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January 15, 2013

Post-Sandy report calls for flood walls, sea barriers to protect infrastructure

Associated Press

ALBANY, N.Y. — A commission formed to examine ways to guard against storms like Sandy released a report that calls for flood walls in subways, water pumps at airports and sea barriers along the coast.

The report recommends short- and long-term protections in transportation and with building codes. It suggests improvements in insurance coverage and ways to finance those improvements.

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