Offshore Wind that Works for Us

We are already living with flooding and extreme weather – we need to act now to improve our infrastructure and transition to renewable energy like offshore wind power. We all want a state that’s cleaner, healthier, and more fair.  Offshore wind power is key to help us move away from polluting fossil fuels that worsen Read More »

Time is running out to apply for FEMA Ida relief

Time is running out to apply for FEMA Ida relief / NJ Spotlight News / 1/4/2022 By Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent Time is running out for thousands of New Jerseyans looking for federal disaster assistance related to Tropical Storm Ida. Wednesday is the deadline for people to submit applications to FEMA. As of Tuesday, the Read More »

Wind-farm builder tries to calm worries

Wind-farm builder tries to calm worries / NJ Spotlight / 11/10/21 JON HURDLE, CONTRIBUTING WRITER Some residents fear turbines will damage tourism, but Ørsted says they will be barely visible The builder of New Jersey’s first planned offshore wind farm rejected renewed attacks by some Shore residents who fear that the sight of turbines on Read More »

NJ Lawmakers’ Bill Would Reform New FEMA Flood Insurance Program

NJ Lawmakers’ Bill Would Reform New FEMA Flood Insurance Program / Patch / 11/5/2021 By Karen Wall, Patch Staff New Jersey’s two U.S. senators and fellow members of Congress are hoping to help hundreds of thousands of residents dealing with flood insurance problems nine years after Superstorm Sandy. NEW JERSEY — A month into the Read More »

Flood insurance reform bill debuts on Sandy anniversary

Flood insurance reform bill debuts on Sandy anniversary / NJ Spotlight News / 10/29/2021 By Melissa Rose Cooper, Correspondent With the threat of more storms due to climate change, leaders say more funding needs to go into figuring out how to prevent damage in the first place New Jersey’s two U.S. senators and fellow members Read More »

Superstorm Sandy Survivor: Not All Damage Is Visible

Superstorm Sandy Survivor: Not All Damage Is Visible / Jersey Shore Online / 10/29/2021 By Stephanie Faughnan STAFFORD – Several iconic photographs serve as a remembrance of Superstorm Sandy’s wrath nearly a decade ago. Meanwhile, some victims suffered damage not overtly visible from the exteriors of their homes.   “If you looked from the outside Read More »