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Jersey Shore Steel Wall Sparks Controversy

Jersey Shore Steel Wall Sparks Controversy
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Construction for a 4-mile-long steel wall has been underway since Thursday in two shore towns devastated by Superstorm Sandy. Some Environmentalists are expressing concern over the expensive precaution.

Mantoloking and Brick Township were the two towns hit hardest by the storm. According to The Associated Press, construction first broke ground at the site where the Atlantic Ocean created a channel through to Barnegat Bay. This channel not only obstructed a major state highway, but also wrecked part of an essential bridge on the barrier island.

According to 6abc.com, the construction will cost $23 million dollars. It will be mostly funded by the federal government, and an Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment project aiming to expand the beach in front of the wall to 300 feet will follow.

NJ DEP commissioner Bob Martin explained to 6abc.com how the construction will work, "It's built underneath the dunes. It's not on top, it's not a wall up above. It's built under the dunes."

 

#Apollo45 causing quite a Buzz for NASA

#Apollo45 causing quite a Buzz for NASA
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Buzz Aldrin, a Montclair, N.J. native, is spear-heading the social media campaign, #Apollo45, devised to commemorate the 1969 landing on the moon.

According to F...

Potential Drone Collision Near George Washington Bridge Brings Concerns to Light

Potential Drone Collision Near George Washington Bridge Brings Concerns to Light
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

The personal and commercial use of drones is growing and in the past week visible consequences have hit close to home - literally. Some speculate that this might b...

Jersey City did feel an earthquake

Jersey City did feel an earthquake
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWSJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

A minor earthquake hit just south of Jersey City, but was so small that people of the area probably didn’t even notice it.

According to The Trentonian, the eart...

UPDATE: NJ Dealing with Power Outages

UPDATE: NJ Dealing with Power Outages
BY MARY MARSHALL
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

Severe weather Tuesday night caused up to 40,000 power outages in New Jersey and up to 15,000 customers were still left in the dark Wednesday morning.

Heavy rain an...

New Jersey, Prepare for More Black Bears

New Jersey, Prepare for More Black Bears
BY KRISTEN LAULETTI
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

After a black bear made its way through Burlington County last month, authorities are saying that’s not the last New Jersey will be seeing of the bears.

The bear...

NJ Weather Forecast: Severe thunderstorm watch

NJ Weather Forecast: Severe thunderstorm watch
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
N.J. WEATHER FORECAST

While hazy, hot, and humid conditions are in place throughout the Philadelphia and New York City areas this morning; the focus for the next ...

NJ Weather Forecast: Rain, thunderstorms make comeback

NJ Weather Forecast: Rain, thunderstorms make comeback
BY STEVE DiMARTINO
NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM
N.J. WEATHER FORECAST

The threat for isolated afternoon and evening thunderstorms will return Monday afternoon and remain a lingering through through this week as...

Pallone Calls for Renewed Efforts to Stop Seismic Blasting off Jersey Coast

Pallone Calls for Renewed Efforts to Stop Seismic Blasting off Jersey Coast
BY CHRISTINE BRENNAN
SPECIAL TO NEWJERSEYNEWSROOM.COM

LONG BRANCH, NJ - Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) called for renewed efforts to stop the seismic airgun testing that is set to begin off the ...

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