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Lynne O'Dell stands near a safety fence in her neighbors' backyard Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Florence, N.J.  (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Lynne O'Dell stands near a safety fence in her neighbors' backyard Wednesday, April 22, 2015, in Florence, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
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Owners of 2 NJ homes at risk of sliding into river told to leave

FLORENCE TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The owners of two homes were ordered to evacuate Wednesday because of what officials called an imminent concern that their residences could slide 70 feet into the Delaware River below.

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Army Corps releases coastal flood risk management framework

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers on Wednesday issued a report saying that managing the flooding risk along the North Atlantic coast from events like Superstorm Sandy is something that has to be done collaboratively by all levels of government and the private sector.

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Sea level rise threatening Jersey shore towns

Flooding caused by high tide may eventually become a problem on more than 200 days per year in certain areas along the New Jersey coastline, according to a new analysis from the Union of Concerned Scientists.

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NJ car dealer admits selling Sandy-flooded cars

A used car dealer in New Jersey has admitted selling seven vehicles that sustained flood damage during Superstorm Sandy after a Motor Vehicle Commission office employee created clean titles for them.

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No major flood concerns in NJ yet

Moisture from a tropical storm, interacting with an approaching cold front, is expected to deliver New Jersey a heavy dose of rain and thunderstorms later this week, but any flooding issues shouldn't be enough to ruin the long holiday weekend.

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HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan discussing beefing up flood protection in NJ. (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
HUD Secretary Shaun Donovan discussing beefing up flood protection in NJ. (David Matthau, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Enhancing Flood Protection in NJ [AUDIO]

New Jersey is getting a total of $380 million in federal funding for two new flood mitigation projects, one in the Meadowlands, and the other along the Weehawken, Hoboken and Jersey City corridor.

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Sandy Not to Blame for Frequent Flooding [AUDIO]

Many Garden State residents experiencing a higher frequency of coastal flooding are blaming Superstorm Sandy for altering our environment. However, lead scientists with the U.S. Geological Survey say Sandy is not to blame.

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Helping NJ Residents in Flood Zones [AUDIO]

Billions of dollars have been spent to help Sandy victims recover from the superstorm that slammed the Garden State 19 months ago, but now some Central Jersey residents are wondering if they've been left behind and forgotten.

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Flooding from the Green Brook at Wells Rd. & Netherwood Ave. in No.Plainfield
Flooding from the Green Brook at Wells Rd. & Netherwood Ave. in No.Plainfield (Stephen Landry @landryst via Twitter)
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Flooding a Concern Following Heavy Rain

 

The heavy rain has passed, but the threat of minor flooding remains from rivers and streams, several of which are at-or-above flood levels.

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Why Does NJ Have Frequent Flooding Problems? [AUDIO]

As rain continues to drench the Garden State today, flood advisories and watches have been posted for several counties. If it seems to you like flooding is becoming more and more of a problem in New Jersey, the experts say you're right.

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