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Gov. Christie uses emergency order to unify requirements for rebuilding after Sandy

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Associated Press photo Mel Evans

Gov. Chris Christie unveils his Hurricane Sandy flood-map order Thursday in Seaside Heights, Ocean County, one of the shore towns badly damaged Oct. 29. Behind him is state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers, third from right, and firefighters and first responders.

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Associated Press photo Mel Evans

Gov. Chris Christie unveils his Hurricane Sandy flood-map order Thursday in Seaside Heights, Ocean County, one of the shore towns badly damaged Oct. 29. Behind him is state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin, Seaside Heights Mayor Bill Akers, third from right, and firefighters and first responders.