Storm Surge Barriers Are Not a Simple Flooding Fix, Environmentalists Say

Storm Surge Barriers Are Not a Simple Flooding Fix, Environmentalists Say

For Queens coastal communities threatened rising sea levels and increasingly severe storms, a maritime barrier may seem like a simple solution to flooding. Indeed, storm surge barriers are a key measure to “manage future flood risk” proposed by the Army Corps of Engineers.

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Sandy Scammer Who Ripped Off Vulnerable Families Is Busted By Queens DA

Sandy Scammer Who Ripped Off Vulnerable Families Is Busted By Queens DA

Andrew Troiano, a 56-year-old Long Island contractor, was sentenced to one to three years in prison after pleading guilty to bilking more than $170,000 from three families that lost their homes to Superstorm Sandy in 2012.

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