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Ten New Yorkers share their vivid recollections of where they were when Sandy struck, how they rode it out and the lessons they learned from the historic storm.

Dozens of residents in Coney Island NYCHA complexes are suing the city over lack of cooking gas caused by a Hurricane Sandy spurred remediation project.

Hundreds of families in the O’Dwyer Gardens have been calling for the city to restore cooking gas since construction broke ground on NYCHA’s Resilience and Recovery project in February.

De Blasio achieved success toward making New York City carbon neutral by 2050, but his administration struggled to break ground on its storm surge and sea level rise infrastructure projects.

From a 250-foot-long barge moored in Raritan Bay, workers are placing more than 1,100 stone-filled mattresses into the water. They will double as an important habitat for marine species.

The city’s waterfront is facing a critical moment, as sea levels are expected to begin rising at an accelerated rate.

The federally-funded, $336 million project, runs from Far Rockaway to Riis Beach, and is supposed to be completed in 2024.

The long-expected news was confirmed on Wednesday by an MTA spokesperson, who said that repairs will begin on the tube used by the F train starting early next year.

“We will be underwater financially before we are underwater physically.”