DEP announces milestones to commemorate second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy
On October 29, the Department of Environmental Protection took part in day-long Christie Administration events commemorating the second anniversary of Superstorm Sandy, while also announcing important milestones in DEP’s post-Sandy recovery efforts. DEP Deputy Commissioner David Glass and Lt. Governor Kim Guadagno announced that New Jersey has surpassed 1,000 grants approved for the DEP’s Hazard Mitigation Grant Program for elevations in Brigantine. For more information on the announcement, view the News Release.
After joining First Lady Mary Pat Christie to stock shelves for the FoodBank of Monmouth and Ocean Counties in Neptune, DEP Commissioner Bob Martin announced that the DEP’s Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Program has purchased 200 Sandy-damaged or flood-prone homes and surpassed 500 buyout offers to homeowners looking to get out of harm’s way. For more information on that announcement, view the News Release.