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Archive for January, 2016

Bayside Flooding Highlights Inherent Vulnerability of Barrier Islands

Wednesday, January 27th, 2016

Bayside flooding during winter storm Jonas highlights just how vulnerable New Jersey’s barrier islands are. ‘Soft defense’ measures seem to offer the most effective long-term approaches.

Overcoming Developer Obstacles to Redevelopment

Tuesday, January 26th, 2016

As redevelopment becomes the norm for accommodating growth in New Jersey, a new report identifies the drivers of redevelopment cost and risk, and highlights strategies to reduce them.

Fixing Flooding in Communities Through Collaboration

Friday, January 22nd, 2016

Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority’s collaborative efforts and innovative funding on green and grey infrastructure projects earned national recognition from the Environmental Council of the States.

New Jersey Future Trustee Inducted Into Business Hall of Fame

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Caren Franzini, a New Jersey Future trustee and the former chief executive officer of the New Jersey Economic Development Authority, has been inducted into the NJBIZ Business Hall of Fame.

Smart Growth in the Somerset Hills

Wednesday, January 13th, 2016

Two Somerset County municipalities are considering taking smart-growth initiatives to revitalize their local economies.

Sewage Overflow Warning Signs Popping Up

Thursday, January 7th, 2016

Warning signs have been popping up along waterways throughout New Jersey where sewage can overflow during rain events.

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