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Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Climate change blamed for grim outlook on Jersey Shore flooding, federal report says

FRANK KUMMER / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - The trend persists, and it’s not good for New Jersey: Coastal towns continue to see increased high-tide flooding, inundating streets [go to article]
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Coastal communities weigh in on resiliency planning

JOANNA GAGIS / NJTV NEWS - It’s only a matter of time before New Jersey’s coastal regions have to face the harsh reality that sea levels are rising [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Nature preserves instead of homes in flood-prone portions of Monmouth County?

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - In the not-so-distance future, the Shrewsbury River will swell and overtake entire neighborhoods within Rumson, Little Silver [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Report: N.J. will have to spend $25 billion on coastal defenses

JOE HERNANDEZ / WHYY - A new report predicts New Jersey will have to shell out billions of dollars by 2040 to protect coastal communities from sea level rise [go to article]
Cohansey River, Delaware Bay

Is there a future for NJ salt marshes?

JUDITH S. WEIS / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Salt marshes, or coastal wetlands, the green areas at the edge of our estuaries, are among the most productive [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

‘Doing nothing is not an option’: Officials lay out plan to fight rising sea...

CBS - A new report is out on New Jersey beaches. It looks at issues like replenishment, as well as climate change [go to article]
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Pallone says battle against offshore drilling in a ‘state of limbo’

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - Rep. Frank Pallone says that the battle against the Trump Administration’s push for seismic blasting and drilling for oil and gas [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Which Jersey Shore fishers will be hurt most by climate change?

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Commercial anglers who catch monkfish off the Jersey Shore are among those who may be impacted most by warming seas [go to article]
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How is New Jersey protecting its coastline from flooding?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - When it comes to shoring up the state against forces of nature unleashed by climate change, Superstorm Sandy [go to article]

NJ could need 2,700 miles of sea walls to defend against rising waters

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey would have to pay almost $25 billion to build almost 2,700 miles of seawalls to protect its coastal communities from anticipated sea-level rise by 2040 [go to article]

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