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Sandy Aftermath

WNYC News

Sandy’s Other Toll: Fish Out Of Water

Friday, November 16, 2012

More than two weeks after Sandy devastated lives across New York and New Jersey, one strange reminder of the storm has come to light: a mass of dead fish near commuter rail train tracks in New Jersey’s Meadowlands.

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WNYC News

Tourism at South Street Seaport Hit Hard By Sandy

Friday, November 16, 2012

When Sandy blew into the South Street Seaport the night of October 29, the neighborhood's quaint red-brick buildings were quickly submerged in a raging river full of timber, debris, street signs and fuel oil.

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New Jersey News

Videos Show Flooding From Sandy at PATH Stations

Friday, November 16, 2012

Video released by the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey shows how flooding from Sandy damaged a key commuter rail line.

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WNYC News

Sandy Continues to Displace Patients, Presenting Both Challenges and Opportunities

Friday, November 16, 2012

With four local hospitals closed because of Sandy, thousands of patients are scrambling to find other medical centers to treat everything from broken bones to brain cancer. The changes are causing inconvenience to some, but could be a mixed blessing for the hospitals on the receiving end. 

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WNYC News

After Gowanus Canal Floods Its Banks, Fears of What's Left Behind

Friday, November 16, 2012

WNYC

Businesses along the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn fear toxic contamination may have tagged along with flood waters during Sandy’s vicious storm surge.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Federal Aid to the Tri-State Region

Friday, November 16, 2012

WNYC reporter Anna Sale discusses the kind of aid the region is requesting -- and the precedence for post-emergency rebuilding aid from the federal government.

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Money Talking

Money Talking: After Sandy, Who Decides How Federal Aid Is Spent?

Friday, November 16, 2012

Sandy left behind not only countless disrupted lives, but a cost in dollars that’s hard to quantify and is still being counted.

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WNYC News

As Obama Visits Staten Island, Some Residents Feel a Disconnect

Thursday, November 15, 2012

WNYC

Residents of this historically conservative borough had mixed feelings about President Barack Obama's visit to the region as recovery crawls forward. The president won Staten Island in the recent election, but the margin was 50 to 49 percent — the narrowest margin of any of the five boroughs.

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WNYC News

Obama Commits to Long-Term Rebuilding, but Not Cuomo's $30B Ask

Thursday, November 15, 2012

WNYC

President Barack Obama spent part of the day touring the New York City area to view damage left by Sandy and learn about local recovery efforts.

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WNYC News

Obama Views Sandy Recovery in Aerial Tour of City

Thursday, November 15, 2012

President Barack Obama is promising to stick with New Yorkers struggling after Superstorm Sandy, "until the rebuilding is complete."

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WNYC News

LIPA, Con Ed Subpoenaed in Sandy Probe

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The New York Attorney General's office has subpoenaed the Long Island Power Authority and Con Edison, sources familiar with the investigation told WNYC.

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New Jersey News

Hoboken Mayor Says Lack of Insurance Means 'Thousands' Will Be Homeless

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

Hoboken Mayor Dawn Zimmer said Wednesday that she estimates thousands of residents are going to be homeless because of the lack of flood insurance coverage.

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WNYC News

Public Housing Authority Workers Out in Force 2 Weeks After Storm Hits

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

The New York City Housing Authority sent hundreds of its employees to the sprawling Red Hook Houses Tuesday, where two weeks after Sandy some residents continue to lack power, heat and hot water. The workers—many of whom usually staff office jobs at the authority but volunteered to be in the field—went door to door looking for tenants in need.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Sandy Community Check-Ins

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

 

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New Jersey News

Concerns Grow Over Flooding From an NJ River That’s Also a Superfund Site

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

The Passaic River in New Jersey isn’t one of those waterways with its source in a pristine mountain lake.

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WNYC News

Cuomo Orders Investigation of Utilities Post-Sandy

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo has ordered an investigation of how utility companies prepared for and reacted to Superstorm Sandy.

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WNYC News

Quinn Proposes $20B Plan to Combat Effects of Climate Change

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Quinn remains the 2013 mayoral frontrunner and this proposal, coming just one week after the 2012 general election, may signal how presumed and declared candidates in the race for the city’s highest office will have to tackle the tough questions about what to rebuild and how to pay for it.

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WNYC News

LIPA Gets 'F' By Oversight Committee

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Long Island Power Authority is getting a failing grade by a legislative oversight committee for its performance in the aftermath of Sandy.

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WNYC News

Waterfront Development Continues Despite Storm Risk, Report Says

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Development of at-risk coastal areas in New York and New Jersey has been on the rise even as the potential for a storm surge increases, according to one report.

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WNYC News

NYC to Spend $500M to Repair Schools, Hospitals

Tuesday, November 13, 2012

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg has announced a $500 million emergency plan to pay for critical repairs to public schools and hospitals damaged by Superstorm Sandy.

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