Sandy Rebuild

New Jersey News

Sandy Rebuild's Invisible Victims

Wednesday, November 27, 2013

New Jersey Public Radio
NJ Spotlight

Whenever disasters strike, day laborers are often among the first to report to the front lines of the recovery effort.  But disaster work for immigrants  can be fraught with danger, safety violations and worker abuses.



Contest Finalists Envision New Barriers for Regional Storm Protection

Friday, November 15, 2013

From an eight-mile protective barrier to specially-designed reefs, firms are competing to improve regional defenses against future storms.


New Jersey News

What's with the No-Show Storm Czar?

Monday, November 04, 2013


The guy appointed by Gov. Chris Christie to direct New Jersey's recovery from Sandy doesn't make public appearances or take calls from the press.

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New Jersey News

Sandy Rebuild Slowed by Permit Logjam

Wednesday, October 02, 2013


Homeowners trying to repair or rebuild after Sandy have endured long waits to receive insurance checks or government aid and contractors have more work than they can actually do. Then, the last big hurdle can be obtaining the necessary approvals and permits from towns' zoning and building departments.