State to Speed Up Breezy Point Rebuilding

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New York’s State Senate will likely waive some construction approvals to hasten rebuilding at Breezy Point, which was devastated by fire during Superstorm Sandy, the Daily News reported. Last month, the State Assembly passed the measure, which lets homeowners to skip approval from a city panel if they have sprinkler systems and don’t extend properties into the street. The Bloomberg administration also supports the move. The Breezy Point Cooperative said it will reduce construction time by six to 12 months.

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