Two new bills for storm recovery in 2023

13 climate change bills and issues N.J. residents should have on their radar in 2023 | | January 7, 2023 By Steven Rodas | NJ Advance Media for Environmental justice. Electric buses. Plastic. There’s no shortage of environmental-related bills and climate change issues at the top of mind for residents and activists across New Read More »

Few Ida victims received long-term rental aid from FEMA

Few Ida victims received long-term rental aid from FEMA | NJ Spotlight News | November 30, 2022 BY: BRIANA VANNOZZI, ANCHOR Thousands were entitled to an additional 18 months of rental aid More than a year after Tropical Storm Ida flooded communities across New Jersey, thousands of families are still working through the recovery process. Read More »

NJ Spotlight News: November 15, 2022

NJ Spotlight News: November 15, 2022| NJ Spotlight News A new influx of cash is on the way to help New Jerseyans working to rebuild from Tropical Storm Ida more than a year after it barreled through the state. $149 million in disaster recovery grants is coming from the federal government in addition to the Read More »

Ten Years After Sandy, Survivors Say: No More Sequels

Previous Next 2022 marks a decade since Superstorm Sandy made landfall on the east coast, plunging our New Jersey communities into a long, exhausting, and still incomplete recovery process. As part of a national coalition of storm survivors and organizations from New Jersey, Texas, Florida, Louisiana and Puerto Rico, we gathered on the tenth anniversary Read More »

10 Years After The Storm: Locals Talk About Hurricane Sandy.

On October 28, 2012, the day before Superstorm Sandy made landfall in the area, crews in Point Pleasant Beach were putting sandbags along the boardwalk storefronts and making oversized sand dunes along the beach in hopes both would hold back potential flooding. Later that night as they worked to finish up the dune walls, large Read More »