New Jersey DEP has posted a draft of its application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition, and is inviting public comment. If successful, the state could get up to $1 billion for design and implementation of resiliency projects.
Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.
A process developed by New Jersey Future helps that municipalities quantify their financial vulnerability to flooding and sea-level rise will be featured at the American Planning Association’s national conference in April 2015.
New Jersey policymakers applaud the White House executive order requiring all federal agencies that distribute project money to require consideration of sea-level rise in building standards.
Incoming CNU President Lynn Richards will be the keynote speaker at the 2015 Redevelopment Forum.
Our comments on the proposed plan for the third round of federal Sandy recovery funds stress that implementation must ensure equity, public participation and resiliency.
A new study highlights opportunities in Trenton where green infrastructure can be incorporated in order to reduce stormwater runoff.
At the Lincoln Institute symposium, panelists stressed that innovative resiliency solutions need collaboration and a regional focus.
We need to begin the difficult conversation about how to accommodate rising sea levels and future severe storms, if we’re going to be ready for the next Sandy.
A community meeting in Trenton about the Assunpink Creek daylighting project highlighted safety and access concerns and yielded a wealth of suggestions.