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Bloomberg’s Post-Sandy Redevelopment Program – Not a Buyout Program

by Anne Siders WNYC radio announced this morning that Mayor Bloomberg, as part of his post-Sandy recovery effort, is considering purchasing waterfront homes that were damaged by Sandy.   The plan would use some portion of the $1.8 billion in Community Development Block Grant funding that has been earmarked for New […]

NRDC Petitions FEMA to Require Climate Change Assessment in State Disaster Plans

Yesterday, the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) and National Wildlife Federation filed a petition with the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) that would require states to incorporate climate change assessments in their hazard mitigation plans. FEMA administers several federal mitigation grant programs under the Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Management […]