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Hurricane Sandy, New Jersey

Hurricane season: Are New Jersey beaches ready?

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Winter wasn't kind to Jersey Shore beaches. Taken together, four snowy coastal storms that ripped past New Jersey [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Highlands

High court to review development bid in sensitive Highlands area

MARSHA STOLTZ and JOSHUA JONGSMA / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Calling it "a victory for the  environment and the Highlands Act," New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel [go to article]
video

Why is beachgrass so important to the Jersey Shore?

LAUREN WANKO / NJTV NEWS - Volunteers are shoveling on the beach, though not for sand castles. At Island Beach State Park, volunteers are digging holes for beachgrass [go to article/watch video]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Will climate change revive an old idea: A regional coastal commission?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT – Could climate change lead the state to embrace an idea it shunned more than three decades ago [go to article]
Cownose Ray

Cownose rays invade the Jersey Shore

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Migrating kite-shaped cownose rays are here in full force. The wing-tipped sea creatures with a big snout have been spotted by beachgoers [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

Rare nor’easter double punch raises erosion fears at Shore

AMANDA HOOVER / NJ.COM - A nor'easter predicted to hit just days after a similar storm brought high winds and coastal flooding could spell erosion trouble for New Jersey beaches [go to article]
beach and seawater

Why fecal bacteria sometimes takes over Jersey Shore beaches

RUSS ZIMMER / NBC 10 - The cloud of fecal bacteria that lingered off New Jersey beaches last week is a reminder of a grim truth on the Shore: The water [go to article]
Newark Bay wetlands

Wetlands restoration on Newark Bay protects against flooding, improves water quality

MIKE SMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Jet passengers flying into Newark International Airport or car drivers zipping along the New Jersey Turnpike may not think [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]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Editorial: What’s the holdup, Governor?

BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - What’s the holdup, Governor? The Pinelands is a million acres of protected, ecologically sensitive land. It’s not a corner park [go to article]  

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