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A plume of water shot about 125 feet in the air and a boom echoed through town Wednesday as a military explosives team detonated a suspected mine that a diver had discovered partially buried in sand in the Atlantic Ocean.
Declaring the Jersey shore officially open for the summer, Gov. Chris Christie cut a 5-mile long ribbon Friday symbolically linking some of the shore towns that were hardest hit by Superstorm Sandy.
The project will stretch from Sea Bright to Manasquan and is expected to be completed by early next year.
In Long Beach Township, the Army Corps of Engineers is waiting on 60 of the 465 oceanfront property owners to give their blessing to the project.
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation will work together on short-term measures to build up the east and south shores of the borough decimated in superstorm Sandy.
Businesses and mayors along the Hudson River are asking the Army Corps of Engineers to include them in their study to prevent disasters like superstorm Sandy.
Officials have called the dredging project a win-win that will help get beaches on Long Island ready for the upcoming summer season.
The U.S. Senate was set to vote Monday on the $50.5 billion aid package for Superstorm Sandy relief, and Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) said the package will provide aid for long-delayed coastline protection projects.
In the wake of superstorm Sandy, there is a radical proposal to raise all of downtown Highlands.
Now that federal aid for recovery from Sandy is on the way, Gov. Chris Christie wants dunes from Cape May to Sandy Hook.
Getting rid of the debris was a major mission a month after Superstorm Sandy, and in Brooklyn on Wednesday, some of the debris was going up in smoke.
As the region works to recover from Superstorm Sandy, it is also looking ahead to the next big one — and what can be done to limit the damage.
Gov. Dan Malloy says four Connecticut counties that include the state’s battered shoreline have been declared disaster areas by the federal government.
The megastorm Sandy caused 13-foot storm surges in the city. The storm also downed trees and knocked out power to thousands.
Hurricane Isaac sidestepped New Orleans on Wednesday, sending the worst of its howling wind and heavy rain into a cluster of rural fishing villages that had few defenses against the slow-moving storm that could bring days of unending rain.