McCarthy makes plea for Long Beach coastal funds
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Rep. Carolyn McCarthy is calling on the White House and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to fully fund a project aimed at protecting Long Beach from future storms.
In a letter to Jeffrey Zients, deputy director for management at the Office of Management and Budget, McCarthy (D-Mineola) said superstorm Sandy damaged Long Beach's coastal protection measures.
Reinforced dikes, a strengthened...