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Monday, February 6, 2023

Coast & Ocean


How is New Jersey protecting its coastline from flooding?

MARY ALICE WILLIAMS / NJTV NEWS - When it comes to shoring up the state against forces of nature unleashed by climate change, Superstorm Sandy [go to article]

NJ could need 2,700 miles of sea walls to defend against rising waters

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey would have to pay almost $25 billion to build almost 2,700 miles of seawalls to protect its coastal communities from anticipated sea-level rise by 2040 [go to article]
Red knots and Horseshoe crabs, Delaware Bay

Naturalists renew calls to halt horseshoe crab harvest in Delaware Bay

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Larry Niles has been working to protect migrating shorebirds on New Jersey’s Delaware Bay beaches for the last 23 years [go to article]
new jersey environment, Jershey Shore

Testing shows these waves are sick, in totally the wrong way

WAYNE PARRY / WASHINGTON POST - Most surfers know it’s best to avoid surfing near pipes that dump storm water into the ocean soon after a storm [go to article]
Sandy Hook

N.J. just blocked a controversial pipeline in Raritan Bay

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy’s administration effectively blocked the progress of a controversial proposed natural gas pipeline late on Wednesday night [go to article]
Raritan Bay pipeline - Northeast Enhancement

Firm to reapply for permits to build PA-NJ-New York City gas pipeline

AP - An Oklahoma company says it will reapply to build a hotly contested pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania through New Jersey, and under a bay [go to article]
Raritan Bay pipeline - Northeast Enhancement

Gas pipeline: DEP decision due on $1B proposal

WAYNE PARRY / AP / APP.COM - A proposal for a nearly $1 billion pipeline that would carry natural gas from Pennsylvania’s shale fields through New Jersey [go to article]
black sea bass

Warming waters spark marine migration, fish wars

ROB HOTAKAINEN / E&E NEWS - The warming waters associated with climate change are creating big ripple effects across fishing communities, including in this picturesque [go to article]
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]

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