Hurricane Sandy Rebuilding Task Force http://wshu.org en Lawmakers race to keep ahead of house lifting boom http://wshu.org/post/lawmakers-race-keep-ahead-house-lifting-boom <p></p><p>After Superstorm Sandy communities high and dry for as long as anyone can remember suddenly found themselves under eight feet of water. &nbsp;Post Sandy, a booming business in New York and New Jersey is house lifting. &nbsp;Picking a house up and setting it on stilts or a higher foundation to protect it from a future storm surge. &nbsp;But&nbsp;the rush to lift houses has regulators scurrying to catch up. &nbsp;</p><p></p> Mon, 28 Oct 2013 02:16:55 +0000 Charles Lane 7378 at http://wshu.org Lawmakers race to keep ahead of house lifting boom Sandy task force recomends beefing up electric grids, suggests federal tax dollars won't pay for it http://wshu.org/post/sandy-task-force-recomends-beefing-electric-grids-suggests-federal-tax-dollars-wont-pay-it <p></p><p></p><p>A report from the presidential task force strategizing ways to rebuild following Superstorm Sandy says communities should plan rebuilding for the coming climate change that includes more flooding and more storms.</p><p></p><p> Tue, 20 Aug 2013 15:27:55 +0000 Charles Lane 3858 at http://wshu.org Sandy task force recomends beefing up electric grids, suggests federal tax dollars won't pay for it