Heather Harris
Heather Harris

I grew ups on this wonderful beach so sad so sad to see the beautiful dunes gone.

Lizbeth Rymland
Lizbeth Rymland
  • Heather Harris

love you heather harris

Garry King
Garry King

Everyone: "All Aboard!"

Catherine Lorentz
Catherine Lorentz
  • Garry King

the question is who should pay for it?

Iron Angel
Iron Angel

Listen..."DUNES" aren't going to do the trick...sea level has risen 11 mm due to Global Warming. We were lucky this time! This was just a high tide compared to what is goingto happen in the future! We need "WALLS"! Dunes are going to be worthless...I know it sounds far-fetched...but research what is going on. This was just a storm people. What's going to happen when the seismic plate halfway between the Eastcoast of U.S. and Europe gives...(((TSUNAMI))) PEOPLE BETTER GET THEIR HEADS OUTTA...

Listen..."DUNES" aren't going to do the trick...sea level has risen 11 mm due to Global Warming. We were lucky this time! This was just a high tide compared to what is goingto happen in the future! We need "WALLS"! Dunes are going to be worthless...I know it sounds far-fetched...but research what is going on. This was just a storm people. What's going to happen when the seismic plate halfway between the Eastcoast of U.S. and Europe gives...(((TSUNAMI))) PEOPLE BETTER GET THEIR HEADS OUTTA THEIR ELECTRONIC TOYS AND START TAKING BACK OUR COUNTRY AND SAFE GUARDING IT!

Marilyn Tracey Demonaco

No Jones Beach concerts anymore? No Beaches anymore? Step up to the plate now!

Marilyn Tracey Demonaco
Marilyn Tracey Demonaco
  • Marilyn Tracey Demonaco

Yep I will send you the pictures if I still have it.

Anonymous
Anonymous

The problem lies with rebuilding for what? They know the oceans are rising every year making each inevitable storm as bad or worse!

Anonymous
Anonymous
  • Anonymous

So wait and see after rebuilding hope for the best another few decades and let the grandchildren have the problem when we are all dead. It needs total redesign for any rebuild! Nature is always changing only man thinks they can keep things the same change with the change in any rebuild or get swept away with the next super storm.

Sharon Goodrich
Sharon Goodrich

Fire island was a beautiful place to go. I found it when I was 19 years old . I'm long past those days and it brakes my heart to see what Sanyo has done GOD help us .

Sharon Goodrich
Sharon Goodrich
  • Sharon Goodrich

Sorry Sandy

Peter Suchmann
Peter Suchmann

It is vital that we do not close up the inlets formed by SANDY. You must understand that tons of raw sewage have been and continue to be dumped into the channels and bays. If we close the inlets the sewage will not get diluted with ocean water exchange. Think about real estate values of the houses on the bays and south shore coast lines. We must think of the greater good and that is not closing up the inlets for the few on Fire Island....they should not be living there in the first place.....

Peter Suchmann
Peter Suchmann
  • Peter Suchmann

Senator Schumer's office at (202) 224-6542 or (212) 486-4430.

Jamil Brownson
Jamil Brownson

It seems people never learn that building on fragile & exposed sites are guaranteed failures as money & property trump natural logic

Rick Freeman
Rick Freeman
  • Jamil Brownson

I think that the most important consideration is whether or not they get paid before they leave town.

Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez

I am no expert but I don't think rebuilding dunes is going to protect the shoreline from future super storms. Climate change will cause more storms like Sandy. In addition to the storms some scientist are predicting a rise in sea level of up to 18 feet in the next two hundred years or so. Greenland is loosing 100 billion tons of ice per year, CO2 is now 394 ppm and global temperature has risen 1.5 degrees F since 1880. No amount of dunes is going to protect from what is to come. All coastal...

I am no expert but I don't think rebuilding dunes is going to protect the shoreline from future super storms. Climate change will cause more storms like Sandy. In addition to the storms some scientist are predicting a rise in sea level of up to 18 feet in the next two hundred years or so. Greenland is loosing 100 billion tons of ice per year, CO2 is now 394 ppm and global temperature has risen 1.5 degrees F since 1880. No amount of dunes is going to protect from what is to come. All coastal cities around the world must be preparing for floods, and storm surge on a massive scale. It could probably be prevented and investments to protect the forests, the sea and the atmosphere must be undertaken by all governments concerned.

Jorge Fernandez
Jorge Fernandez
  • Jorge Fernandez

No soy hermano de Walter Mercado pero estudio lo que dicen los cientificos sobre el cambio climatico. Te recomiendo que hagas lo mismo. Puedes comenzar estudiando aqui: http://climate.nasa.gov/

Peter Janoff
Peter Janoff

I grew up on FI much thanks to the hard work my mom and dad put into building and maintaining a house there for over 30 years.During the recession and real estate squeeze of the early 90's my family was forced to sell.We could no longer a.
fford to pay any for the high on the hog excesses of the privileged few that levied exorbitant sums for repairs and necessary services.High insurance or lack of flood as such, taxes, food and transportation slowly but surely hollowed out a hole in our...

I grew up on FI much thanks to the hard work my mom and dad put into building and maintaining a house there for over 30 years.During the recession and real estate squeeze of the early 90's my family was forced to sell.We could no longer a.
fford to pay any for the high on the hog excesses of the privileged few that levied exorbitant sums for repairs and necessary services.High insurance or lack of flood as such, taxes, food and transportation slowly but surely hollowed out a hole in our accounts..I have always loved the beauty that the island has offered when not being squeezed wrenched, gauged and exploited by many of its inhabitants.I say that if there are people that want to save their own status and well being as home and business owners on the Fire Island it's up to themselves to pay for rebuilding and bare the brunt for long term erosion prevention and for protection out of their own pockets in the form of higher taxes than for everyone else to pay for it.Fire Island has been around for hundreds of years and will continue to do so if nature permits.If not, then not.In the mean time let those that most profit and reap the benefits from being there foot the bill for it's survival.

Teresa Staab
Teresa Staab
  • Peter Janoff

You are Right! You can't fight Mother Nature!

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