CT Mirror http://wshu.org en Conn.'s trouble with seawalls http://wshu.org/post/conns-trouble-seawalls <p>As Connecticut's shoreline residents make their way through hurricane season 2013 with fingers crossed that there won't be a repeat of the last two years, many are looking for some protection for their property. Seawalls are often a first choice. But as<a href="http://www.ctmirror.org/story/2013/08/20/connecticuts-trouble-seawalls"> The Connecticut Mirror's</a> Jan Ellen Spiegel reports, even if homeowners can get them, it's not clear they'll actually help.</p><p></p><p> Thu, 05 Sep 2013 15:50:44 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 4592 at http://wshu.org Conn.'s trouble with seawalls Conn. shoreline may not be ready for another storm hit http://wshu.org/post/conn-shoreline-may-not-be-ready-another-storm-hit <p>The National Hurricane Center has predicted an active to extremely active Atlantic storm season that includes 3 to 6 major hurricanes. Not what Connecticut's shoreline communities wanted to hear as they continue to rebuild from the damage in tropical storm Irene and storm Sandy. For wrecked roads, pumping stations and other infrastructure the question is when they will be repaired. But for the battered shoreline itself, the question is often whether to repair it at all.</p><p> Wed, 31 Jul 2013 12:37:48 +0000 Jan Ellen Spiegel 2784 at http://wshu.org Conn. shoreline may not be ready for another storm hit