Coastal barriers finally begin to rise around NYC — but can they stop the next Hurricane Sandy?

For the communities that will be shielded by these new coastal defenses, they offer an extension on life. Yet for some residents, these walls and levees are not a welcome addition.

Oct 30, 2022 - 13:22
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Coastal barriers finally begin to rise around NYC — but can
they stop the next Hurricane Sandy?
A newly completed jetty on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. Photo taken September 17, 2022.

A newly completed jetty on the Rockaway Peninsula in Queens. Photo taken Sept. 17, 2022.

For the communities that will be shielded by these new coastal defenses, they offer an extension on life. Yet for some residents, these walls and levees are not a welcome addition. [ more › ]

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