Levees, Removable Walls in Mayor's $20B Plan to Protect NYC | NBC New York

Levees, Removable Walls in Mayor's $20B Plan to Protect NYC

Removable flood walls would be set up for much of lower Manhattan, a levee up to 20 feet would guard part of Staten Island and a system of gates and levees would protect a Brooklyn creek as part of a nearly $20 billion plan that Mayor Bloomberg proposed Tuesday to transform how New York City girds itself for storms and global warming. Melissa Russo reports.

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