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Oysters, NJ environment news

Navy teams with NY/NJ Baykeeper to help increase oyster population

NEWS 12 NJ - The United States Navy and the NY/NJ Baykeeper are teaming up to help increase the oyster population in New Jersey [go to article]
beach and seawater

More syringes are washing up on Jersey beaches. It’s a problem that starts miles...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN and ALEX NAPOLIELLO / NJ.COM - The images were disturbing: hypodermic needles, syringes and vials of blood washed ashore miles of beaches [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Opinion: Dredging project eroding public trust doctrine and public trust

MICHELE DONATO / APP.COM - The public trust doctrine has protected tidal waters for the benefit of the people since Roman times.  In the United States, we inherited [go to article]
new jersey environment, shore, wildlife

Ocean City proposes $3.2 million plan to rebuild wetlands

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The city is proposing a $3.2 million project to combat erosion and rebuild marsh on a wetlands island [go to article]
Cownose Ray

Cownose rays invade the Jersey Shore

DAN RADEL / APP.COM - Migrating kite-shaped cownose rays are here in full force. The wing-tipped sea creatures with a big snout have been spotted by beachgoers [go to article]
cigarette butt on beach

Gov. Phil Murphy signs NJ beach smoking ban with $250 fine

MIKE DAVIS / APP.COM - Say goodbye to cigarette butts in the sand! Gov. Phil Murphy on Friday signed into law a revision [go to article]
new jersey environment, highlands

Former senior EPA official to lead Highlands Council

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lisa Plevin, a former chief of staff at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Region II office, will become the new executive director [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Surrendering to rising seas

JEN SCHWARTZ / SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN - Monique Coleman's basement was still wet with saltwater when the rallying began. Just days after Superstorm Sandy [go to article]
New York Harbor, Manhattan

Army Corps wants to build a massive 5-mile seawall to prevent against the next...

CASSIDY GROM and MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - More than five years after Hurricane Sandy slammed ashore in 2012, government agencies are still spit-balling new [go to article]
Humpback whale in Sany Hook Bay

Whale’s jaw had been entangled for months. Now the humpback is finally free.

ANTHONY G. ATTRINO / NJ.COM - The first reports of a humpback whale entangled in some type of line off Sandy Hook were made as early as last October [go to article]

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