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New Jersey Receives Largest Public Assistance/Mitigation Grant Ever Issued by FEMA For Post-Sandy Infrastructure Hardening
Posted on 25 Aug 2014 by LexisNexis Legal Newsroom Staff

$260 Million Grant Will Fund Flood Mitigation and Energy Resilience Projects at State's Largest Wastewater Treatment Facility The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) has awarded a $260 million Public Assistance grant to the Passaic Valley... Read More

Rating State Hazard Mitigation Plans
Posted on 26 Nov 2013 by Columbia Law - Sabin Center for Climate Change Law

The Columbia Center for Climate Change Law has released a report (and accompanying Excel database ) surveying and ranking all 50 State Hazard Mitigation Plans. The Survey considers to what extent and in what manner climate change related issues are incorporated... Read More

Flooding from Irene: Whither the Flood Plain?
Posted on 7 Sep 2011 by J. Wylie Donald

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English My train this morning usually continues to New York. Today it terminated in Philadelphia, a victim of the deluge delivered by Hurricane Irene. Amtrak explained: Most Northeast Regional service will... Read More

Flooding from Irene: Whither the Flood Plain?
Posted on 7 Sep 2011 by J. Wylie Donald

By J. Wylie Donald, Partner, McCarter & English My train this morning usually continues to New York. Today it terminated in Philadelphia, a victim of the deluge delivered by Hurricane Irene. Amtrak explained: Most Northeast Regional service... Read More