PHOTOS: Hurricane Sandy aftermath, 3 weeks later

by Cassady Sharp

November 21, 2012

Hurricane Sandy Aftermath Rockaway N.Y. Make shift garbage dump in Jacob Riis park parking lot , Solar panel trucks helping to light Rockaway Beach neighborhood © Bruce Cotler 2012 for Greenpeace

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[caption id="attachment_13194" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="A burned out section of the Breezy Point section of Queens, New York still sits largely untouched."][/caption] While most of the news headlines have moved on, the devastation of Hurricane Sandy is still very real for folks in New York and New Jersey. As most of us are preparing for Thanksgiving meals, thousands will be without their homes this holiday season along the Atlantic coast. As part of a solar generator coalitionproviding clean energy for those still without power, Greenpeace is still there with our solar truck, the Rolling Sunlight. Find out ways you can help this effort provide its sources most effectively to those in the most impacted neighborhoods. [caption id="attachment_13195" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="A cleaned up playground in the foreground is ready for children while boats are still piled up against houses in this Staten Island neighborhood."][/caption] [caption id="attachment_13197" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="A burned out section in Queens, New York"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_13198" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="Sand from Hurricane Sandy still obscures most of an athletic field in the Rockaway section of Queens, New York"][/caption] [caption id="attachment_13203" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="Solar panel trucks helping to light Rockaway Beach neighborhood"][/caption] Community center in Rockaway Beach [caption id="attachment_13205" align="alignnone" width="520" caption="Heavy equipment piles rubble being collected in a makeshift garbage dump in Jacob Riis Park in Rockaway, Queens"][/caption]
Cassady Sharp

By Cassady Sharp

Cassady is a media officer at Greenpeace USA covering the Arctic, climate change and corporate influence over politics.

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