Area Lawmakers Seek Extension for Input on Hudson River Storm Surge Barriers Project

Area lawmakers want the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to give the public more time to offer their input on a recently proposed Hudson River construction project that could have far-reaching effects on area waterways. Congresswoman Nita Lowey asked the Corps to extend the public comment period on the plan to build “storm surge barriers” in New York Harbor from 30 to 90 days, and to hold additional public meetings throughout the entire Hudson Valley…

Audio: Nita Lowey

Rockland State Senator David Carlucci told “The Morning Show” last month that in addition to potential new storm protection measures, our area suffers from rising sea levels…

Audio: David Carlucci

The “New York – New Jersey Harbor and Tributaries Coastal Storm Risk Management Feasibility Study” covers the shorelines of New York City, New York Harbor, northern New Jersey, western Connecticut and the Hudson up to Troy, more than 2,150 square miles.

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