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Friday, May 14, 2021

Coast & Ocean


Five years after Sandy, locals torn on flood protection

STEPHANIE SY / PBS NEWSHOUR - Five years ago, Hurricane Sandy decimated the East Coast, killing at least 60 people and causing [watch video]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

On New Jersey’s Bayshore, waiting for a post-Sandy recovery that never came

ALEXANDER C. KAUFMAN and CHRIS D'ANGELO / HUFFINGTON POST - Meghan Wren remembers the day when a young bald eagle ― fluffy with [go to article]

‘Lake Christie’ on the Atlantic: A Jersey Shore town’s battle over dunes

MIKE KELLY / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Let’s begin with the good news. The waist-deep pool of smelly, bacteria-laced rainwater that stretched nearly [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]
Ortley Beach, Superstrom Sandy damage 2012, new jersey

In post-Sandy era, N.J. Shore’s solvency is tied to disaster aid

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE / BLOOMBERG - The top-rated creditworthiness of the New Jersey Shore depends on the willingness of the federal [go to article]
New Jersey Environment News, climate change, Seaside, Jersey Shore

Superstorm Sandy: 5 years later, New Jersey is still storm proofing

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When Hurricane Sandy barreled into the New Jersey coast five years ago today, it pushed a 12-foot [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Gov. Kean: Rethinking the Jersey Shore’s future in an age of climate change

THOMAS H. KEAN and PETER KASABACH / STAR-LEDGER - The 2017 hurricane season has already brought the U.S. three devastating storms [go to article]
Barnegat Bay, Bayville, New Jersey

Christie announces $20M for future health of Barnegat Bay

KEVIN SHEA / NJ.COM - Gov. Chris Christie announced $20 million in grants Wednesday to county and local governments, and environmental [go to article]

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