Superstorm Sandy http://wlrn.org en Is Rebuilding Storm-Struck Coastlines Worth The Cost? http://wlrn.org/post/rebuilding-storm-struck-coastlines-worth-cost One year ago Tuesday, Hurricane Sandy bore down on the East Coast, devastating shoreline communities from Florida to Maine.<p>Many of these areas have been rebuilt, including the Long Beach boardwalk, about 30 miles outside New York City. Officials held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new boardwalk Friday.<p>Ninety percent of the funding for the restoration came from the federal government. The Federal Emergency Management Agency paid $44 million to repair the devastation.<p>Jack and Roseanne Vanderbeck love the new boardwalk. Mon, 28 Oct 2013 11:14:43 +0000 Rachel Martin 22741 at http://wlrn.org Is Rebuilding Storm-Struck Coastlines Worth The Cost?