• About Jersey Shore Partnership

    The Jersey Shore Partnership is an advocate of initiatives that are unique and important to the Jersey Shore coastal communities with an emphasis on shore protection and beach replenishment. The Partnership takes an active role in New Jersey’s economy including tourism, coastal resources, vital infrastructure, education and emergency preparedness.

    Notice of Tom Gagliano’s Passing

    by  • May 7, 2019 • News

    Tom Gagliano, founder and former Chairman of the Jersey Shore Partnership, recently passed away. Tom recognized the need for legislative support for shore protection and, through his unique ability to bring together elected officials and corporate leaders, Tom established the non-partisan, not-for-profit Jersey Shore Partnership in 1992 to seek stable funding on the state...

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    State Passes Public Beach Access Legislation

    by  • May 6, 2019 • News

    Governor Murphy signed legislation on May 3 that upholds the public trust doctrine, a principle that establishes that the state’s tidal waters and adjacent shorelines belong to the public to be used for navigation, commerce, recreation, including bathing, swimming, and fishing. The Partnership served on the State’s Public Access Task Force and followed the...

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    Partnership Co-sponsors Bill to Stop Seismic Testing in the Atlantic Ocean

    by  • February 12, 2019 • News

    The Jersey Shore Partnership has joined with more than 1, 500 local, state and federal officials as cosponsors of the bipartisan Atlantic Coastal Economies Protection Act, which would stop the five seismic testing permits for the Atlantic Ocean that are pending before the Department of the Interior (DOI).   New Jersey Congressman Chris Smith and...

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    by  • January 2, 2019 • News

    The Jersey Shore Partnership recently held its Annual Meeting at McLoone’s Pier Village, Long Branch with election of officers and board members for the 2018-2020 term. The following were elected officers: John Gagliano, EPS, chairman and treasurer; Linda Kellner, New Jersey Resources, president; Sue Howard, Mayor Monmouth Beach, president-elect; Lynda Pagliughi, Avalon, vice-president; Jane...

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    Grewal: NJ joining multi-state suit over seismic testing, offshore drilling

    by  • December 27, 2018 • News

    State Launches Lawsuit Challenging Federal Government’s Effort to Allow Offshore Drilling in New Jersey. Jersey Shore Partnership attended a press conference to voice opposition to offshore drilling in New Jersey and to support the State’s legal challenge to the Federal government. The federal government has granted permits to five companies eyeing potential drilling off...

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    Bernie Moore, the “inventor” of Beach Replenishment

    by  • March 27, 2018 • News

    New Jersey’s coastal community mourns the loss of Bernie Moore. Bernie served more than 40 years with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. During that time, he served as Director of Coastal Engineering and Administrator for the Division of Engineering and Construction. Moore became New Jersey’s leading expert on shore replenishment issues and...

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    Bi-Partisan NJ Elected Leaders, Hundreds of Concerned Citizens Condemn Trump’s Drilling Plan

    by  • February 27, 2018 • Calls to Action

      United Voices Declare, “Not in Our Ocean, Not on Our Watch” On January 4th, 2018, Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next phase of President Trump’s new 5-year Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The plan includes opening the entire Atlantic Ocean from Maine to Florida for drilling including all...

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