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Hurricane Sandy-Stricken Shore Towns Avoid Big Tax Hikes - For Now

One of the many fears created by last year's Superstorm Sandy was that it would cause so much property damage in coastal towns of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut that they would have to impose huge tax increases on surviving structures to make up the difference. But thanks largely to the more...

On the Anniversary of Sandy, New Study Presents Lessons Learned from Existing Tools to Protect Coastal Communities

State and municipal governments have many legal tools at their disposal to relocate vulnerable communities away from risky coasts, according to a new study released by the Columbia Law School Center for Climate Change Law. Tuesday, October 29, marked the first anniversary of Superstorm Sandy and its...