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Sandy’s lessons lost: Jersey Shore rebuilds in sea’s inevitable path

Sandy’s lessons lost: Jersey Shore rebuilds in sea’s inevitable path

LESLIE KAUFMAN / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - For most of the last century, modest one-story summer bungalows lined this private strip of road [go to article]

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

Making sure sea level rise doesn’t swamp New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - By 2050, it is likely that coastal areas of the state will experience sea-level rise [go to article]

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study

New York City at risk of flooding every two decades: climate study

SEBASTIEN MALO / REUTERS - Hurricanes could start flooding New York City's coastline as often as every 20 years due to the effects [go to article]

Money and sand: Will there be enough for New Jersey’s beaches

Money and sand: Will there be enough for New Jersey’s beaches

KIRK MOORE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Even before hurricane Hermine threatened to strip New Jersey’s beaches yet again late last summer, skeptics questioned [go to article]

Environmental group says proposed land use changes threaten area

Environmental group says proposed land use changes threaten area

PHIL GARBER / MOUNT OLIVE CHRONICLE - A proposed change in septic rules would open up more area for development in the most [go to article]

Making up for what’s cut down as development moves in on trees

Making up for what’s cut down as development moves in on trees

CYNTHIA NEVITT / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - It’s not easy being a tree-hugger today. Elaine Scattergood remembers when holly trees had trunks so large [go to article]

Opinions differ on potential changes to Flood Hazard Area Control Act

Opinions differ on potential changes to Flood Hazard Area Control Act

ZACHARY CROCE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The governor is calling for revision of a flood map update bill, which passed unanimously in the state [go to article]

Appeals court ruling on LG building in Englewood Cliffs leaves all sides claiming victory

Appeals court ruling on LG building in Englewood Cliffs leaves all sides claiming victory

KIM LUEDDEKE / THE RECORD - Three and a half years after two local women first took on LG Electronics USA — claiming [go to article]

Coastal development seen at greater risk after adoption of new regulation

Coastal development seen at greater risk after adoption of new regulation

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey’s coastal towns are in greater danger of putting development in places where it [go to article]

LG to lower U.S. headquarter’s height after environmental fight

LG to lower U.S. headquarter’s height after environmental fight

LAILA KEARNEY / REUTERS - A long-running battle between LG Electronics Inc and environmentalists ended on Tuesday [go to article]

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