Energy & Environment

The State of New Jersey's Health: Living in Sandy's Shadow Two Years Later

Superstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact.

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Luke Hammill - Narratively  |  February 5, 2013 10:08 AM | Comments
Long after the TV crews and volunteer crowds packed up and left, a band of brothers in the Rockaways keeps their eyes fixed on the future.
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 25, 2013 5:12 PM | Updated: February 13, 2013 12:00PM | 1 Comment
Should cities begin "managed retreat"?VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:46 PM | Comments
After three months of deliberation, a task force set up by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released its findings on how New York can better prepare for future storms.VIDEO
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January 22, 2013 12:42 PM | Updated: January 29, 2013 10:00AM | 1 Comment
NJ Today's Mike Schneider talks to FEMA Deputy Federal Coordinating Officer, Bill Vogel, who says changes to the flood maps was the result of a long, ongoing study that was in the works prior to Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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Sasha Chavkin - The New York World/WNYC  |  January 18, 2013 12:53 PM | Comments
Bloomberg administration proposed, then dropped, a database of residents needing evacuation and aid.
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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Laurie Rabin  |  January 16, 2013 11:49 AM | Comments
New law could force New Jersey consumers to pay for every plastic bag they use. Not everyone is thrilled. VIDEO
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Mustafa Hameed  |  December 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The disaster relief organization operated by military veterans used its skills to begin rebuilding in Rockaway Beach.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:10 PM | Comments
An in-depth look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, interviews with former Mayor Ed Koch and former Governor Christine Todd Whitman, and more.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
Pulitzer Prize-winner Dr. Sheri Finks writes for The New York Times and ProPublica, raising questions about care for vulnerable populations in hospitals and nursing homes.VIDEO
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