next Sandy Defense

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

“If Sandy had happened three weeks before when it did,” she said, “we would have lost the Belt Parkway.”

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WNYC News

Oil Spill Cleanup Continues in Brooklyn Waterway

Monday, October 01, 2012

About 130 private recreational boats are in need of serious cleaning, following the spill of about 1,100 gallons of oil mixed with liquid concrete into a waterway in southeast Brooklyn.

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WNYC News

City, Feds Team Up to Improve Jamaica Bay

Monday, July 16, 2012

Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Interior Secretary Ken Salazar on Tuesday signed an agreement to have the city and federal park agencies work “seamlessly” together in efforts to improve and expand the usage of 10,000 acres of parkland in Jamaica Bay.

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WNYC News

City, Feds Working on Master Plan for Jamaica Bay Clean Up

Friday, October 28, 2011

The U.S. Department of the Interior and the Bloomberg administration have agreed to come up with a master plan to improve the more than 10,000 acres of Jamaica in southern Brooklyn and Queens.

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WNYC News

Operation Clean Bay

Thursday, February 05, 2009

The National Park Service runs a program that rescues abandoned boats from the Jamaica Bay and tows them to Floyd Bennett Field. The discarded boats can be a real environmental bad trip -- spilling all sorts of fuel and harmful chemicals into local ...

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