NJ Erecting New and Improved Protective Dunes Along Long Beach IslandA spokesman for the NJ Department of Environmental Protection says it will take about a year and cost more than $120 million.
More Post-Sandy Dune Enhancements Begin Along South Jersey ShorelineMargate is fighting the plan in court.
Sen. Bob Casey Says Additional Federal Funds Being Allocated to Delaware River Dredging Project"When you total up what's in the budget already and what's in the work plan, it's 97.5 million dollars," Casey notes. "That keeps the project on target."
Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement ProjectVoters 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.
Philadelphia Groups Back Effort To Clarify EPA's Role For Clean WaterEnvironmentalists and activists gathered today at Boathouse Row to tout the importance of new rules clarifying the reach and control of the Environmental Protection Agency and the US Army Corps of Engineers over major waterways and the streams and creeks that flow into them.
Are Those Earthquake Monitors at the Jersey Shore? Sort of.A seismic monitor sitting on the beach in Ventnor, NJ over the weekend turned a few heads.
NJ Congressman Says Hurricane Sandy Relief Is Coming Far Too SlowlyFrank LoBiondo (R-NJ) says it is a relief to have the first portion of the aid for Hurricane Sandy victims pass.
Feds Agree To Repair Sandy Damage in Stone Harbor and Avalon, NJA beach replenishment project in two South Jersey shore towns is being expanded, to deal with damage from not one but two storms.
Repair of 2011 Beach Damage To Begin in South Jersey Shore TownsThis $4½-million project is targeted for the beaches of Stone Harbor and Avalon.
Officials Say Beach Replenishment Projects Helped Protect Towns From SandyFederal, state, and local governments have spent some $700 million over the last 25 years, pumping sand from the ocean onto beaches to create a buffer between towns and storm-tossed seas.
Sen. Menendez Urges Quick Rebuild of NJ Beaches After SandyAt what price? He estimates between $750 million and $1 billion.
Jay Lloyd's Getaway: Between Chesapeake City and Delaware CityThere are a pair of getaway gem towns that are often overlooked but very close to home. They're both on the nearby Chesapeake & Delaware Canal.