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This edition: Resiliency: Puerto Rico, Hurricane Sandy Five Years Later

Episode Details

Original tape date: October 18, 2017.

First aired: October 18, 2017.

Five years after Hurricane Sandy, other parts of the country including Puerto Rico are dealing with epic weather events and New York continues to rebuild and fortify against future storms. Commentator and City and State editor-at-large, Gerson Borrero, discusses Puerto Rico and post-Sandy politics. Council Member Mark Treyger discusses rebuilding and resiliency in his coastal district. And Columbia University scientist Klaus Jacob will discuss the city's progress on storm-surge protection.

Guest List

Gerson Borrero Editor at Large, City & State

Klaus H. Jacob Geophysicist, Columbia University

Mark Treyger Councilmember, District 47, New York City Council