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    JSP Co-Chairs National Shore and Beach Preservation Conference

    by  • November 3, 2016 • News

    The Jersey Shore Partnership co-chaired the National Shore and Beach Preservation Association (ASBPA) recent conference in Long Branch with Stevens Institute of Technology and Mott MacDonald. Congressman Frank Pallone was keynote speaker. More than 350 participants focused on innovative ideas and solutions to building more sustainable coastlines. The Co-Chairs presented an award to Lynn Bocamazo,...

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    Good News For Beach Protection Funding

    by  • September 12, 2016 • News

    Senate Bill S311 sponsored by Senator Joe Kyrillos and Assembly Bill A2954 sponsored by Senator Jeff Van Drew would increase the Shore Protection Fund from $25 million to $50 million, the amount that is credited each year to the Shore Protection Fund from realty transfer fees. The Jersey Shore Partnership initiated the legislation and...

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    How Beach Replenishment Works

    by  • August 25, 2016 • News

    Margot Walsh of the Jersey Shore Partnership recently had the opportunity to witness the dredging for beach replenishment first hand. “On Monday, I went out on a Great Lakes Dredging Company dredger off LBI to learn how sand actually gets to our beaches.  It is a very interesting science and, I must say, requires...

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    Congressional Action for Shore Protection

    by  • May 5, 2016 • News

    There was hopeful news coming out of Congress for shore protection funding. The Senate Energy and Water appropriations bill called for $50 million for Shore Protection (Construction) funding in the 2017 budget, $10 million more than 2016. It was projected that the bill would sail through the full Senate with bi-partisan support. It was...

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    State Files Eminent Domain Action Against Margate

    by  • October 11, 2015 • News

    Christie Administration Files Eminent Domain Action Against Margate To Secure Easements Needed For Coastal Protection Project  Legal Actions Against Holdouts Who Are Delaying Projects   For Immediate Release                                                                Contact:  Brian Murray Thursday, October 08, 2015                                                                   Nicole Sizemore 609-777-2600   Trenton, NJ –  The Christie Administration today filed an eminent domain action against the city of...

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    A Response to Joaquin

    by  • October 2, 2015 • News

    All along the coast towns are preparing for the worst and the Governor, DEP and Transportation are taking the necessary precautions. Shore towns are already experiencing flooding from heavy rains and wind with a potential hurricane on its way.  Our beaches are exceptionally vulnerable and we applaud and thank all the municipal workers, emergency...

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    Pallone Requests Army Corps Beach Study

    by  • August 11, 2015 • News

    Congressman Pallone, Co-Chair of the Congressional Coastal Communities Caucus, has requested a US Army Corps of Engineers study on the effectiveness of beach erosion structures when used in concert with beach replenishment projects. The Congressman wrote on behalf of the Caucus stating, “The impact of beach loss on a coastal community can be profound,...

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