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Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

New Jersey shore sees sea level change — and it can’t be denied

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Four nor’easters hit New Jersey in March, disrupting everyday life, flooding coastal streets and forcing some island [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

As sea levels rise, some ask: ‘When is it time to retreat?’

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Standing outside her Lakes Bay home, Ailyn Deguzman points to a 4-foot-long wooden log blocking the gravel driveway [go to article]
superstorm sandy, coastal flooding, jersey shore

FEMA proposes to buy flooded homes and let owners rebuild

JOEL SCATA / NRDC - FEMA has proposed allowing owners of homes that have been repeatedly damaged by coastal storms and floods, and that were bought out by taxpayers [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]
Hurricane Sandy damaged home, Mantoloking beach

Rising seas will wipe out $30B of property in one N.J. town, report says

JOSEPH ATMONAVAGE / NJ.COM - The year is 2100, and 45,757 homes valued at nearly $30 billion are underwater in Upper Township [go to article]
Sandy Hook

Would an enormous storm surge barrier save NYC’s coast – or destroy it?

NATHAN KENSINGER / CURBED - It has been almost six years since Hurricane Sandy inundated New York’s coastline, and the city is still not prepared [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Sea level rise’s impact on property values will be greatest in N.J. Shore towns,...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Ocean City, N.J., faces the biggest hit to its property values from sea level rise on the eastern seaboard, surpassing even Miami Beach [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Shore towns use sand dredged from inlets to widen beaches

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - Two common problems in coastal areas — eroded beaches, and clogged inlets hazardous for boat traffic — have a mutual solution [go to article]
cigarette butt on beach

Gov. Phil Murphy signs NJ beach smoking ban with $250 fine

MIKE DAVIS / APP.COM - Say goodbye to cigarette butts in the sand! Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed into law a revision [go to article]
new jersey environment, shore, wildlife

New Jersey shields its fragile shoreline ecosystems

KAT FRIEDRICH / CONSERVATION FINANCE NETWORK - Among the piping plovers and marsh grasses of New Jersey’s scenic coast, environmentalists and communities [go to article]

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