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Reps. LoBiondo, Runyan Sponsor Bill to Lessen Impact of Rising Flood Insurance Rates

4-15-13
Congressmen Frank LoBiondo and Jon Runyan have sponsored a bill in response to rising flood insurance rates in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.
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Risk of Fire High in New Jersey with Warm, Dry Weather

4-12-13
NJ Forest Fire Service Supervising Forest Firewarden Steven Holmes says warm, dry conditions increase the risk of fires in the state.
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Atlantic County Freeholder Chairman Finds FEMA Maps Problematic But Favors Building of Dunes

4-11-13
Frank Formica, a business man who also happens to be chairman of the Atlantic County Board of Freeholders, said Atlantic City and the region would be 100 percent ready for the summer.
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Oyster Farmers Get Back to Barnegat Bay After Sandy

4-11-13
Hurricane Sandy wiped out much of the oyster population in the Barnegat Bay and those in the industry are trying to recover their losses.
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Hurricane Sandy Has Changed Surfing Conditions at Jersey Shore

4-8-13
The power of Hurricane Sandy redistributed sand along the Jersey coast, changing surfing conditions.
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Cultivating Sustainable Relationships: A Seton Hall Garden is a Study of the Marriage Between Humans and the Environment

4-4-13
A campus garden helps students recognize ways to have a healthy relationship with the planet.
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Ship Bottom Residents Reluctant to Sign Easements to Build Dunes

4-3-13
One couple who has lived in Ship Bottom for 45 years is worried about the consequences of signing an easement for a dune replenishment project and feels bullied by the governor.
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Pallone Touts Aid for Marina Repairs and Warns of Sequester Impact

4-3-13
Rep. Frank Pallone Jr. (D-6) announced $14.5 million in federal funding for Atlantic Highlands Harbor to repair marina piers damaged during Hurricane Sandy. The congressman also said that cutbacks as a result of the sequester would be felt in New Jersey slowly but surely.
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Environmental Activist Blasts Court Ruling Allowing Waiver of DEP Rules

4-1-13
The New Jersey Appellate Division held that there are certain limited circumstances in which environmental rules should be waived. But environmentalists, like Jeff Tittel, Director of the New Jersey Chapter of the Sierra Club, are outraged.
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Ellis Island Still Closed Due to Sandy Damage

3-29-13
After suffering extensive damage from Hurricane Sandy, Ellis Island is still recovering and won't be open to the public until July.