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1 hr ago | Water Online

Stormwater Utilities Absent From Hurricane Sandy States

"Stormwater runoff is an enormous problem that leads to dangerous flooding and polluted waters in New Jersey and other states," the Stormwater is often managed through stormwater utilities.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, New Jersey Government, New Jersey, Vermont, Vermont Government

1 hr ago | Vineyard Gazette Online

Little Bridge Dredging Project Still Hopeful

Oak Bluffs is one step closer to receiving disaster aid to dredge a channel to Sengekontacket Pond, following informal approval from the Federal Emergency Management Agency.


Related Topix: FEMA, US News, Hurricane, Weather

2 hrs ago |

Christie announces $8.5M plan to repair Sea Bright's sea wall damaged by Hurricane Sandy

SEA BRIGHT - Nearly two years after Hurricane Sandy devastated the Jersey Shore borough of Sea Bright, Gov. Chris Christie visited the town today to announce that it will receive $8.5 million to repair and expand its seawall to protect against future storms.


Related Topix: Sea Bright, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors, Manasquan, NJ

3 hrs ago | Renton Reporter

New RedAlert system will send disaster info to cell phones

Renton residents can now get up-to-the-minute disaster information about the city and their neighborhood on their cell phone as part of the city's "Ready in Renton" campaign.


Related Topix: Cell Phones, Cellphones, Renton, WA, Electronics, Hurricane, Weather

6 hrs ago |

Christie keeps high profile as bridge-closing inquiries advance

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, right, speaks on behalf of Republican candidate for Arkansas governor Asa Hutchinson, left, at Lindsey's Barbecue in North Little Rock, Ark., Aug. 27. TRENTON, New Jersey - New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's schedule is packed with travel, from fundraising events for fellow Republicans around the U.S. to trade meetings ... (more)


Related Topix: New Jersey, Chris Christie, US Governors, US News, Hurricane, Weather, Andrew Cuomo, Rutgers University

6 hrs ago | The East Hampton Star

Seek Revetment on Springs Bluffs

An eroding shoreline has four property owners asking the East Hampton Town Zoning Board of Appeals for the right to extend an existing revetment 560 feet south to protect their Louse Point Road houses.


Related Topix: Springs, NY, East Hampton, NY, Hurricane, Weather

9 hrs ago |

Church rain gardens help control flooding, improve watershed quality

In the concrete jungle, an hour-long downpour can cause an all-day headache. Rain gushing from streets and sidewalks, parking lots, roofs and other impermeable surfaces quickly overwhelms a city's sewer system.


Related Topix: Jersey City, NJ, Hurricane, Weather, Hoboken, NJ, Home Gardening, Home

13 hrs ago | NY1

Grimm Rips Into City's Build it Back Efforts

Rep. Michael Grimm faces a tough re-election fight this fall and a 20-count federal indictment for fraud and tax evasion.


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18 hrs ago |

Urban doomsday preppers not your stereotypical paranoid white survivalists

If you were to picture a doomsday prepper living in New York City , how would you describe them? If you're thinking bunker-building isolationists with conservative or anti-government sentiments, a religious end-times outlook, a secret arsenal of weaponry, and a massive cache of food -- well, you would be incorrect.


Related Topix: Queens College, City University of New York, Hurricane, Weather

Wed Aug 27, 2014

Become a Hoboken Hero: Join the City's Community Emergency Response Team

The City of Hoboken invites members of the community to join its 100-strong and growing Community Emergency Response Team .


Related Topix: Hoboken, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

Forgotten Faces of Sandy: Week 3 of voices from the storm

In our ongoing series collecting the voices of those still suffering from Hurricane Sandy, a recurring theme is emerging: the difficulty of navigating relief programs, the full time job that comes with rebuilding a flood-ravaged home.


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Oil Issues/ Hollywood Medium

In the first half, longtime business and energy journalist, James R. Norman , discussed how the US and its allies use the price of oil as an economic weapon.


Related Topix: Peak Oil, Hurricane, Weather, Florida

The Brooklyn Inc

G-Train Gripes: In the Dark About a Shutdown

It's the fourth week of the G train's partial shutdown and Greenpoint resident Mike Wechsler has decided to sweat rather than wait.


Related Topix: Long-Island-City, NY, Hurricane, Weather

Columbia Journalism Review

Florida news outlet sees more success with print than digital

When Mary Kate Leming found herself among the 300 Palm Beach Post employees who lost their jobs in a sweeping downsizing in 2008, she enacted an unlikely Plan B, taking out a home equity credit line to start a print newspaper.


Related Topix: Palm Beach, FL, Journalism, Palm Beach County, FL, Manalapan, FL, Hurricane, Weather

The Jersey Journal

Sandy elevation grants awarded to 230 additional N.J. homeowners

More than 230 additional New Jersey homeowners raising their properties after Hurricane Sandy have been approved for funding through a state-administered grant program, officials said today, bringing the total awards handed out so far to nearly 700.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Brooklyn Daily Eagle

You Say You Want A Revolution: Pieter Claesen Wyckoff House, 5816 Clarendon Road

It sits on a bucolic bit of farmland left over from the 1600s - across the street from an East Flatbush junk yard and car wash.


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Will climate change affect N.J.? It already does

What's the first thing you think of when you hear "climate change"? Super storms? Droughts? Disappearing islands? Catastrophic floods? Rising sea levels? But here's the thing: The impacts of climate change are already starting to appear, right here in New Jersey.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Hurricane Irene, Entomology, Science, Pine Barrens (Pinelands), NJ, Opinion

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Two Years After Sandy, Back To Nature Helping Replenish Trees in Bernards Township

Almost two years after Superstorm Sandy felled or damaged thousands of trees in the Somerset Hills, Back to Nature Home & Garden in Basking Ridge will donate 1,000 free trees to Bernards residents this fall to boost a township initiative to replace 5,000 lost trees within five years.


Related Topix: Home Gardening, Home, Basking Ridge, NJ, Hurricane, Weather

TV Newser

Executive Producer Changes at ABC News

TVNewser has learned "Good Morning America" Senior Executive Producer Tom Cibrowski is being promoted to senior VP of programs, newsgathering and special events.


Related Topix: Good Morning America, Entertainment, Television, Nightline, Journalism, Emmy Awards, Hurricane, Weather


Duplicitous Dealer Sold Hurricane Flooded Cars Without Telling Customers

Hurricane Sandy was a huge burden to a number of states on the east coast, and the flooding that resulted in New Jersey was of epic proportions, ruining tons of cars.


Related Topix: Hurricane, Weather, Auto Dealers, Autos