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NY was warned to prep for major storm in '78

A home is destroyed in the wake of

A home is destroyed in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. (December 11, 2012 6:21 PM)

Long Islanders hit hard by Superstorm Sandy could have been better prepared for the damage had decades-old storm readiness warnings been heeded more carefully. The state Legislature created a commission to prepare for a major storm event back in 1978. The commission warned of the potential for towering storm surges, flooded subways, damage to sewage treatment plants and the need for gas stations...

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