Hurricane Sandy Recovery Efforts
- Published on Tuesday, 06 November 2012 19:49
- Written by Mike McClain, Web Editor
One week ago today, millions of Americans from North Carolina to Maine braced for Hurricane Sandy. That evening for over 12 hours, hurricane and tropical storm force winds, storm surge, and flooding impacted 12 states, with over eight million people losing power. Transportation systems in New York, Philadelphia, Boston, and Washington, DC came to a halt, and more than 12,000 commercial flights were grounded. And for the first time since 1888, the New York Stock Exchange was closed for two consecutive days because of a natural disaster.
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