Comments on: A Look Back at EPA’s work in the Wake of Hurricane Sandy http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2013/10/a-look-back-at-epas-work-in-the-wake-of-hurricane-sandy/ The EPA Blog Mon, 14 Dec 2015 16:24:21 +0000 hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=4.2.1 By: Ernest Martinson http://blog.epa.gov/blog/2013/10/a-look-back-at-epas-work-in-the-wake-of-hurricane-sandy/#comment-28213 Tue, 29 Oct 2013 18:16:32 +0000 http://blog.epa.gov/epaconnect/?p=711#comment-28213 Any investment in green infrastructure must accompany disinvestment in subsidized shoreland suburbia. Furthermore the green investment must be on high ground out of reach of rising seas. Then Mother Nature can reclaim the coast. In gratitude, she will let the natural infrastructure be a buffer for the built environment further inland.
The Federal Emergency Management Agency may still have to deal with such stick in the mud structures as nuclear power plants vulnerable to rising seas and storm surges. It will likely take an act of God to close down those threats because government will be unable to act while there is still time.

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