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Saturday, August 13, 2022

Coast & Ocean

new jersey environment news, Trump

Trump’s new ocean policy focused more on economy, less on environment

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The fate of the Mid-Atlantic Ocean Action Plan, which took years to develop and was starting to be used by government [go to article]
East Point Lighthouse, Delaware Bay, NJ

East Point Lighthouse gets help combating erosion from nor’easters

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The historic East Point Lighthouse is getting substantial help from U.S. Silica and the township [go to article]
wind turbine, new jersey energy

New York’s prized sea scallop faces off against offshore wind

CHRIS MARTIN and JENNIFER A. DLOUHY / BLOOMBERG - Developers pushing to install massive wind turbines in the waters off New York and New Jersey have run [go to article]
new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

Global sea levels could rise 8 feet by 2100, more in NJ, Rutgers study...

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - By the dawn of the next century, South Jersey’s barrier islands will pretty much disappear at high tide, based on data [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Moving cars, canceling plans, taking risks – life in a flood zone

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Andrea Palermo’s life has taken on the ups and downs of the tides she follows on her phone app [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]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Surrendering to rising seas

JEN SCHWARTZ / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Monique Coleman's basement was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy [go to article]

Petition to stop state’s killing of red foxes on Jersey beach nears 80K signatures

CAITLYN STULPIN / NJ.COM - Residents of Brigantine speculated for years about the state's role in the dwindling numbers of their beloved unofficial mascots, the red fox [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Your dinner might be swimming North thanks to climate change, Rutgers study says

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Climate change is making oceans warmer and the fish are taking flight [go to article]

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]

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