“This completed project is a critical piece in our goal of constructing a statewide coastal protection system that will safeguard lives and property” – DEP Commissioner Bob Martin The lessons from Sandy are clear; we need to proactively protect our beaches, our shore and coastal towns, and the lives and livelihoods ...
November 11, 2015John Flores
Every time you turn on a light, charge your phone, or fill up your car, you are tapping into an energy infrastructure that took decades to build. But do you know where the energy is coming from? Do you know where the electricity to run your refrigerator and television come ...
October 21, 2015John Flores
" A new study looking back over 1,000 years finds the flooding risk along the New York and New Jersey coasts increased greatly after industrialization, and major storms that once might have occurred every 500 years could soon happen every 25 years or so." - Wayne Parry, Associated Press If ...
October 8, 2015John Flores
Recent flash flooding around the state should remind everyone that much of the state needs serious #infrastructure upgrades. Let's not wait for the next Sandy. Share if you agree. http://www.nj.com/news/index.ssf/2015/05/heavy_thunderstorms_expected_to_bring_flash_floodi.html
June 1, 2015John Flores
“It’s not just population and economic growth that will put pressure on U.S. infrastructure,” they wrote. “Climate change will also test the strength and endurance of the highways we drive on, the airports we fly out of, and the dams, reservoirs, canals and water facilities that provide water to ...
May 14, 2015John Flores