Some New Jersey residents and environmental groups are suing to try to block the state's new rules governing coastal development in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, saying they allow too many people and buildings to be put in harm's way for the next big storm.
Filing a claim for damage from the weekend Nor'easter that caused coastal flooding in New Jersey, can be just as much of an insurance headache as Superstorm Sandy caused for many, even if the flooding was only minor.
East Coast residents who made the most of a paralyzing weekend blizzard face fresh challenges as the workweek begins: slippery roads, spotty transit service and mounds of snow that buried cars and blocked sidewalk entrances.
Veronica Tate knew from the stench that sewage was among the 8 feet of water that swamped the basement of her ranch-style home after the nearby Meramec River overflowed. The larger concern for residents of her suburban St. Louis neighborhood is the unknown of what else the noxious blend might have c…