The New Jersey Conference on the Fourth Regional Plan highlighted issues of affordability, transportation, technology, access to opportunity, and climate change.
Environment and Agriculture
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.
The New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust’s plan for its revolving funds must be improved if the funds are to enhance resilience to extreme weather.
Lynn Broaddus of The Johnson Foundation at Wingspread discusses how New Jersey can become a model for communities nationally in addressing its water systems, in the final installment of Inspiring Solutions.
Anthony Perno from Cooper’s Ferry Partnership explains how a lot of small projects by residents and community groups have made a large impact in addressing Camden’s water woes.
NY/NJ Baykeeper Debbie Mans makes the case that green infrastructure can help address CSO problems while providing recreational access to our parks and waterways, in this next installment from Inspiring Solutions.
Event will focus on concrete steps that are being taken post-Hurricane Sandy to plan, pay for and implement resiliency measures on the ground.
New Jersey Future provided comments strongly supporting the state’s continued membership in the Northeast Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative as a way to generate funds for energy conservation and alternatives.
A new report examines the need for stormwater utilities, how they are structured in other states, and how New Jersey communities could take advantage of them.