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Rebuilding After SuperStorm Sandy

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Thousands of people are still trying to find the funding to rebuild their homes after the devastation of SuperStorm Sandy. Now a new bill has made its way to Governor Christie's desk that will allow people to build in FEMA flood zones which could end up putting families at risk in the event of another hurricane.

So, Chaser Bill went over to Weehawken to see the waterfront areas where some of this new construction could possibly take place.  The problem is that FEMA will not insure any development in flood zones and it's unlikely that any other insurance companies will either so this could leave taxpayers footing the bill or families left on the street. So the Chasers debate the question of whether or not waterfront development in flood zones is really worth the risk.

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