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NY mostly ignored reports warning of superstorm

Published 12/10/2012, The Jamestown Sun

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — More than three decades before Superstorm Sandy, a state law and a series of legislative reports began warning New York politicians to prepare for a storm of historic proportions, spelling out scenarios eerily similar to what actually happened: a towering storm surge; overwhelming flooding; swamped subway lines; widespread power outages. The Rockaway peninsula was deemed among the "most at risk."

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