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Offshore oil drilling rig

Phil Murphy signs bill banning offshore drilling in New Jersey

CHRISTIAN HETRICK / OBSERVER - New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill into a law on Friday to ban offshore drilling in state waters, hindering President Trump’s plan [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]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Jersey Shore gets a reprieve as Trump’s plan to expand offshore oil drilling hits...

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - President Donald Trump’s efforts to expand offshore oil drilling — including in the Atlantic Ocean off the Jersey Shore — faces delays [go to article]
NOAA flood map, new jersey

Opinion: It’s time to prepare for increased flooding due to sea level rise

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Street flooding is not unusual in New Jersey’s coastal towns, especially during high tides [go to article]

Pulitzer Prize winner’s new book focuses on southern Ocean County

RICK MELLERUP / THESANDPAPER.NET - OMG, what almost happened back in 1969! The Shapiro brothers, Herb and Jerry, are legendary figures [go to article]
superstorm sandy, coastal flooding, jersey shore

Retreating from rising seas isn’t a win or a defeat – it’s reality

KATE YODER / GRIST - Indonesia just found itself a new capital. The country’s president, Joko Widodo, announced on Monday that the new seat of government [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]
marsh, delaware bay, new jersey

Who knows where the sand goes?

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - After years of rebuilding Delaware Bayshore beaches decimated by Hurricane Sandy, the American Littoral Society [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

This red tide might be good news for New Jersey oyster beds

WAYNE PARRY / AP / WASHINGTON POST - A red tide is heading for thousands of acres of oyster beds in New Jersey’s Delaware Bay [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

NJ Audubon lauds BPU solicitation of offshore wind

CAPE MAY COUNTY HERALD - The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) officially announced Sept. 17 that it was inviting bids for 1,100 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind [go to article]

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