Christopher Flavelle, New York Times, March 11, 2020

https://www.nytimes.com/2020/03/11/climate/government-land-eviction-floods.html?action=click&module=Top%20Stories&pgtype=Homepage

The federal government is giving local officials nationwide a painful choice: Agree to use eminent domain to force people out of flood-prone homes, or forfeit a shot at federal money they need to combat climate change.

That choice, part of an effort by the Army Corps of Engineers to protect people from disasters, is facing officials from the Florida Keys to the New Jersey coast, including Miami, Charleston, S.C., and Selma, Ala. Local governments seeking federal money to help people leave flood zones must first commit to push out people who refuse to move.

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