Superstorm Sandy http://wshu.org en 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 Guilford, CT has unique plans for dealing with future sea level rise and flooding http://wshu.org/post/guilford-ct-has-unique-plans-dealing-future-sea-level-rise-and-flooding <p>In the year since Superstorm Sandy and the more than two since Tropical Storm Irene, the focus of many Connecticut shoreline communities has been rebuilding. But one town - Guilford – has a second focus. &nbsp;<a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/node/144104">The Connecticut Mirror's Jan Ellen Spiegel </a>reports it&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">peers far, far into the future.</span></p> Thu, 09 Jan 2014 20:53:47 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 11083 at http://wshu.org Guilford, CT has unique plans for dealing with future sea level rise and flooding Cuomo, VP Biden meet on infrastructure rebuilding plans http://wshu.org/post/cuomo-vp-biden-meet-infrastructure-rebuilding-plans <p>New York Governor Andrew Cuomo hosted Vice President Joe Biden to talk about new ways of rebuilding infrastructure after damaging storms. The two are potential Presidential contenders in 2016 but they had nothing but praise for one another.</p><p></p> Wed, 08 Jan 2014 14:16:55 +0000 Karen DeWitt 10996 at http://wshu.org Cuomo, VP Biden meet on infrastructure rebuilding plans Fire Island gets $1m to study breach http://wshu.org/post/fire-island-gets-1m-study-breach <p></p><p>Fire Island National Seashore has received a $1 million federal grant to study a controversial breach caused by last year's Superstorm Sandy. &nbsp;The money is part of the $50 billion dollar Sandy Recovery Act and will go toward answering both short and long term questions.&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Thu, 19 Dec 2013 21:27:36 +0000 Charles Lane 10141 at http://wshu.org Fire Island gets $1m to study breach