coast http://wshu.org en Sen. Murphy urges stricter zoning in coastal communities http://wshu.org/post/sen-murphy-urges-stricter-zoning-coastal-communities <p>U.S. Senator Chris Murphy of Connecticut says municipalities&nbsp;need&nbsp;to encourage stricter zoning in coastal communities. That's so&nbsp;they&nbsp;can&nbsp;avoid the extensive property damage associated with extreme weather events like the recent Hurricane Sandy. Murphy was speaking at a forum he organized on Friday at the Yale Climate and Energy Institute.&nbsp; Murphy said&nbsp;it&nbsp;will&nbsp;be difficult to accomplish such zoning changes.</p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 13 Sep 2013 23:37:18 +0000 Ebong Udoma 5157 at http://wshu.org Sen. Murphy urges stricter zoning in coastal communities