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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November 14, 2012 11:03 PM | Comments
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism students Jon Gerberg and Kristen Reed report from the Coney Island Gospel Assembly Church.VIDEO
The New York Art Foundry studio was completely flooded after the banks of the Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn were breached by Hurricane Sandy's storm surge. MetroFocus/ Georgia Kral
Georgia Kral  |  November 14, 2012 7:05 PM | Updated: November 14, 2012 5:00 PM | Comments
Businesses are coming back to life in the areas of the city most affected by Hurricane Sandy. The city's Department of Small Business Services provides many resources. VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  November 14, 2012 7:00 PM | Updated: November 14, 2012 | Comments
The failure of the power grid have left many people wondering where the system went wrong. An energy consultant provides perspective.VIDEO
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November 14, 2012 7:00 PM | Comments
Post-Sandy topics include continuing efforts to bring light and heat to thousands, the power grid, and tips on how to put traumatic events in perspective for children. VIDEO
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November 14, 2012 3:33 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus explores storm-related topics, from the continuing efforts to bring light and heat to thousands, to tips on how to put traumatizing events in perspective for children.VIDEO
The Verizon building at 140 West Street in Lower Manhattan. Photo by Brian Goldberg.
Brian Goldberg  |  November 14, 2012 1:39 PM | Comments
Nearly a third of office space in Lower Manhattan is shuttered after Sandy. Small trading firms had many steps to climb to get their business online again.
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  November 13, 2012 6:27 PM | Comments
The brunt of their criticism was directed at the Long Island Power Authority. VIDEO
The Gowanus Canal, which flowed into businesses on its banks during superstorm Sandy. Photo by Neil Alejandro
Allison Maier for The New York World  |  November 12, 2012 11:46 AM | Comments
EPA report caps two weeks of uncertainty after Superfund canal smeared Brooklyn neighborhood with sludge.
Congregation Beth Elohim sends out 10 car loads of supplies a day to areas in need. Image courtesy of Congregation Beth Elohim.
Georgia Kral  |  November 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

Drawing on their member networks and organization skills, groups mobilize to aid hurricane victims and add disaster relief to their services.

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Cherlynn Low for Northattan  |  November 9, 2012 5:17 PM | Comments
For trees felled by Hurricane Sandy, Department of Transportation employees developed their own cleanup method with a machine designed to move asphalt, sand and cement.VIDEO
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