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Saturday, January 19, 2019

Coast & Ocean

Beach replenishment

‘A never-ending commitment’: The high cost of preserving vulnerable beaches

LISA SONG and AL SHAW / PROPUBLICA - As lawmakers consider disaster relief in the wake of Hurricane Florence, projects to rebuild North Carolina’s shrunken [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]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Offshore wind energy: fishermen ask for relief

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Offshore windmills may be the future of energy here, but they're presently a source of agitation to commercial fishermen [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]
Hurricane Harvey, NASA, Hundson River, Jersey City, NJ Environment News

Hurricane season is heating up. Nearly 6 years after Sandy, is N.J. ready for...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - September is peak season for hurricanes. This month started with Tropical Storm Gordon hitting the Gulf Coast and meandering northward [go to article]
New Jersey Environment News, climate change, Seaside, Jersey Shore

Hurricane Florence: New Jersey is still not ready for next Superstorm Sandy

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - If Hurricane Florence were on its way to New Jersey instead of the Carolinas, it would hit a state that is a bit better prepared to handle [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

NJ expands flood zone buyout program at the Shore

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - New Jersey is expanding its flood zone buyout program into Atlantic County [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

Wind turbines could dot Atlantic City shore by 2020

JAMES NASH / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Three wind turbines could sprout off the Atlantic City shore within two years, a modest start toward Gov. Phil Murphy's goal [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Can offshore wind and commercial fishing coexist?

EVA BOTKIN-KOWACKI / CHRISTIAN SCIENCE MONITOR - The Virginia Marise slides away from the dock into the pitch-black night. At 4 a.m., the only light comes [go to article]
offshore wind turbine installation

Offshore wind, fishing industries work to co-exist

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Offshore wind farm developer Orsted worked with the fishing community in designing its proposed 800 megawatt [go to article]

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