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FEMA Region II Coastal Analysis and Mapping

Is New Jersey and New York going to ignore the new mapping?  If this new mapping is adopted by these states it will prevent most of the damage created by storms like Sandy and other super storms to come and we have to admit they will come!  Under its Risk MAP Program, the Federal Emergency Management Agency […]

“Jersey Strong” Needs to Be Jersey Smarter

Retreating from areas that consistently flood, improving sewer systems so they are less prone to overflowing and creating better wastewater management systems are just a few steps that have to be taken to make the Jersey Shore’s post-Sandy rebuilding process more environmentally safe, said environmentalists on Thursday. Officials from leading New Jersey environmental organizations discussed […]

Sewage Flows After Hurricane Sandy Exposing Flaws in System – NYTimes.com

Even though this event happened in New York – New Jersey coastal areas are affected as well.     EAST ROCKAWAY, N.Y. — The water flowing out of the Bay Park sewage plant here in Nassau County is a greenish-gray soup of partially treated human waste, a sign of an environmental and public health disaster […]

N.J. Spars Over Free Beach Access Post-Sandy

Watch the video here: New Jersey Spars Over Free Beach Access Post-Sandy: NPR At an oceanfront park in Long Branch, N.J., Tim Dillingham looks out over the beach in awe of how much the pounding waves and high waters of Hurricane Sandy have changed the Jersey shore. Dillingham is the executive director of the American Littoral […]

Flood Insurance Claims in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy

When dealing with flood insurance  you have to keep in mind they work for you and not the other way around.  Of course you need them to help you through the tragedy from Hurricane Sandy but if you take on any work on your home while waiting for a contractor to either be allowed on […]