Although the Port Authority denies any problems with the wall, experts agree that if the wall need repairs, fixing it could be extremely costly and further delay the opening of the WTC complex.
The non-technical factors include: availability of skilled labour; source of seedling; accessibility to transportation; competing uses for land and nearby water; availability of technical assistance; availability and cost of supplies and equipment; marketing and market facilities.
(AP Photo/The Winchester Star, Ginger Perry) Worcester Polytechnic Institute students play in the water in Worcester, Ma., Monday, Oct. Sandy continued on its path Monday, as the storm forced the shutdown of mass transit, schools and financial markets, sending coastal residents fleeing, and threatening a dangerous mix of high winds and soaking rain.
(AP Photo/Worcester Telegram & Gazette, Water floods the street near Layton's Monday, Oct. Sandy is combining with a wintry storm from the west and cold air from the Arctic.
Unabated construction is going son in Jaffna and some cases existing ponds have been filled.
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After 9/11, the wall was strong enough to keep the Hudson River from breaking through and inundating the Ground Zero site.