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Podcast: Rethinking and Rebuilding the Jersey Shore

Tom Johnson | December 13, 2012

Is it possible to rebuild the Jersey Shore so that it is more resilient to extreme storms like Hurricane Sandy?

That issue could qualify as Topic No. 1 for many local and state officials as they struggle to decide where and what to do about rebuilding a coast devastated by what most call the worst storm to hit New Jersey.

It was also Topic No. 1 when Tom Johnson, NJ Spotlight's cofounder and energy and environment writer, sat down and talked with WHYY/NewsWorks about the plans and policies that are being considered -- particularly a comprehensive dune system that will reshape the Shore and remake its communities.

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