—Michael Bloomberg's plans for New York City after Hurricane Sandy won't include seawalls, but he said other coastline protections such as levees, jetties, berms and dunes could be in the works.

In a lengthy speech before the New York League of Conservation Voters in lower Manhattan on Thursday, Bloomberg said he has directed deputy mayors Cas Holloway, Linda Gibbs and Robert Steel to conduct a comprehensive review of city preparedness and recovery operations. Seth Pinsky, president of the New York City Economic Development Corp., will craft recovery plans for the hardest hit communities — the Rockaway peninsula in southern Queens and shore-exposed area of Brooklyn and Staten Island.

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