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jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Assembly panel approves latest version of waterfront access bill

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is moving closer to enshrining in state law the public-trust doctrine, a common-law principle that ensures [go to article]
Humpback whale in Sany Hook Bay

‘Torture for marine mammals’: In Cape May, Trump plan for seismic testing in Atlantic...

AMY S. ROSENBERG / PHILLY.COM - Capt. Jeff Stewart of the Cape May Whale Watcher knows better than most how whales and dolphins are affected [go to article]
forest fire

Lawmakers hear predictions of deadly fire disaster in South Jersey

DAVID MATTHAU / NEW JERSEY 101.5 - The Pinelands region in South Jersey is facing a deadly wildfire threat that could cause as much, if not more, destruction as the blaze [go to article]

81 percent of the Jersey Shore is paved. Why that’s bad for flooding

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Tall dune grass covers one of the curb strips outside Mary Louise Hayes' residence, and sea shells line her driveway [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

New Jersey trying to write public waterways access into law

AP / NEW JERSEY 101.5 - Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Barriers, flood walls could help protect back bays, Army Corps says

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Get ready for storm-surge barriers, floodwalls, and levees to protect New Jersey’s flood-prone back bays from sea-level rise [go to article]
pipeline, new jersey environment news

Pinelands Commission says South Jersey Gas pipeline approval void

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The Pinelands Commission has notified South Jersey Gas its approval to build a pipeline from Maurice River Township [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

N.J. fishermen and offshore wind firms learning to coexist

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Hunched over a laptop, Jeff Dement pointed to a virtual map showing lease areas for offshore wind off New Jersey’s coast [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

N.J. coastal towns face nearly $1.6B in annual damage from sea rise, flooding, storms,...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released a sweeping report Friday on back bay flooding in New Jersey that singles out climate change [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: The Pinelands escapes Christie’s vandalism

STAR-LEDGER -Another gong sounded on Chris Christie’s ghoulish environmental legacy last week, making this a moment worthy of reflection and celebration [go to article]

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