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Beach replenishment

2 big payouts may endanger New Jersey’s post-Sandy dune work

WAYNE PARRY / AP - After Superstorm Sandy pummeled the New Jersey coast, then-Gov. Chris Christie set out to build protective sand dunes along most of the state’s [go to article]

Editorial: Money talks, and says retreat from shore flooding is far off

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - One of the problems of a warming planet is glacial, the melting of ice that contributes to rising sea levels and flooding. The flight from that flooding [go to article]

Why engineers use different barriers to protect N.J. coastal towns

BILL BARLOW / WHYY - New Jersey’s East Point Lighthouse at the mouth of the Maurice River has survived pelting winds, driving storms and long periods [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: Murphy must appoint new Pinelands leadership

STAR-LEDGER - For too long, the Pinelands Commission has been manipulated like a political puppet show, a lamentable arrangement for a panel responsible [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy should get on with protecting the Pinelands

THE INQUIRER - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy appointed two environmentalists to the long-troubled Pinelands Commission this month. The move could be a sign [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

Highlands Council to protect 13 priority preservation properties

INSIDER NJ - At its January 17 meeting, the New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council (Highlands Council) approved $2.6 million [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

As sea levels rise, some ask: ‘When is it time to retreat?’

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Standing outside her Lakes Bay home, Ailyn Deguzman points to a 4-foot-long wooden log blocking the gravel driveway [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey

N.J. Gov. Phil Murphy nominates two environmentalists to Pinelands Commission

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Environmental organizations have prodded the administration of New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy for months to replace members [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

Pinelands Preservation Alliance sues Burlington County to block pipeline construction

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - An environmental group is suing Burlington County’s government as part of its ongoing efforts to prevent [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Along the East Coast, rainy days, high tides and sea rise make floods a...

NIGEL CHIWAYA / NBC NEWS - Flooding is becoming a way of life along the Mid-Atlantic coast [go to article]

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