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Archive for February, 2014

‘Shored Up’: An Important Primer on Complex Coastal Development Issues

Tuesday, February 25th, 2014

A new documentary explores the complex issues surrounding development along our increasingly vulnerable coastlines.

New York State Announces Major Investment in Post-Sandy Community Planning and Implementation

Thursday, February 20th, 2014

New York’s plan allocates significantly more funding than New Jersey’s to local planning in order to foster comprehensive risk analysis for recovery investments.

Report: Many Older New Jerseyans Don’t Live in Aging-Friendly Places

Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

A new report identifies a significant mismatch in New Jersey between where large numbers of older residents live and which municipalities are most prepared, from a land-use perspective, to accommodate them.

New Jersey Must Count the True Costs of Preparing for Sea-Level Rise

Friday, February 14th, 2014

Fort Lauderdale’s efforts offer an early look at the true costs to coastal municipalities of trying to stay ahead of sea-level rise.

Proposed Sandy Plan Still Puts Taxpayer Dollars at Risk

Wednesday, February 12th, 2014

In the key areas of infrastructure, planning and transparency, the state’s proposed Action Plan amendment is neither broad enough nor specific enough to honor taxpayers’ investment in New Jersey’s post-Sandy recovery.

Sprawl Isn’t Dead, It’s Just Hibernating

Monday, February 10th, 2014

The suburban places that used to lead the list of fastest-growing municipalities in New Jersey are still growing, just more slowly.

Workshops, Online Feedback Generate Ideas To Help Make Raritan Bay More Resilient

Friday, February 7th, 2014

A series of public workshops and an online feedback tool ask residents to indicate their priorities for how best to rebuild the inland Raritan Bay and Jersey Shore areas after Hurricane Sandy.

NJ Sandy Action Plan Hearing

February 21, 2014
4:00 pmto7:30 pm

Rescheduled from Thursday, Feb. 13.

The State of New Jersey is holding public hearings  to solicit public comment on their plan to release more than $1.4 billion in aid. You can read the plan here.

This is your chance to make an impact! You have the opportunity to make public comment at these hearings, or to submit written testimony. For more information, click hereYou must register online in advance if you wish to speak at the hearing.

Where:
Brookdale Community College
Robert J. Collins Arena
765 Newman Springs Road
Middletown, NJ 07738

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NJ Sandy Action Plan Hearing

February 12, 2014
5:30 pmto8:30 pm

The State of New Jersey is holding three public hearings  to solicit public comment on their plan to release more than $1.4 billion in aid. You can read the plan here.

This is your chance to make an impact! You have the opportunity to make public comment at these hearings, or to submit written testimony. For more information, click here.

Where:
New Jersey Institute of Technology
Campus Center
141 Summit Street
Newark, NJ 07103

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NJ Sandy Action Plan Hearing

February 11, 2014
4:00 pmto7:00 pm

The State of New Jersey is holding three public hearings to solicit public comment on their plan to release more than $1.4 billion in aid. You can read the plan here.

This is your chance to make an impact! You have the opportunity to make public comment at these hearings, or to submit written testimony. For more information about the next two meetings, click here.

Where:
Richard Stockton College of New Jersey
Performing Arts Center (PAC)
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

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Have an upcoming event that deals with how New Jersey uses its land? Submit it to New Jersey Future’s calendar. – See more at: https://www.njfuture.org/2014/02/04/schuylkill-corridor/#sthash.Zid7pWWy.dpuf

 

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