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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Coast & Ocean

wind turbine, new jersey energy

New York’s prized sea scallop faces off against offshore wind

CHRIS MARTIN and JENNIFER A. DLOUHY / BLOOMBERG - Developers pushing to install massive wind turbines in the waters off New York and New Jersey have run [go to article]
Clinging jellyfish

Nearly 300 clinging jellyfish found in Barnegat Bay

AMANDA OGLESBY / APP.COM - Nearly 300 clinging jellyfish — known for their tiny size and excruciating sting — were found by researchers in Barnegat Bay [go to article]
Oysters, NJ environment news

Illness fears thwart NJ oyster colonies that would aid water

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - The fear of poachers stealing oysters from polluted waters and making consumers sick has long thwarted efforts [go to article]
Sandy Hook

A Keystone-like pipeline opens fierce battle over New York’s ‘energy future’

VIVIAN WANG and MICHAEL ADNO / NY TIMES - The proposal seemed straightforward: A new pipeline would connect natural gas fields [go to article]
Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

Going fishing? Watch out for chemical weapons

JUSTIN ROHRLICH / QUARTZ - The US Army will destroy stockpiles of mustard gas and nerve agents this summer as part of its commitment to a 1997 treaty [go to article]
Cohansey River, Delaware Bay

Coastal recovery: Bringing a damaged wetland back to life

JIM MORRISON / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - An ambitious wetlands restoration project is underway on Delaware Bay, where scientists are using innovative [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

For Bayshore climate warrior, environmental threat is personal

ROWAN TODAY - Meghan Wren’s passion for the Delaware Bay community where she lives and works runs deep, from her endangered island [go to article]

Enviros fault Army Corps’ plan for defending NJ back bays from rising seas

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups faulted some of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ latest ideas for defending New Jersey’s back bays [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Governor signs law that strengthens public access to beaches

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With Gov. Phil Murphy’s signature, the state has broadened the public’s access to beaches and waterfront areas [go to article]
new jersey environment, shore, wildlife

N.J. awards $10M in Barnegat Bay watershed anti-pollution grants

JUSTIN AUCIELLO / WHYY - New Jersey is providing nonprofit groups, local governments, and state colleges and universities $10 million in grants to help improve water quality [go to article]

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