Council meeting on how to protect Port from disaster

The year 2017 has just been designated as the year of the most costly disasters ever. According to the Tristate Regional Plan Association, “more frequent and intense storms will affect large swaths of both coastal and inland areas that will put the most vulnerable at risk.” Four hundred thousand Long Island residents and 2 million residents in the tri-state region who live in a zone that is under six feet above sea-level are vulnerable to recurrent flooding and growing storm surges in the coming decades and century.

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