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Environmental groups cheer expected demise of South Jersey Gas pipeline

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Environmental groups believe they are on the verge of victory in their long battle against a utility company’s plan to run [go to article]

Study: Flooding has cost this Jersey Shore town $5.3B in home value losses

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey has lost $4.5 billion in appreciation of home values since 2005 because of flooding related to sea-level rise [go to article]
fish market

The world is losing fish to eat as oceans warm, study finds

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - Fish populations are declining as oceans warm, putting a key source of food and income at risk for millions of people around the world [go to article]
Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Sea level rise’s impact on property values will be greatest in N.J. Shore towns,...

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Ocean City, N.J., faces the biggest hit to its property values from sea level rise on the eastern seaboard, surpassing even Miami Beach [go to article]
fishing boat

Why North Carolinian boats are fishing off New Jersey’s coast

SCIENCE DAILY - As the oceans warm in response to climate change, fishing boats in the Mid-Atlantic that focus on only one or two species of fish are traveling [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey, coast

Amendments to beach-access bill run afoul of conservationists

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A supposedly consensus bill to guarantee the public’s access to beach and waterfronts in New Jersey is floundering [go to article]
Beach replenishment

2 big payouts may endanger New Jersey’s post-Sandy dune work

WAYNE PARRY / AP - After Superstorm Sandy pummeled the New Jersey coast, then-Gov. Chris Christie set out to build protective sand dunes along most of the state’s [go to article]

Editorial: Money talks, and says retreat from shore flooding is far off

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - One of the problems of a warming planet is glacial, the melting of ice that contributes to rising sea levels and flooding. The flight from that flooding [go to article]

Why engineers use different barriers to protect N.J. coastal towns

BILL BARLOW / WHYY - New Jersey’s East Point Lighthouse at the mouth of the Maurice River has survived pelting winds, driving storms and long periods [go to article]
Makepeace Lake, Pinelands

Editorial: Murphy must appoint new Pinelands leadership

STAR-LEDGER - For too long, the Pinelands Commission has been manipulated like a political puppet show, a lamentable arrangement for a panel responsible [go to article]

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