|By Business Wire||
|January 9, 2013 04:44 PM EST||
ICF International Chairman and CEO and NYS 2100 Commissioner Sudhakar Kesavan believes New York Governor Andrew Cuomo’s plan to address infrastructure resiliency in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy, as outlined in the governor’s 2013 State of the State address, reflects the best thinking of the NYS 2100 Commission.
“The NYS 2100 Commission brought together experts in a variety of disciplines to examine and make recommendations for building long-term resilience into the state’s infrastructure systems. The commission relied on available data and literature to develop the most appropriate recommendations under a comprehensive risk management framework,” Mr. Kesavan said.
The NYS 2100 Commission was established by the governor in the aftermath of Superstorm Sandy. In his 2013 State of the State address, Gov. Cuomo called for selectively hardening fuel delivery and utility systems, training emergency responders, and rebuilding in a more resilient manner.
“The governor’s comments provide a solid basis for the state and the region to begin the process of rebuilding, and building new, more resilient infrastructure in the future,” Mr. Kesavan said.
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ICF International (NASDAQ:ICFI) partners with government and commercial clients to deliver professional services and technology solutions in the energy, environment, and infrastructure; health, social programs, and consumer/financial; and public safety and defense markets. The firm combines passion for its work with industry expertise and innovative analytics to produce compelling results throughout the entire program lifecycle, from research and analysis through implementation and improvement. Since 1969, ICF has been serving government at all levels, major corporations, and multilateral institutions. More than 4,500 employees serve these clients from more than 50 offices worldwide. ICF's website is http://www.icfi.com.
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