NJ Senate Passes Passaic River Flood Prevention Bill

Law360, New York (June 28, 2013, 8:03 PM EDT) -- The New Jersey Senate on Friday passed a bill designed to prevent destructive flooding by moving funds from a water treatment fund and dedicating them to dredging the lower Passaic River in order to protect the surrounding communities from potential floods.

The bill, S1781, was passed unanimously by the state’s Senate and would reallocate $3 million from a state fund created as part of a 2003 bill that raised funds through a bond act to use for an array of the state’s water-related needs, including flood...
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