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Flooding is seen after Irene from Chopper 880 - Wayne, NJ - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure Advances

There is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.

10/13/2011

Flooded N.J. home

N.J. Mayor Bans Woman From Selling Home

A homeowner says her house is unlivable because it constantly floods. She thought relief was in sight when she got accepted into a state program that would take the home off of her hands.

12/13/2010