Waterfront View 2015

Submitted by on Tue, 03/26/2013       

Continue Talking - Start Mapping!

Dear Mr. Lewis,

NYC needs tools to close the gap between land and water. What does the waterfront look like from the Hudson or remote parts of the East River or Gowanus Channel? Everyone...

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Seal Infrastructure

Submitted by MWA on Fri, 11/16/2012       

Waterfront cities should commit to hardening, and sealing vital infrastructure such as subways, telecommunications, energy, and electricity infrastructure to protect against flooding.

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Research on Sea Gates

Submitted by MWA on Thu, 11/15/2012       

Assess and research the environmental, logistical, and equity issues along with economic costs and benefits that large scale sea gates and barriers would bring to our region.

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Update Flood Maps

Submitted by MWA on Thu, 11/15/2012       

Update FEMA flood maps for New York City and New Jersey to more accurately reflect current land use conditions and incorporate sea level rise projections.

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Zoning and Building Codes

Submitted by MWA on Thu, 11/15/2012       

Review zoning, building codes and standards to prevent loss of life and property in the event of storm surges.

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Office of Sea Level Rise/Climate Change

Submitted by MWA on Sun, 11/11/2012       

Local and regional governmental offices should be established and well resourced to prevent and plan for sea level rise and climate change. New York City must commit to maintaining and resourcing the current Mayor’s Office of Long Term Planning and Sustainability for the long term and establishing senior staff in every department responsible for coordinating and implementing solutions.

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