Richard P Dyer

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Hurricane Sandy victims feel forgotten in state's recovery efforts, new poll says

The New Jersey residents most severely impacted by Hurricane Sandy feel ignored by the state’s recovery efforts and say friends, family and neighbors …

Hurricane Sandy: One Year Later

More than two months after Hurricane Sandy, Nicole Chati and her neighbors stood in front of a sad collection of aid tents in a beachfront park …

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9 Key Findings From the Sandy Task Force

The report (PDF) by the Obama-appointed task force recommends 69 policy initiatives, most of which focus on mitigation. It was unveiled by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Shaun Donovan in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, today.<p>It also finds 650,000 homes were damaged or …

Sea Level Rise Tool for Sandy Recovery

Planning Today for Sea Level Rise Tomorrow<p>Online Maps Help People Consider Risks in Planning for Sandy Reconstruction<p><i>Sea level rise planning maps</i> …

Opinion: Movable barriers can protect South Shore

More than 100 municipal officials, planners, engineers, architects and community leaders gathered in Long Beach last Thursday to discuss how Long …

Photos, video: Cuomo's NY Rising to pump $25 million into Staten Island neighborhoods rebounding from Sandy

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- An eight-month state and borough effort that will award Staten Island $25 million to pay for a host of upgrades under the …

City to Study Permeable Roadway and Sidewalk Materials

NEW YORK—The City Council Transportation Committee approved a bill on Sept. 23 mandating a study on permeable roadway and sidewalk …

Stronger than the storm

“NO ONE can ever replace what Pat Dresch has lost,” says Brad Gair, who heads the housing recovery operations set up by New York City after Hurricane …

NYC hurricane expert: “Sandy wasn’t the Big One”

One year ago today, Superstorm Sandy was just a twinkle in meteorologists’ eyes. The storm, which kicked up from a low-pressure area in the Caribbean …

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Superstorm Sandy, a year later

<i>New York</i><p>As the one-year anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaches, New York City officials on Tuesday acknowledged that many residents are still …

Were Toms River, Jersey Shore Shortchanged in Sandy Recovery?

$100 million from North Jersey flood in 1999, but no state money for Sandy; New funding measures may be introduced by 2014, legislators say<p>Despite …