Panel Takes Sobering Look at Future of the Shore March 14, 2013 By Inquirer Staff Writer Amy S. Rosenberg TRENTON – It was a late-afternoon panel of disaster, insurance, and recovery experts speaking in a committee room far from ...

Opinion:  NJ Needs Coastal Commission to Focus on Long-Term Future, Not Immediate Sand Rebuilding March 9, 2013 Times of Trenton Guest Opinion Columnist Barry Chalofsky Since Superstorm Sandy, we have been inundated with proposals on ...

Watchdog: Some Seek Buyouts of Flooded Properties March 4, 2013 Video by Thomas P. Costello Article by Todd B. Bates Floodwaters flowed into Fran O’Connor’s low-lying Sayreville home three times in the past three years, ...

Hurricane Sandy and the Jersey Shore: Did Engineering or ecology protect us better? Ledger Live for Feb. 1, 2013 – Ledger Live with Brian Donohue. On today’s Ledger Live, Donohue compares the highly engineered beaches of ...

We are big fans of dunes here, preferably the natural ones, and well vegetated.  But even the Army Corps dunes built during beachfills and replenishment provide some measure of protection.  The problem is not all Army Corps beachfill ...

Reporters and politicians, or we should say reporters following politicians, love to run out on to the beach after major storms and declare the beaches are eroding and therefore need replenishing.  It happens every time and Hurricane ...

Nov 3, 2012 New England Cable News served these 10 mins. of silent aerial footage showing the devastation wrought by Sandy to Long Beach Island.  This starts at Taylor Ave in Beach Haven, pans south to downtown Beach Haven and then ...

October, 31, 2012 – Federal Involvement in Flood Response and Flood Infrastructure Repair:  Storm Sandy Repair Nicole T. Carter Specialist in Natural Resource Policy View complete CRS Report here (pdf)