South River receives $1.4M for Sandy buyouts

South River receives $1.4M for Sandy buyouts

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WASHINGTON – U.S. Sens. Bob Menendez and Cory Booker on Wednesday announced the awarding of $1,498,294 from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), representing the final installment of a $21,119,377 storm resiliency and flood mitigation effort in South River to buyout flood-prone properties damaged by Superstorm Sandy. 

“As New Jersey continues its recovery more than five years after Superstorm Sandy devastated our state, it is absolutely critical that we take proactive steps to protect our communities and vital infrastructure from the threat of future storms and flooding,” said Menendez.

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