Liberty Island Ribbon Cutting

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Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 --Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell cuts the ribbon to officially reopen the Statue of Liberty after Hurricane Sandy flooded the Island in October 2012. Although the Statue itself was not harmed by the storm, the infrastructure suffered major damage and underwent eight months of repairs. Also attending the ceremony were New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Senator Robert Menedez and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. The Parks Department is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work the new Flood Elevation Maps into their mitigation. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA
Liberty Island, N.Y., July 4, 2013 --Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell cuts the ribbon to officially reopen the Statue of Liberty after Hurricane Sandy flooded the Island in October 2012. Although the Statue itself was not harmed by the storm, the infrastructure suffered major damage and underwent eight months of repairs. Also attending the ceremony were New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, New Jersey Senator Robert Menedez and National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis. The Parks Department is working with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to work the new Flood Elevation Maps into their mitigation. K.C.Wilsey/FEMA - Location: Liberty Island, NY
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