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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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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Rick Karr for MetroFocus  |  December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
What happened when the power went out at New York City hospitals? Reporter Rick Karr visits Coney Island Hospital, where almost two months after the storm, services are limited.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Hospitals emergency plans don't regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself. VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Bradley Beach's sand dunes are credited with leaving its boardwalk and beachfront buildings largely intact.VIDEO
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December 17, 2012 11:13 AM | Comments
NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider speaks with New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, who says tourism will be hit hard.VIDEO
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December 13, 2012 4:40 PM | Comments
An in-depth, behind-the-scenes look at what happened when the power went out at New York hospitals, an interview with former Mayor Ed Koch and more.VIDEO
Legal Aid Society work after Sandy
Gianna Palmer for The New York World  |  December 13, 2012 4:15 PM | 13 Comments
Volunteer lawyers and the Legal Aid Society make sure storm relief arrives where it's needed most.
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Henry Cass for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 10:28 AM | Comments
Fishers in Long Island Sound are seeing species that normally swim far to the south.
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Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  December 12, 2012 9:49 AM | Comments
Most businesses on the peninsula are still closed after Hurricane Sandy. Some of those that are operating are suffering because their customer base has been displaced.
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Ali Winston for City Limits  |  December 7, 2012 11:35 AM | Comments
The city's evacuation zone maps used 2003 data and scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed by the actual outcome.VIDEO
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