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New Jersey Residents Blame Increased Flooding On Superstorm Sandy

by Janet Babin
Mar 28, 2013 (All Things Considered) — Since Hurricane Sandy, local officials in many coastal towns in New Jersey are reporting increased flooding and higher flood waters. They say it is happening both during storms and even just on high tides. But no one's exactly sure why. Meanwhile, costs are piling up; officials say the increased flood events and higher flood waters have already damaged major roadways that cost millions of taxpayer dollars to repair since Sandy.

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