N.Y. mostly ignored call for disaster recovery plan
- Published on Monday, 10 December 2012 18:51
- Written by Mike McClain, Web Editor
More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to prepare for a storm of historic proportions, spelling out scenarios eerily similar to what actually happened: a towering storm surge; overwhelming flooding; swamped subway lines; widespread power outages. The Rockaway peninsula was deemed among the "most at risk."