Lyndhurst, NJ News

Lyndhurst calls for other river towns to take action on flood mitigation

The township invited state and federal legislators to a meeting on May 29, hoping to start a dialogue on the flooding risk the Passaic River posses to Lyndhurst neighborhoods. At times, the meeting turned into a soapbox for officials and residents discouraged by what they believe is indifference by lawmakers and red tape. While split on how to go about mitigating the problem, the high turnout was evidence of locals not being content to reconstruct their lives again and again following river flooding.

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