A behind-the-scenes look at 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, there is limited care available.
Hospitals emergency plans don’t regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself.
NJToday Managing Editor Mike Schneider continues our coverage of Sandy’s aftermath in an interview with former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman, who says tourism industry will be hit hard.
Fishers in Long Island Sound are seeing species that normally swim far to the south. Dramatically warmer waters are challenging both the fishing industry and the regulatory system that governs it.
By some estimates, two-thirds of 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.
The city’s evacuation zone maps used 2003 data. Some federal maps may have predicted a wider area of flooding. But scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed when the tropical system rolled in.