SCHUMER ANNOUNCES FEDERAL FUNDS WILL BE USED TO REBUILD VITAL PROTECTION ALONG STATEN ISLAND BEACHES – WILL HELP PROTECT STATEN ISLAND HOMEOWNERS FROM FUTURE STORMS, AND FORTIFY WIDELY USED RECREATIONAL AREAS

    New York, NY – March 4, 2013 – (RealEstateRama) — U.S. Senator Charles E. Schumer today announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin working with the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation on short-term protective measures along the the East and South Shores of Staten Island. In February, Schumer called on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to formally assign the Army Corps to prioritize storm protection beaches along Staten Island’s shoreline after they were devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

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