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Staten Island’s “Bluebelt” Doesn’t Fight Superstorms, but Plays Crucial Role in Managing Excess Rainfall

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During an eerily foreshadowing talk I attended the week before Sandy came crashing ashore, New York City’s climate resilience advisor, Leah Cohen, assured the small attending audience that PlaNYC 2030, a tentative map for the city’s sustainable growth, outlined no such plans to “buy back” developed areas in the city—even those dangerously close to the [...]

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