The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.
The storm is forecast to linger for 36 hours, according to experts. The prolonged event means high tides will complicate the effects of the storm.
While the exact track of the Category One storm is still unclear, “it’s going to make landfall in New Jersey, that’s clear,” Christie told reporters Sunday afternoon.
The state Attorney General’s Office said Dr. Richard Kaul is putting the public in “imminent danger” while working out of a one-room surgical office in Pompton Lakes. A patient of his in England died during routine dental work.
Many in New Jersey are fed up with the frequent flooding in their area and want out.
As flood victims continue to clean up after Hurricane Irene and rain from Tropical Storm Lee, there is some good news from federal officials.
Rising rivers flooded roadways in some of the same communities hit hard by Hurricane Irene as several hundred New Jersey residents remained in shelters Friday, waiting for waters from Tropical Storm Lee to recede.
New Jersey rivers busted out of their banks Monday, causing record floods in some places and leaving residents elsewhere frustrated.
A house in the middle of a flood zone in Pompton Lakes exploded early Monday, sending clouds of smoke and flames into the air.
As flood-prone areas of New Jersey began drying out Tuesday, angry residents of flooded areas called again on New Jersey’s leaders to do more to keep their roads and homes dry.
Forecasters said minor to moderate flooding will continue along the Passaic River at Pine Brook and Little Falls and the Rockaway River at Boonton until they begin to recede Tuesday.
Heavy rains drenched already flood-weary communities in New Jersey on Thursday, forcing thousands of residents to prepare for disaster.
Thousands of residents in flood-prone neighborhoods across New Jersey were bracing themselves for additional rain headed into the area.
Forecasters said between one and three inches of rain could soak the state Thursday and flooding could continue into Friday evening.
The rain moved out Monday morning but it left its mark across the Tri-State.