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  • New Report Outlines Coastal Resilience Strategies

    New Report Outlines Coastal Resilience Strategies

    December 13, 2017 : 0 comments

    A new report, prepared by New Jersey Future as part of the state Department of Environmental Protection’s Sustainable and Resilient Coastal Communities project, details strategies and tools coastal municipalities that want to reduce their vulnerability to future sea-level rise can use, and it outlines steps the state can take to support and coordinate local efforts.

  • How the Fourth Regional Plan Could Affect New Jersey

    How the Fourth Regional Plan Could Affect New Jersey

    December 12, 2017 : 0 comments

    The Regional Plan Association’s Fourth Regional Plan was unveiled Nov. 30. Many of its recommendations support New Jersey Future’s Gubernatorial Blueprint, and carry implications for how New Jersey will grow in the future as part of the tri-state metropolitan area.

  • Water Conference Urges Action From New Jersey’s New Administration

    Water Conference Urges Action From New Jersey’s New Administration

    December 6, 2017 : 0 comments

    More than 300 people from across the water sector attended Jersey Water Works’ third annual conference, focused on priorities for the incoming Murphy administration.

  • A Year One Clean Water Agenda for the New Governor

    A Year One Clean Water Agenda for the New Governor

    November 30, 2017 : 0 comments

    A group of public-sector, private-sector and nonprofit organizations has proposed Year One Clean Water Agenda for Governor-elect Phil Murphy, urging him to prioritize investment in clean water during the first year of his administration.

  • Smart-Growth Policy Priorities Well Represented on Murphy Transition Team

    Smart-Growth Policy Priorities Well Represented on Murphy Transition Team

    November 27, 2017 : 1 comment

    Smart-growth policy issues are well represented by the 15 experts now or formerly associated with New Jersey Future who have been named to the transition teams working with Governor-elect Phil Murphy.

  • A Rain Garden Grows in Harrison

    A Rain Garden Grows in Harrison

    November 22, 2017 : 0 comments

    Rain gardens planted at the public library in Harrison can absorb approximately 2,800 gallons of water per storm and as much as 38,000 gallons per year based on average rainfall.

  • What New Jersey Can Learn From Washington, D.C., About Transportation Improvements

    What New Jersey Can Learn From Washington, D.C., About Transportation Improvements

    November 17, 2017 : 0 comments

    An analysis of the transportation challenges the Washington, D.C., region faces has important lessons for New Jersey about the transportation-land use connection.

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