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After Trump Mocks a Sea Wall in New York, Plan Is Abruptly Shelved

On Feb 26, 2020
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In an unexpected move, the federal government halted a project that might have led to a multibillion-dollar barrier to protect the region from flooding.

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After Trump Mocks a Sea Wall in New York, Plan Is Abruptly Shelved

In an unexpected move, the federal government halted a project that might have led to a multibillion-dollar barrier to protect the region from flooding.

The $119 Billion Sea Wall That Could Defend New York … or Not

A six-mile-long barrier would help protect the city from floodwaters during fierce storms like Sandy, but critics say rising seas make the option inadequate.

NYC sea wall study derided by Trump suffers 'funding lapse'

The Trump administration has yanked funding for a study of a proposed New York City sea wall that the president ridiculed last month as "foolish" and overly expensive.

DataGryd Adds Capacity in New York Data Center Market

There are solid signs of a recovery for the Greater New York data center market, which is about to get new supply as DataGryd completes an expansion at 60 Hudson Street.

Could Massive Storm Surge Barriers End the Hudson River’s Revival?

As threats from major storms increase, authorities are proposing surge barriers to protect New York Harbor. Some ecologists are concerned these giant barriers could have serious ...

Report: NYC to develop climate research lab on Governors Island

The plan, which is still in its early stages, could zone up to 4.2 million square feet on the southern half of the island for climate change research.

The Politics and Cost of Adapting to Climate Change in New York City

It’s not clear what might place climate adaptation on our national agenda, but it’s less costly to anticipate and avoid disaster than recover from it.

New York mayor reveals plan to extend Manhattan shoreline in response to climate change

New York City has released a report detailing a proposal to redesign the "vulnerable" shoreline of Lower Manhattan in response to climate change.

Giant Storm Barriers in NYC Could Put Our Communities At Risk

Hurricane Michael is the latest monster storm to rip into the coastal United States; one of a string of hurricanes that have brought destruction to countless communities—from here in Queens ...

New Jersey mayor sues New York City over moving homeless with 'offer they can't refuse'

Newark Mayor Ras Baraka's administration has sued New York Mayor Bill de Bl...