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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...

Second Round of Sandy Relief Money Conditioned on Future Sea Level Rise Risk Analysis

Ethan I. Strell, Esq. Associate Director and Fellow Columbia Center for Climate Change Law The federal Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) has published a Federal Register Notice setting forth the requirements for the second round of relief funds appropriated by the Disaster Relief...