“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
American City & County/New Jersey’s local utilities to receive $1.9 billion toward Hurricane Sandy-damaged facilities
“Projects such as these are critical to ensuring these vital public services remain in operation in times of natural disasters, and that our environment is protected,” state Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Robert Martin told The Record. “Sandy dealt a devastating blow to our drinking water and wastewater infrastructure, much ...
August 27, 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