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With Last Boardwalk Plank Added, Seaside Heights Ready for Summer

6-21-13
First Lady Mary Pat Christie hammered in the final plank to the Seaside Heights boardwalk. Officials and business owners hope the shore community will have a successful season.
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NJ Sierra Club Director Criticizes DEP’s Handling of Landfills, Favors Buono Over Christie

6-20-13
New Jersey Sierra Club Chapter Director Jeff Tittel is supporting Barbara Buono for governor because of her stance on the environment.
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DEP Commissioner Discusses New Flood Maps, Home Buyouts

6-19-13
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin says FEMA's revised flood maps have positive changes and believes there will be enough money available to buy homes in flood prone areas from willing sellers.
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FEMA Offers Online Flood Maps, Interactive Tool

6-19-13
Users can find the best available flood hazard data and look up their base flood elevation by address.
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Heavy Rainfall Causes Loss of Crops at New Jersey Farms

6-18-13
An abnormally wet June has caused some crops of strawberries to mold and delayed the planting of watermelon.
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Newark’s Adopt-a-Lot Program Lets Community Members Beautify the City and Grow Food

6-18-13
City residents can adopt vacant city-owned lots in their neighborhoods. The project has helped beautify the area.
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Some Residents Relieved By New FEMA Flood Elevation Maps

6-17-13
The newest flood maps have put more residences in A zones than V zones. V zones are the most hazardous flood zones.
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Stop FEMA Now Founder Says New Flood Maps Is a Good Start

6-17-13
Stop FEMA Now founder George Kasimos says FEMA's revised flood maps is a good starting point, but that there is still a lot more work to do on behalf of property owners.
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Easement Holdouts Named in Mantoloking

6-14-13
Local officials decide to name the five homeowners who refuse to sign easements required for the Army Corps beach replenishment project.
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Severe Weather Felt Throughout the State

6-13-13
A severe storm that rolled across the country rolled right into the Garden State today, and the consequences were felt from the north to the south.