Rebecca Schneider Discusses State’s Response to Superstorm Sandy

DNR’s Rebecca Schneider recently participated in a panel discussion on anticipating the next superstorm, discussing New York’s response to Hurricane Sandy. The panel consisted of ecologists, academics, building experts, and insurance representatives. A consensus was reached that strict enforcement of building codes prevented extensive damage and injury during Sandy. Schneider explained that a trend with higher wind speeds will likely lead to more flooding along the coast.

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