Living Breakwaters Project Ready for Key Approval

The New York Governor's Office of Storm Recovery (GOSR) issued its Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Living Breakwaters Project in Staten Island last month with the official comment period ending mid July. Next, GOSR will issue a Record of Decision. Then HUD can issue an authorization to use grant funds, permitting the release of construction funds allocated for the offshore reefs. The constructed reef will reduce waves and counteract erosion along the Tottenville shoreline of Lower New York Harbor. Read more>>