Posts Tagged ‘ Sandy ’

Wind becoming a new Connecticut shoreline storm concern

Jun 23rd, 2014 | By

In Connecticut, all local building officials can do is grit their teeth and enforce the state building code. While they can encourage homeowners to build or renovate to higher standards including those for wind, communities cannot mandate requirements that exceed the state code. For more on this story, visit: Wind becoming a new Connecticut shoreline

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State seeking public review and comment on action plan for $66M in federal Super Storm Sandy recovery

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

Plan Released for Second Tranche of Federal CDBG Funding, Residents Invited To Weigh-In Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has announced that the state Department of Housing (DOH) has released for public comment an action plan that outlines how the state will distribute $66 million in federal Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG- DR) funding to continue

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Bridgeport, Conn. preps ahead for hurricane season

Aug 26th, 2013 | By

Some hardening of assets has already been done. This major power substation downtown was flooded during Sandy, knocking out power to a wide area. United Illuminating put up a barrier designed to keep the water out next time.



The First Step To Rebuilding Niantic’s Boardwalk

Dec 8th, 2012 | By

The Town of East Lyme wants to work with Amtrak to rebuild the boardwalk which was tattered and torn by Irene and all but destroyed by Sandy. Congressman Joe Courtney pledges to help broker that deal. Tropical Storm Irene dealt the first blow, washing away enough portions of the pathway to render it unusable this

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