More than year after Sandy, Hoboken wants to be nation urban flood protection model

Associated Press: This city was nearly swallowed by the Hudson River during Superstorm Sandy last year. Its electrical substation and most of its firehouses flooded, businesses and homes were submerged, and people were trapped in high-rises because elevators didn't work and lobbies were under water. Now, more than a year after the storm, Hoboken is looking to become a national flood mitigation model. Its mayor has become an advocate for better planning and more funding for flood-prone urban areas, and for changing......

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