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Sunday, April 21, 2019

Coast & Ocean

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 wind energy, new jersey environment news

N.J. fishermen and offshore wind firms learning to coexist

AVALON ZOPPO / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Hunched over a laptop, Jeff Dement pointed to a virtual map showing lease areas for offshore wind off New Jersey’s coast [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

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]
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]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

New Jersey trying to write public waterways access into law

AP / NEW JERSEY 101.5 - Governments as far back as the Roman Empire have recognized it, but New Jersey is trying to enshrine in law the public's right [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

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]

Why engineers use different barriers to protect N.J. coastal towns

BILL BARLOW / WHYY - New Jersey’s East Point Lighthouse at the mouth of the Maurice River has survived pelting winds, driving storms and long periods [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]
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]

Editorial: Money talks, and says retreat from shore flooding is far off

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - One of the problems of a warming planet is glacial, the melting of ice that contributes to rising sea levels and flooding. The flight from that flooding [go to article]

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