Federal officials choose winning projects to protect New York-New Jersey region from storms

  • by: JONATHAN LEMIRE , Associated Press
  • Updated: June 2, 2014 - 5:50 PM

NEW YORK — A system of dikes around the tip of lower Manhattan, and water pumps and parks across the Hudson River in New Jersey were among the projects selected Monday to receive nearly $1 billion in federal funding as part of efforts to protect the New York City region from Superstorm Sandy-type flooding.

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