The State Planning Commission is set to extend center designations another three years, even though this action invites coastal towns to put new development in locations vulnerable to flooding and sea-level rise.
At a recent seminar, experts outlined ways that coastal areas can grow and prosper while enhancing their resilience to future climate threats.
New Jersey Future supports the state’s draft application to the National Disaster Resilience Competition and suggests ways it can be strengthened
The decision allows access to courts for affordable-housing challenges, re-opening the door to sound planning, production of housing for people of all incomes.
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.
Extending center designations for coastal towns without first evaluating their vulnerability to sea-level rise could allow growth in vulnerable areas.
The plan directs the third round of federal Sandy relief funds toward housing needs and for implementation of two of the winning Rebuild By Design resiliency projects.
The cost of our drinking water is too low to cover the cost of upgrading the pipes and systems that deliver it to us.
An examination by New Jersey Future shows that the state’s new business incentive programs are largely effective at following state plan guidelines and directing job growth to smart-growth areas.