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What do you folks think of the ‘Channels along boulevards of Long Beach to prevent flooding’ idea?

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(Photo Credit: Interboro Partners)

Newsday recently ran an editorial regarding a competition being run by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (Read: Editorial: Governments must work together to survive new storms). The contest: come up with preventive measures to protect the south shore of Long Island from future Sandy-like storms. While the editorial talks about issues of ‘inter-municipal cooperation’, it highlights one proposal by Interboro Partners, who wants to convert many of the north/south medians on the boulevards in Long Beach into channels. Quoted from the Interboro Partners facebook group: Continue reading What do you folks think of the ‘Channels along boulevards of Long Beach to prevent flooding’ idea?