FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 file photo, seawater floods 

FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 file photo, seawater floods the entrance to New York City's Brooklyn Battery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. A presidential task force charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy will issue a report on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, recommending 69 measures that might help insure that coastal areas aren't as vulnerable to future storms in an age of rising sea levels. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 29, 2012 file photo, seawater floods the entrance to New York City's Brooklyn Battery in the wake of Superstorm Sandy. A presidential task force charged with developing a strategy for rebuilding coastal areas damaged by Hurricane Sandy will issue a report on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013, recommending 69 measures that might help insure that coastal areas aren't as vulnerable to future storms in an age of rising sea levels. (AP Photo/ John Minchillo, File)
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