PBS NewsHour

As seas rise, New Jersey buys residents out of flood zones

Clip: 01/05/2019 | 9m 57s | Video has closed captioning.

Hundreds of thousands of New Jersey residents live in flood zones that can become inundated with storm water. But the state is trying to move some of them out of harm's way in one of the biggest home buyout programs in the nation. NewsHour Weekend's Ivette Feliciano reports. This story is part of our ongoing series, "Peril and Promise: The Challenge of Climate Change."

Aired: 01/05/19

Rating: NR

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