Stony Brook Professor Says Billion-Dollar Iron 'Sea Gates' at Inlets Could Protect Long Islanders in Next Hurricane - 27 East

Stony Brook Professor Says Billion-Dollar Iron ‘Sea Gates’ at Inlets Could Protect Long Islanders in Next Hurricane

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A study conducted in the wake of Superstorm Sandy recommends that New York consider erecting giant sea gates at each of Long Island's ocean inlets to protect against storm surge flooding during severe storms like hurricanes.

A study conducted in the wake of Superstorm Sandy recommends that New York consider erecting giant sea gates at each of Long Island's ocean inlets to protect against storm surge flooding during severe storms like hurricanes.

authorMichael Wright on Nov 22, 2022
A report by a Stony Brook University researcher says that Long Island municipalities should explore the possibility of installing mechanical “sea gates” at the inlets that lead from the Atlantic... more

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