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How an overhaul of federal flood insurance could impact the Jersey Shore in 2020

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Pat and Alonzo Bailey live in a modest, one-story house two blocks from the bay in Bungalow Park [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

$119 Billion plan to protect NY/NJ from another Sandy raises concerns over impact, cost

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Despite its enormous price tag and concerns about its environmental impact, the federal government is still considering a project [go to article]
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Trash once marred Jersey beaches, but today’s worry is climate change

DINO FLAMMIA / NJ 101.5 - Three miles of ocean beach closed. On the Jersey Shore, a summer to forget. Troubled times at the shore [go to article]
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Wall Street is masking the true cost of climate change for coastal homes

JAMES TARMY / BLOOMBERG - Last November, less than a month after someone paid more than $1 million for an oceanfront house on New York’s Fire Island, a narrow strip [go to article]
Beach replenishment

Coastal conservation plan sparks fight over sand

THOMAS FRANK / E&E NEWS / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - A Trump administration proposal to vastly expand federal conservation land along the East Coast [go to article]
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Soon, you may be able to go to any NJ beach – and not...

TOM DAVIS / PATCH.COM - New Jersey is on the brink of enacting a law that could ultimately eliminate private beaches, allowing anybody to go to any beach [go to article]
Sandy Hook

Gas pipeline would ‘rip up the clam beds’ in N.J. for New Yorkers’ sake,...

STEVE STRUNSKY / NJ.COM - Richard Isaksen has been clamming and crabbing in Raritan Bay and fishing lower New York Bay for 50 of his 63 years [go to article]
Sandy Hook

New York Harbor pipeline fight escalates as feds near approval deadline

ROSEMARY MISDARY / AM NEW YORK - Local environmental groups are intensifying their two-year-long fight to stop a controversial pipeline carrying fracked gas [go to article]
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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]

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