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Rebuilding a Resilient Shore Weekly News Roundup Nov. 30, 2012

November 30th, 2012 by

A weekly roundup of news and analysis related to rebuilding after Hurricane Sandy.

Nov. 30

Nov. 29

  • Sandy’s toll on school funding may be a new disaster (WHYY NewsWorks
  • Post-storm rebuilding, rise in insurance costs may push some away from coastal life (New York Times
  • Editorial: A second chance to protect the bay (Asbury Park Press
  • Opinion: Sandy showed our infrastructure weaknesses (Star-Ledger
  • Opinion: Sandy showed our political failure on infrastructure (BusinessWeek
  • Opinion: End federal flood insurance subsidies (New York Times

Nov. 28

  • New Jersey residents want the shore rebuilt, but to strict standards, according to poll (Reuters)  
  • Officials tackle daunting task of rebuilding Shore towns (NJ Spotlight
  • Belmar mayor testifies at first public hearing (Star-Ledger
  • South Jersey lawmaker stresses economic importance of rebuilding Shore (NJTV
  • Opinion: Sandy showed us we need a transportation infrastructure bank (New Jersey Newsroom
  • Map: Predicted vs. actual Sandy flooding (The Atlantic Cities

Nov. 27

  • APA-NJ president on what’s next after Hurricane Sandy (APA-NJ
  • Room for Debate on how to rebuild after Sandy (New York Times
  • How the power distribution system failed during Sandy (Star-Ledger
  • Ban on higher hurricane deductibles will be costly for insurers (Star-Ledger)  
  • California’s already preparing for sea level rise (Los Angeles Times)
  • Christie and Cuomo differ on visions for rebuilding (WNYC
  • Could Sandy lead to more green energy in NJ? (NJ101.5
  • Utilities tackle communications breakdowns (
  • Interactive maps of what could disappear at various rates of sea level rise:
  • Schedule of FEMA flood map updates (FEMA
  • Debate brews over replacing sand on New Jersey beaches (WNYC
  • Long Beach mayor: Cost to restore dunes will be borne by residents (Star-Ledger

Nov. 26

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