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    PROPERTY RIGHTS VS. THE PUBLIC GOOD: Shorefront Property Owners Should Sign Easements to Protect Their Homes from Future Storms

    by  • October 24, 2014 • News

    IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 23, 2014 Jersey Shore Partnership One River Centre 331 Newman Springs Rd., Bldg. 3 Red Bank, NJ 07701 Contact: Margot Walsh mwalshjspf@gmail.com 732-212-4145   PROPERTY RIGHTS VS. THE PUBLIC GOOD Shorefront Property Owners Should Sign Easements to Protect Their Homes from Future Storms As our children prepare for a storm-free Halloween,...

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    Beach Easements: More than 80% Signed

    by  • October 22, 2014 • News

    The DEP has announced that beach replenishment and shore protection are nearing reality, as the state has obtained more than 80 percent of the 2,850 easements necessary for the Army Corps of Engineers to complete its shore protection projects that include dune construction. Beach front homeowners, most notably in Bay Head, maintain that its...

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    Tim McLoone Presents Award to Jersey Shore Partnership

    by  • October 14, 2014 • News

    Margot Walsh, Executive Director, accepted the Anchor Award at the Jersey Shore Convention and Visitors Bureau’s annual Big Wave Awards dinner on Wednesday, October 15 at Branches, West Long Branch. The award acknowledged the Partnership as a force for positive change and an asset to the Jersey Shore community. Walsh stated that New Jersey’s...

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    Sea Bright to Rebuild Sea Wall

    by  • October 14, 2014 • News

    New Jersey will commit $8.5 million from the Shore Protection Fund to create a continuous seawall in Sea Bright that will repair the damaged sections of the current sea wall and expand it to fortify the downtown area. Mayor Long had appealed for this funding in the aftermath of Sandy. Construction is slated to...

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    Report Warns Rising Sea Levels Will Swamp Shore

    by  • October 14, 2014 • News

    A report by the Union of Concerned Scientists states that within the next 30 years, East Coast communities will see dramatic changes in the number and severity of tidal floods each year, unless serious steps are taken to successfully manage those flood waters. The report made several recommendations on how towns should address the...

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    Investment Opportunities at Fort Hancock

    by  • October 6, 2014 • News

    Phased Development Proposed to Rehabilitate Fort Hancock   Gateway National Recreation Area has proposed a phased approach for redevelopment of the Fort Hancock and Sandy Hook Proving Ground National Historic Landmark.  Phase one is expected to be launched this fall.   This Landmark lies within the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area.  Until...

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    Publication Of The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program (HMGP) Appeals Database

    by  • August 25, 2014 • News

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) announces the availability of the Hazard Mitigation Grants Program Appeals Database. The Hazard Mitigation Grant Program provides grants to state, local, tribal and territorial governments to implement long-term hazard mitigation measures after a major disaster declaration. The purpose of the HMGP is to reduce the loss of life...

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