Superstorm Sandy http://wshu.org en Federal officials award grants to clean shoreline debris from Superstorm Sandy http://wshu.org/post/federal-officials-award-grants-clean-shoreline-debris-superstorm-sandy <p>Nearly two years after Superstorm Sandy, several Northeastern states, including Connecticut and New York, are receiving $4.7 million in federal money to track down and remove debris, including boat remains, docks, and construction material.&nbsp; The grants were awarded by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.</p><p></p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 18:03:20 +0000 Cooper McKim 21115 at http://wshu.org Federal officials award grants to clean shoreline debris from Superstorm Sandy New Haven tech company gaining attention for emergency management software http://wshu.org/post/new-haven-tech-company-gaining-attention-emergency-management-software <p></p><p></p><p>As cities and towns across Connecticut look to improve their coordination during emergencies, many are signing up for a system created by New Haven-based Grey Wall Software called VEOCI, or&nbsp; the Virtual Emergency Operations Center.</p><p></p> Wed, 25 Jun 2014 16:04:18 +0000 Brian Scott-Smith 19629 at http://wshu.org New Haven tech company gaining attention for emergency management software Tree clearing along Merritt 30% done, says CDOT http://wshu.org/post/tree-clearing-along-merritt-30-done-says-cdot <p>The Connecticut Department of Transportation says tree clearing along the 37 mile-long Merritt Parkway is about 30 percent complete. DOT crews have been on a major push to clear trees along the state’s roads since Hurricane Irene, the October snowstorm in 2011 and super storm Sandy.&nbsp;</p> Thu, 12 Jun 2014 21:12:26 +0000 Kaomi Goetz 18967 at http://wshu.org Malloy pushes for $25 million state fund to elevate shoreline homes and businesses http://wshu.org/post/malloy-pushes-25-million-state-fund-elevate-shoreline-homes-and-businesses <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Governor Dannel Malloy is urging state lawmakers to approve a $25 million fund to help people on Connecticut’s shoreline elevate their homes and businesses. Malloy made the appeal for the low interest loan program at Cosey Beach in East Haven on Thursday.</span></p> Thu, 20 Mar 2014 23:27:25 +0000 Ebong Udoma 14501 at http://wshu.org Malloy pushes for $25 million state fund to elevate shoreline homes and businesses Preparation & (mostly) luck reduce outage time http://wshu.org/post/preparation-mostly-luck-reduce-outage-time <p></p><p>On Wednesday New York Governor Andrew Cuomo praised Long Island's new electric company PSEG for, among other things, &nbsp;greatly reducing the time customers had to wait for outages to be fixed. &nbsp;WSHU's Charles Lane has this report on t how &nbsp;PSEG was able to do this. &nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p> Thu, 20 Feb 2014 22:50:26 +0000 Charles Lane 13102 at http://wshu.org Preparation & (mostly) luck reduce outage time