People in the Rockaways said they want better infrastructure than before Hurricane Sandy, but New York City officials have been slow to provide it.
By Andrew Bossone
On this edition for Sunday, Oct. 29, Puerto Rico calls to cancel a $300 million utility contract to restore its power after a federal investigation was launched to see if Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has ties to it. Then, residents…
By PBS NewsHour
Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy decimated the East Coast, killing at least 60 people and causing an estimated $70 billion in property damage. It’s forced residents in Sea Bright, New Jersey to decide whether to support pricey taxpayer projects to…
By PBS NewsHour, Stephanie Sy
Five years after Hurricane Sandy struck the shores of New York and New Jersey, advocacy groups and residents question whether the region is moving fast enough to prepare for the next major storm.
By Michael D. Regan
By Steve Peoples, Associated Press
Another powerful natural disaster has exposed lingering resentment that underscores regional divisions in a deeply divided Republican Party.
By John Upton, Climate Central
New Jersey's working class have been left behind, as federal funds for Hurricane Sandy recovery and flooding problems have gone to wealthier neighbors.
This week marks three years since Hurricane Sandy struck the Northeastern U.S., causing $50 billion in property damage and more than 100 deaths. In Staten Island, New York, 24 people died from the storm, and more than 2,100 homes were…
This shot is all that's left of the iconic Jet Star roller coaster.
By PBS NewsHour
While New York City is taking aggressive action to prevent future catastrophes like Hurricane Sandy, other vulnerable cities, such as Charleston, South Carolina, are not tackling the threat of rising sea level and climate change with the same urgency. Special…
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