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Expert: NYC infrastructure was built for climate that no longer exists, vulnerable to catastrophic weather events

Date: 2021-09-05 10:41:15 NEW YORK — When Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc on parts of the Northeast in 2012, it exposed the dire need to strengthen New York City’s infrastructure to adapt to what was then a looming threat of the climate crisis. Nearly a decade later, the city is picking up the pieces after another …

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Connecticut infrastructure, overwhelmed by Ida, wasn’t designed for increasingly intense storms, officials say on tour of damage

Date: 2021-09-03 15:45:28 In the immediate future, state officials issued a warning about swimming, fishing and using paddleboards where high waters released untreated sewage, particularly in urban areas such as Bridgeport, Hartford, Waterbury, Middletown, Meriden, Wallingford, Stamford, Norwalk, Norwich, and the greater New Haven area within 48 hours of the end of the rainfall. Source …

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Connecticut infrastructure, overwhelmed by Ida, wasn’t designed for increasingly intense storms, officials say on tour of damage

Date: 2021-09-03 15:45:00 At the site of a washed-out railroad bank in Redding Friday, Gov. Ned Lamont and other state officials said building resilience against drenching storms like Hurricane Ida is a priority, but the long-term outlook is bleak without action on climate change. Metro North lines in the Danbury area were shut down after …

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