Voters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.
A new report by the Union of Concerned Scientists projects that in the next three decades years, Philadelphia could go from about 19 tidal flooding events per year to more than 200.
A report released by Amtrak says they would need to close each Hudson River tunnel for at least a year to make repairs.
Local congressmen joined Septa officials at the Sharon Hill station of the Route 102 trolley, where, an average of 12 times a year, flooding renders the tracks impassable.
The largest of the seven projects, costing $32 million, is to shore up the cabling that powers SEPTA’s entire Regional Rail system.
Some 300 New Jersey state police and transportation department workers took part in a statewide hurricane drill today in Cumberland County to test their ability to get hundreds of thousands of people out of shore towns if the need occurs.
Hopeful beachgoers were feeling the effects of the storm, with both rain and winds increasing in intensity as the storm passed well off shore.
With seas of six to nine feet expected on Friday from Tropical Storm Arthur, even higher waves could be driven on shore, creating the danger of rip currents.
Protecting the Jersey shore from the next superstorm is one goal of a $100-million grant program announced today by Sally Jewell, secretrary of the US Department of the Interior.
Emergency management coordinators gathering at the Wildwood Convention Center were operating under the belief that it’s not a matter of if the Jersey shore gets hit with a hurricane, it’s when.
A seismic monitor sitting on the beach in Ventnor, NJ over the weekend turned a few heads.
Five beaches in Cape May and Cumberland counties have been replenished, and 800 tons of debris left in the wake of Hurricane Sandy have been removed.
But starting May 1st, the 57 families still remaining in FEMA housing will be charged market-rate rent.
New Jersey acting attorney general John Hoffman says all four had vacation homes at the shore which they claimed were their primary homes.
Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) was complimentary of HUD’s role but suggested there has been a lot of bureaucratic footdragging at the state level.