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Shore Climate Change: NJ Plans More Buyouts in Frequent Flood Areas

AMANDA OGLESBY / ASBURY PARK PRESS –  More Shore homeowners who live in frequently flooding neighborhoods can expect to be offered buyouts and incentives to relocate as part of a new state initiative putting climate change at the forefront of development and infrastructure decisions.

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday released the state’s “Climate Change Resiliency Strategy,” 125 policy recommendations to 17 state agencies aimed at reducing harms tied to changing climate, rising sea level and increasingly strong storms …