Dear ABC News Fixer: We have had flood insurance for our primary and only home on the Jersey Shore since 2003. We’ve been with Allstate since 2005. We were flooded from Hurricane Sandy and our claim is done. Recently, we received a revised flood policy declaration page from Alls
A Canastota-based business has won a national award for its Hurricane Sandy emergency disaster relief. Abscope Environmental Inc. is one of 41 companies across the nation honored by Environmental Business Journal, a national business research publication. The company, which was as a m
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will accept applications for easements from landowners who want to enroll floodplains impacted by Hurricane Sandy in 2012. Applications will be accepted until April 18, 2014. This is the second round of applications to be accepted. “Floodplain
The stories that continue to surface about the devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy include photographer Randy Taylor, who lost almost the entire archive of his work that spanned nearly 40 years as a result of the deadly storm. Taylor kept his archive in a storage facility and wasn’t
Though Hurricane Sandy brought a force of destruction that devastated much of Long Island and the surrounding tri-state area, researchers at the College of Natural Resources and Environment at Virginia Tech think that it may have been a blessing in disguise for piping plovers. The tin
Asbury Park PressReturn the money! FEMA says to some Sandy victimsAsbury Park PressMaryann Flanigan, who oversees superstorm Sandy assistance for Legal Services of New Jersey, says the worst thing you can do is ignore the correspondence. Her advice: • Read the letter. It contains detailed instructions on how to get specific ...and more »
Newsworks.orgThe list: Top private donations made to NJ's Sandy recovery effortsNewsworks.orgScott Gurian reports on the Sandy recovery along the New Jersey coast for both NJ Spotlight and WNYC/NJ Public Radio. Previously, he was a producer at The Takeaway, a national news program produced at WNYC. He also spent five years as News ...
The State of New Jersey's Health: Living in Sandy's Shadow Two Years LaterMetroFocusSuperstorm Sandy swept through two years ago, but there's been lasting damage. Some of it is physical—eroded shorelines, lost homes, destroyed businesses—but there has also been a lasting psychological impact. In a recent town hall broadcast on NJTV, ...
ClaimsJournal.comNew Jersey Senator Calls for Investigation of Sandy Insurance ClaimsClaimsJournal.comThe Federal Emergency Management Agency should investigate allegations that insurance companies handling Superstorm Sandy flood damage claims are manipulating them to shortchange victims, U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez said Friday. At a press ...and more »
CBS NewsShipwreck Unearthed in New Jersey During Post-Sandy Sea Wall ConstructionAccuWeather.comWorkers installing a steel wall designed to protect communities impacted by Superstorm Sandy unearthed the forgotten remnants of a wrecked maritime vessel buried deep beneath the sands of coastal New Jersey. Since discovering the shipwreck artifacts, ...Post-Sandy […]