“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
" 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
“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
After storm surges from Sandy destroyed hundreds of homes in the municipality, leaving a field of tornado-like wreckage in the storm’s wake, calls for action from homeowners became even more desperate. Investments in #Infrastructure protect our towns, our homes, and our way of life. #JerseyShore #JerseyStrong Original story here.
April 17, 2015John Flores