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Legacy of Dupont Plant’s Pollution Looms Large for People of Pompton Lakes
Scott Gurian | December 14, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Residents, environmentalists assert government studies of high cancer rates sidestep clear evidence of link to underground toxics
New Jersey’s Industrial Coast Remains Vulnerable to the Next Extreme Storm
Scott Gurian | December 8, 2015 | Energy & Environment
Has the state done enough to ensure that North Jersey’s massive spills of sewage and diesel fuel aren’t a disaster waiting to happen again?
Interactive Map: NJ's Potential Pollution Risks over the Coming Decades
Scott Gurian and Colleen O’Dea | December 8, 2015 | Energy & Environment, Maps, Map of the Week
Sea-level rise and storm surges are inevitable. Does that mean toxic spills and contaminated waterways are equally unavoidable?
How Many New Jersey Homes Were Seriously Damaged by Superstorm Sandy?
Scott Gurian | November 18, 2015 | Sandy
With Christie administration refusing to clarify source of its numbers, storm-victim advocates argue governor has seriously exaggerated damage to score political points
The List: Ten Ways Climate Change Could Impact Life in the Garden State
Scott Gurian | November 16, 2015 | Energy & Environment, The List
Increased flooding, prolonged droughts and rising sea levels could become the new normal in New Jersey later in the century
NJ’s Sandy Recovery Three Years In: Progress Made, But Lessons Left to Learn
Scott Gurian | October 29, 2015 | Sandy
Some of the people most closely involved in the recovery offer their assessments and advice for the next big storm
Profile: The Man Who Works To Make the Hackensack River Clean and Clear
Scott Gurian | October 28, 2015 | Profiles
Part ‘first responder for the river,’ and part environmental activist and teacher, Bill Sheehan says restoring the Hackensack is a 24/7 job
Three Years After Sandy, How Prepared Is New Jersey for Hurricane Joaquin?
Scott Gurian | October 2, 2015 | More Issues
Regardless of the weather forecast, it’s best to heed the lessons of the superstorm: Take the necessary precautions and be prepared
Explainer: Taking the Mystery Out of Hurricanes that Hit New Jersey
Scott Gurian | September 15, 2015 | Explainer
It’s not possible to prevent severe storms like Sandy, but knowing what to expect is a strong safeguard
Explainer: Patchwork of Laws Keep Coastal Development in Check
Scott Gurian | September 8, 2015 | Explainer
The goal is to rein in too much construction, but critics say regulations don’t go far enough
The List: Exploring the Inhabited Islands of the Garden State
Scott Gurian | July 20, 2015 | The List
Most of New Jersey's vacation isles are well-known summer tourism destinations, but a few of them may be less familiar to Jersey Shore travelers
Why New Jersey Got Billions Less Than New York in FEMA Disaster Aid After Sandy
Scott Gurian | July 9, 2015 | Sandy
Critics say New Jersey could have been more proactive, fighting harder for more money
Profile: Keeping NJ Coastal Communities High and Dry in the Coming Century
Scott Gurian | July 8, 2015 | Profiles
New Jersey Future’s David Kutner heads up a team of recovery-planning managers that helps towns assess their vulnerabilities to tomorrow’s storms
Some Sandy Victims Have Second Thoughts About Reopening Insurance Claims
Scott Gurian | June 12, 2015 | Sandy
Advocates for property owners caution that chance to get more federal money could have strings attached
State Proposes Revisions to Rules Governing Flood-Zone, Coastal Construction
Scott Gurian | June 2, 2015 | Sandy
Critics say changes could make Garden State more vulnerable, but supporters praise reduced bureaucracy
Profile: State’s Top Building Inspector Hard at Work in His ‘Retirement’
Scott Gurian | May 27, 2015 | Profiles
Group honors official for his work helping Keyport and Union Beach residents deal with the sometimes overwhelming aftermath of Sandy
Jersey Shore Poised for Third Summer Season Since Superstorm Sandy
Scott Gurian | May 22, 2015 | Sandy
DEP commissioner, coastal scientists say beaches are in great shape, but some challenges remain
Feds Probe Why Sandy Victims Were Shortchanged on Flood-Insurance Claims
Scott Gurian | May 11, 2015 | Sandy
Critics call for wide-ranging, structural reforms to ensure problems encountered after Sandy don’t happen again
The List: 10 Reasons Why Insurance Companies May Have Underpaid Sandy Victims
Scott Gurian | May 11, 2015 | The List
Theories abound in the absence of clear information about just what went on behind the scenes in the aftermath of disastrous storm
Amid Headline-Grabbing Bridgegate Indictments, Hoboken Probe Comes to End
Scott Gurian | May 2, 2015 | Politics, Sandy
U.S. Attorney tells Christie administration cabinet officials that federal investigation has closed
Two-and-a-Half Years After Hurricane Sandy, Storm Victims Still Struggle
Scott Gurian | April 29, 2015 | Sandy
Variety of problems cause ongoing delays for homeowners trying to rebuild
Are Insurance Adjusters Lowballing Estimates for Hurricane Sandy Damages?
Scott Gurian | April 22, 2015 | Sandy
For storm victims fighting their flood-insurance companies, tampered engineering reports may be just the tip of the iceberg
Profile: In Storm-Ravaged Sea Bright, Artist’s Knitting Group is Tie That Binds
Scott Gurian | April 22, 2015 | Profiles, Sandy
Artist helps beautify battered town and relieve stress in a community still struggling to recover from Sandy
Army Corps Starts Work on Two Major Beach-Protection Projects at Shore
Scott Gurian | April 20, 2015 | Sandy
Projects intended to make coastline less vulnerable to storms, but critics raise variety of concerns
Union Beach Flood-Control Project Offers Hope to Community Ravaged by Sandy
Scott Gurian | April 9, 2015 | Sandy
Residents are thrilled by the news, while environmentalists await further details of ambitious waterfront construction plan
Sandy Recovery Problems Still Dog Christie as He Mulls Run for President
Scott Gurian | April 8, 2015 | Sandy
Governor’s tepid follow-up on superstorm has already lost the backing of some well-heeled party faithful
The List: 10 Groups Still Helping New Jersey’s Sandy Victims Recover
Scott Gurian | March 30, 2015 | The List, Sandy
For many NJ residents, Hurricane Sandy is yesterday’s news; for others, it remains a day-to-day struggle
Community Kitchen Serves Up Hope for Town Struggling to Recover from Sandy
Scott Gurian | March 26, 2015 | Sandy
Pop-up restaurant in Union Beach offers food to storm victims, regardless of ability to pay
Hurricane Sandy Victims Sue Insurers, Charging Firms Bilked Them on Claims
Scott Gurian | March 17, 2015 | Sandy
Class-action lawsuits allege companies failed to pay sales tax as part of settlements, costing policyholders thousands of dollars
Guarded Optimism Greets FEMA Decision to Reopen Sandy-Related Flood Claims
Scott Gurian | March 13, 2015 | Sandy
Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair
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