Sea Gate, devastated by Hurricane Sandy, has spent decades waiting for storm barriers.
Sea Gate, a Brooklyn neighborhood devastated by Hurricane Sandy, has spent over two decades waiting for storm protection, according to a story in Tuesday’s Observer. From 1972 – when the Army Corps of Engineers proposed a 15-foot seawall – to this year’s government project to reinforce the beaches, all were too late for Hurricane Sandy.
$20 Million for Coastal Erosion Project
CONEY ISLAND — Governor Andrew Cuomo recently announced a $20 million investment for a NY Works project that will allow for a coastal erosion project at Coney Island and Sea Gate Beach in Brooklyn. … Full Article
City Comptroller Scott Stringer took a tour of Coney Island on May 2 to assess post-Sandy rebuilding efforts in advance of a public hearing he will hold in the community on May 6 and said he came away feeling more determined to get to the bottom of the city’s mess involving hurricane relief … Full Article