New York seawall study commission legislation approved by Senate and Assembly: Addabbo


With the 10th anniversary of Superstorm Sandy approaching in October, two Queens lawmakers are a step closer to forming a panel to explore how New York can prepare for catastrophic coastal storms in the future.

The New York State Senate recently passed S.7141, sponsored by state Senator Joseph Addabbo, to set up a commission to study the feasibility, costs, impacts and best locations for the construction of a seawall around the city of New York’s coastline.

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