1. New Yorker of the Week: Jim Killoran

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    Eighteen months after Superstorm Sandy pummeled the tiny ocean community of Breezy Point, volunteer power is still going strong. Clodagh McGowan introduces you to Jim Killoran, the man spearheading the relief efforts.

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    • YEARS on the WEB: Why Does the Republican Party Deny Climate Change?

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      Chris Hayes and former McCain campaign manager and conservative Republican strategist Steve Schmidt discuss why the Republican party changed its stance on climate change in recent years in an interview for YEARS of LIVING DANGEROUSLY. Watch Episode 3 of YEARS OF LIVING DANGEROUSLY to see the whole story.

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      • Seaside Screams 2011

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        Seaside Screams 2011 event. ACE NJ and American Coaster Enthusiasts

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        • Whatchawant

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          Casino Pier. ACE NJ's Seaside Screams event

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          • Funtown Pier 2009

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            • Funtown Pier "A Closer Look"

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              • Mary Pat Christie PSA

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                • NYU Furman Center's Retrofit Solutions Workshop

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                  It has been over a year since Superstorm Sandy hit New York City and brought to light a number of vulnerabilities in the city’s housing stock. To address the resilience challenges faced by the city’s multi-family housing stock and develop strategies to facilitate their implementation, the NYU Furman Center has embarked on a project to identify cost-effective retrofit solutions for affordable multifamily buildings. The Furman Center launched the effort Saturday, January 11th, 2014 with its Retrofit Solutions Workshop. The workshop brought together over 60 experts from a variety of disciplines, including architects, engineers, building operators, code experts, cos­­t estimators, city officials, and representatives from FEMA. Workshop participants focused on three specific buildings in Superstorm Sandy’s surge area--selected to be broadly representative of the city's building stock--and will allow the retrofit solutions to be applied to similar buildings across the city. In addition to developing retrofit recommendations, participants also considered the regulatory, cost, and design barriers that could prevent the implementation of the building retrofits. The recommendations from the Retrofit Solutions Workshop will be available later this year in a report by the NYU Furman Center, which will include proposals for the regulatory changes and financing models to help building owners implement the retrofits. The design solutions will also be on display at an exhibit at the AIANY in June 2014. The project is being conducted in partnership with Enterprise Community Partners and the American Institute of Architects NY Chapter (AIANY) and is funded by the NYC Housing and Neighborhood Recovery Donors Collaborative.

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                  • BK Live 4/7/14: BK Recovery Fund segment

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                    Gillian Kaye (Brooklyn Recovery Fund), Vadim Shiglik (Empower Sheepshead Coalition), Kimberly George (Rebuilding Together NYC) discuss the Brooklyn Recover Fund nearly a year and a half after Superstorm Sandy. Original air date: Apr 7, 2014 BRICartsmedia.org/bkindiemedia

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                    • Burzichelli on Lack of Accountability, Transparency in Superstorm Sandy Recovery Efforts in NJ

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                      In this video press release, Assembly Appropriations Committee Chairman John J. Burzichelli questions the slow pace and lack of transparency in Superstorm Sandy recovery efforts in New Jersey, as part of the Assembly Budget Committee’s review of the governor’s proposed FY 2015 Budget. Burzichelli (D-Gloucester) in part cited a Wall Street Journal article on the topic, which can be found here: http://online.wsj.com/news/articles/SB10001424052702303910404579485442096069298

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