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STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- State and local elected officials are calling on the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to comply with federal law by releasing flood mitigation options.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- In his first bill sponsored in Congress, Rep. Daniel Donovan's Flood Insurance Mitigation and Policyholder Protection Act (FIMPPA) addresses fraudulent engineering practices, flawed appeals process and overdue flood insurance reforms for the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA).
The ongoing controversy over the city’s construction of a trash compacting plant on the Bensonhurst waterfront is now a federal issue.
Four local elected officials are requesting that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) designate the area at 400 Bay 41st St., where the Southwest Brooklyn Marine Waste Transfer Station is currently under construction, as a Superfund site.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- Having recently returned from a "life-changing" trip to Israel, Rep. Daniel Donovan recalled his interaction with the determined Israeli people.
An elderly woman is now able to get around her Midland Beach home with ease.
Congressman Dan Donovan helped homeowner Bill Owens - locate the Long Term Recovery Organization- which helped install a new chair lift for his 86-year-old mother.
After Hurricane Sandy, Owens was forced to elevate his home during the rebuilding process.
STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. -- When Bill Owens and his family returned to their Midland Beach home in May, they were coming home to a completely rebuilt house after Hurricane Sandy destroyed the previous one.