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Environment and Agriculture

New Meadowlands Project Under Way

Monday, April 13th, 2015

The first of the two New Jersey-based Rebuild By Design projects is under way, and includes enhanced public outreach measures.

Community Meetings To Focus on Flood Vulnerability, Potential Solutions

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A series of free public meetings in Tuckerton and Little Egg Harbor will focus on vulnerability to coastal flooding, and explore potential solutions.

Forum Plenary: Impact Investing and Systems Thinking

Friday, April 10th, 2015

A look at how new approaches to investing are reshaping New Jersey’s cities both above and below ground.

Opinion: Bill To Reform Meadowlands Commission an Ill-Planned Clean-Up Attempt

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

The president of the American Planning Association’s New Jersey chapter urges the Legislature to reconsider how it will address its proposed reform of the Meadowlands Commission.

Meadowlands ‘Cleanup Bill’ Needs Cleaning Up

Wednesday, March 18th, 2015

The proposed Meadowlands “cleanup” bill doesn’t go far enough to fix the flaws in the original legislation.

Release of Combined-Sewer Permits Should Trigger Generational Investments in Affected Communities

Tuesday, March 17th, 2015

The new DEP permits for combined sewers should spark significant investment in revitalization in New Jersey’s urban communities.

State’s Application to National Disaster Resilience Competition Is Strong, Can Be Stronger

Thursday, March 12th, 2015

New Jersey Future supports the state’s draft application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition and suggests ways it can be strengthened

New Jersey Enters National Disaster Resilience Contest

Friday, February 27th, 2015

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.

DEP Approves Permits To Restore Assunpink Creek

Thursday, February 19th, 2015

The NJDEP has approved the permits necessary to daylight and restore Trenton’s Assunpink Creek. New Jersey Future has been involved with the project.

Experts Detail Challenges of Adapting to Climate Change

Tuesday, February 17th, 2015

Experts at a recent roundtable discussed the challenges New Jersey faces in adapting to a changing climate.

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