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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Coast & Ocean

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]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

How to ease island flooding? Some Jersey shore towns are using bayside islets

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - At Thursday’s high tide, a tiny tugboat named Bonnie pulled a red barge through Great Egg Harbor Bay [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Trump wants to drill off the Jersey Shore. N.J. lawmakers are moving to block...

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Rep. Frank Palllone Jr., the new chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, is once again pushing to ban oil and gas drilling [go to article]
Wind energy turbine construction workers

2 offshore wind firms set sights on Atlantic City

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Three firms have applied for ratepayer subsidies to build offshore wind farms in New Jersey, two of which are eyeing [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Editorial: Offshore MidAtlantic deserves more durable protection from drilling

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - For more than three decades, the public has been presented with the recurring spectacle of the federal government proposing drilling for oil and gas [go to article]
beach erosion at Jersey Shore

Report: N.J. gets ‘F’ grade for coastal preservation

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey has spent more on beach replenishment than nearly every other state, yet is still falling short of preserving [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

N.J. sues Trump admin over seismic testing

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey has joined eight other states and a coalition of environmental groups across the Northeast in suing the Trump administration [go to article]
fishing boat

As climate change sends fish to colder waters, some boats follow

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Flipping through his captain’s log, Larry Colangelo looks at the water temperatures off Atlantic City’s coast this past summer [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]
Ridley's sea turtle

Frozen sea turtle washes up on Long Beach Island

AVALON ZAPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - A frozen sea turtle washed up on Long Beach Island earlier this month as temperatures dipped during a cold snap [go to article]

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