Sandy Could Change The Face Of Coastal Development In NJ

Law360, New York (November 5, 2012, 9:52 PM EST) -- While New Jersey is busy dealing with the immediate environmental impacts of Hurricane Sandy, the superstorm could eventually mean major changes to coastal and waterfront development in the state to protect against the devastation caused by extreme weather events, experts say.

Those changes could come in the form of overhauled government regulations to address flood threats, and in a reluctance from the private sector to invest in projects too close to the coast, environmental and land use attorneys told Law360 on Monday.

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