MA Plan Would Buy Threatened Coastal Homes

CT Watershed Study to Examine Extreme Rain Events
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GloucesterTimes.com: Environmentalists are pushing a plan to buy homes along the coast that are repeatedly damaged by storms, with $20 million tucked into a borrowing bill for environmental projects that is still being hashed out by [Massachusetts] House and Senate lawmakers.

“It’s undeniable that significant taxpayer dollars continue to be spent to defend against Mother Nature,” said Sen. Marc Pacheco, a Taunton Democrat who filed the buyback program proposal. “Mother Nature will always win that fight.”

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