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Commentary
Hurricane Sandy’s lesson: Resilience isn’t enough

Hurricane Sandy’s lesson: Resilience isn’t enough

ANDREW WINSTON / HARVARD BUSINESS REVIEW - Two years is enough time to get some perspective on a major event. We can move [go to article]

Hurricanes Katrina vs. Sandy: No contest

TODD B. BATES / APP.COM - Two years ago, I was in our Neptune newsroom tracking Hurricane Sandy as it painted a bull's-eye [go to article]

Hurricane Sandy’s second anniversary has been harder than the first

JEN A. MILLER / PHILADELPHIA MAGAZINE - I took the day off yesterday, putting up an out-of-office message so I could [go to article]

Question 2 an investment in NJ’s future

DAVID EPSTEIN / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - As a life-long New Jersey resident I will be voting “yes” on Question 2 on Nov. 4 [go to article]

Opinion: Superstorm Sandy two years later – The storm next time

Opinion: Superstorm Sandy two years later – The storm next time

MEIYIN WU / THE RECORD - It has been two years since Superstorm Sandy struck the coast of New Jersey [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Practice makes imperfect: Why do we keep getting disaster recovery wrong?

Practice makes imperfect: Why do we keep getting disaster recovery wrong?

SCOTT GURIAN, EVE TROEH and JANET BABIN / NJ SPOTLIGHT - U.S. Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan [go to article]

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s recovery trudges along

Two years after Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey’s recovery trudges along

SCOTT GURIAN / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Two weeks after the storm, on a chilly Friday afternoon in November of 2012 [go to article]

With week to go, open-space ballot question continues to be divisive

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With only a week before voters go to the polls to decide on an open-space preservation [go to article]

Mercer County plastic bag fee referendum draws debate from officials, interest groups

JAMES MCEVOY / TIMES OF TRENTON - While the results of the Mercer County referendum on a five-cent plastic bag fee will be non-binding [go to article]

Land Preservation

Environmentalists, N.J. lawmakers split on open space preservation funding referendum

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - A proposal to use part of the state’s corporate business tax to pay for open space preservation [go to article]

With week to go, open-space ballot question continues to be divisive

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With only a week before voters go to the polls to decide on an open-space preservation [go to article]

New debate over protecting New Jersey’s open space

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - The future of New Jersey’s open space program will be decided on Election Day, when voters consider amending [go to article]

Demarest Farms preservation deal could be finalized by year’s end

ALLISON PRIES / THE RECORD - The remaining 17 acres of Demarest Farms in Saddle River could be preserved by the end of the year [go to article]

Food & Farming

Farm fresh — in Camden

CAROL COMEGNO / COURIER-POST - Dean Rosario gave little thought to his taste for fast food. Unaware [go to article]

World Environment
Water Resources

Explainer: How well is New Jersey doing in protecting its waterways?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It could be doing a lot better, according to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region [go to article]

Energy

Wintertime worries about power-grid reliability could mean consumers pay more

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Winter typically is not a time when utilities worry about delivering power to customers [go to article]

Pollution

Roxbury could foreclose on troubled Fenimore landfill in six months

LOUIS C. HOCHMAN / NJ.COM - No one stepped up to buy the troubled Fenimore landfill site at a public auction Tuesday [go to article]

Wildlife

Jersey’s trees still vulnerable two years after Hurricane Sandy

SUSAN BLOOM / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - Two years ago this week, Hurricane Sandy ravaged New Jersey with a force not experienced [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Two years after Sandy, recovery is decidedly a work in progress

KENNY WALTER & GREG KENNELTY/ THE HUB - Two years after superstorm Sandy pounded the Jersey Shore, local officials say progress is [go to article]

Highlands

Nordstrom named executive director of N.J. Highlands Council by 11-1 vote

BEN HOROWITZ / NJ.COM - By an 11-1 vote, the New Jersey Highlands Council on Thursday evening appointed Margaret Nordstrom, its deputy director [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Grand vision for Water Gap park

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - With the 50th anniversary of the creation of the Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area [go to article]

Planning

COAH’s attempt to adopt new rules for affordable housing goes nowhere fast

COLLEEN O'DEA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The New Jersey Council on Affordable Housing's inability yesterday to adopt new rules governing the construction [go to article]

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