Tips from Flood Survivors for Flood Survivors

Document everything and look for helpful documents: We know, you just walked into a gut punch of a wreck that was/is your home or business.  You want to find the baby pictures – grandmother’s wedding ring.  Maybe you just go into mode and start cleaning to help you cope.  But here’s the disaster survivor’s version Read More »

Offshore Wind Allotments Prompt Strong Reaction From Proponents, Opponents

Offshore Wind Allotments Prompt Strong Reaction From Proponents, Opponents/ The Sandpaper / 7/8/21 The LBI Coalition of Wind Without Impact is pursing all avenues to stop the proposed Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind planned off the coast of Long Beach Island after the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities announced it had awarded the project 1,510 Read More »

Foundation Talk on Wind Farms Boosts Economic Benefits

Foundation Talk on Wind Farms Boosts Economic Benefits / The Sandpiper / 5/10/21 An hour-long online “Wind Power Talk” hosted by the Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts and Sciences on April 24 and moderated by Science Committee Chair Rick Bushnell was too short to answer all the questions by the 70-plus participants who Read More »

Don’t make Sandy victims repay federal disaster funds: NJ lawmakers

Don’t make Sandy victims repay federal disaster funds: NJ lawmakers / Asbury Park Press / 5/3/21 New Jersey’s entire House delegation has signed a letter asking the federal government to grant financial relief to families and towns still recovering from 2012’s superstorm Sandy. The letter, written by U.S. Rep. Frank Pallone Jr., asks leaders of Read More »

Wind opponents back Cape May County position

Wind opponents back Cape May County position / The Press of Atlantic County / 4/28/21 BILL BARLOW CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE — They could not all go in to the meeting of the Cape May County Commissioners on Tuesday afternoon, but opponents of a planned offshore wind farm knew they were heard when the members Read More »

Peaceful Protesters Air Concerns Over Wind Farms

Peaceful Protesters Air Concerns Over Wind Farms / CNJ Daily / 4/27/21 By MADDY VITALE Jeff Reichle and his son, Wayne, didn’t hold up signs expressing their opposition to a proposed offshore wind farm during a peaceful protest Tuesday outside of the Cape May County Administration Building in Cape May Court House. But the two Read More »

Protecting our communities from storms in the COVID-19 era

By Alison Arne When Hurricane Irene hit New Jersey in 2011, my family evacuated from Western Atlantic County.  Because we lived inland, it came as a complete surprise when, in the middle of the night, first responders knocked on the door.  They told us that we didn’t have to go, but at a certain point Read More »