The kind of severe storm and flooding that previously hit our region once every 500 years, is now pummeling us every 24. High flood levels were reported after 1970s after carbon emissions spikes. Sea level rise is occurring six times faster now.
Advocates against the proposed PennEast pipeline -- running from along a 118-mile corridor that crosses the Delaware River and then runs southwest in New Jersey -- marched and chanted their objections to the plan.
This August has been one of the driest months in the past 90 years and water usage is up from last year's levels. Without rain in the forecast, moderate drought status could be declared by the end of the week,
ReClam The Bay, an organization established by the Barnegat Bay Shellfish Resotration Program, volunteers to build and maintain upwellers in the Barnegat bay and nurture baby shellfish in order to repopulate the bay.
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