Post-Sandy Coastal Protection Bills Advance In NJ Assembly

Law360, New York (May 14, 2013, 6:05 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey Assembly panel on Monday approved three measures meant to redevelop shorelines damaged by Hurricane Sandy, prioritize shore protection projects, and help property owners rebuild at higher elevations to protect against future storm surges.

The Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee approved bills A-3890, A-3892, A-3921, which are all intended to spur redevelopment of the shorelines hardest hit by the Oct. 29 superstorm by amending current law to comply with Federal Emergency Management Agency requirements or set restrictions and priorities for protecting New Jersey's...
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