New Jersey properties converted to flood-protection zones following Superstorm Sandy
Ten years ago, Superstorm Sandy hit metro New York city and the Jersey Shore. New jersey was hit especially hard. It destroyed more than 300,000 homes and racked up more than $30 billion in damage. Since then, towns up and down the Jersey Shore have been preparing for the future. They turned to ecologist Brooke Maslo of Rutgers University to head a bold experiment in building climate-resistant coastal communities.