The Next Big One: Vulnerable coastline

Fire Island has been eroding steadily over the

Fire Island has been eroding steadily over the years, despite occasional beach replenishment projects. (January 29, 2013 7:41 PM)

Thousands of Long Islanders live on or near the water and while residents enjoy breathtaking views, they also risk devastating damage when facing a severe storm. Hurricane Sandy left many wondering how we can properly protect these vulnerable coastline communities from future storms. Fire Island is a natural line of defense against storms and heavy flooding. Some experts warn that if the ocean...

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