NJ Assemblyman Among Those Facing Dune LawsuitA New Jersey state assemblyman who has refused to sign an easement allowing a dune project to be built behind his oceanfront house is among seven homeowners being sued by the state.
Report: Suffolk County To Ask Court To Condemn Fire Island Properties To Clear Way For Dune ProjectThe 13-mile, $207 million dune project was designed by the Army Corps of Engineers, but Suffolk is responsible for acquiring the land.
Despite Being Slammed By Sandy, Manasquan, N.J. Wants No New DunesManasquan has become the latest Jersey Shore town that was pummeled by Superstorm Sandy and has now decided it doesn't want protective sand dunes.
Point Pleasant Beach Restaurant Suing Over Plan To Build Sand DunesThe owners of Jenkinson's Pavilion in Point Pleasant Beach are suing over a plan to build sand dunes, saying the project would transform their privately owned beach into a public one.
Shore Towns Vote To Move On Land Needed For Protective Dune SystemThe votes authorize the towns to acquire small strips of land by negotiation or by seizing it under the power of eminent domain. Any land seized would have to be paid for.
Weekend Storms Create Football Field-Sized Hole In Dune Along Ocean ParkwayState officials said they are bringing in 20,000 cubic yards of sand to repair the dune at an estimated cost of $200,000.
New Jersey Supreme Court Overturns Award For View Lost To DuneNew Jersey's top court has ruled an elderly couple didn't deserve a $375,000 award because a new protective sand dune blocked their view of the ocean.
Belmar, N.J. To Construct Dune To Protect New BoardwalkThe New Jersey town of Belmar has begun taking more steps to prevent damage from future hurricanes.
Summer After Sandy: A Long Climb Back In Toms RiverToms River has lost 20 to 25 percent of its tax base and 400 homes are being demolished. 4,000 homes were damaged.
Summer After Sandy: Jersey Shore Reopens As Storm Recovery ContinuesDeclaring 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.
Names Of Oceanfront Property Owners Resisting Protective Dunes Posted On NJ Town WebsiteIn 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.
Christie Blasts 'Selfish' Homeowners Who Oppose Dunes To Protect Shore CommunitiesSpeaking from Middlesex on Tuesday, the famously brash governor announced he will personally announce the names of all those who have yet to sign easements to let the government build dunes.