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Piping plover. (Credit: TV 10/55)

Judge Denies Group’s Bid To Halt Fire Island Dune-Replenishment Project

The Audubon’s lawsuit claims the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ $207 million dune-replenishment project would harm piping plovers by destroying their habitat.

10/18/2014

Long Beach Island (credit: Peter Haskell / WCBS 880)

Study Underway To Gauge Effectiveness Of New Coastal Protection Methods

Gov. Chris Christie’s administration and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are launching a study of the effectiveness of new methods to protect coastal towns from storms.

08/25/2014

Spring Lake, N.J. beach (Credit: CBS 2)

Beachgoers Notice Change In Sand Along Jersey Shore

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has told beachgoers not to worry, it’s only a matter time before the entire beach is covered in smooth, white sand.

07/23/2014

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

DEP: N.J. Beach Replenishment Project To Wrap Up Before Height Of Tourism Season

Department of Environmental Protection spokesman Bob Considine said there’s more sand on New Jersey’s beaches this summer than there was the day before Superstorm Sandy hit.

06/26/2014

Dam proposed at New Jersey reservation (Credit: CBS 2)

Community Torn Over Dam Proposal In New Jersey Reservation

Businesses and neighbors slammed by one flood after another welcome the dam proposal, while others say it will destroy the wildlife and the beauty of the park.

04/03/2014

Sandy's damage in the Mantoloking/Avon-By-The-Sea area is seen from Chopper 880 - Oct. 31, 2012 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Beach Replenishment Project To Begin In Monmouth County

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers plans to start a beach restoration project from Asbury Park to Avon.

01/03/2014

Manasquan Inlet, May 26, 2013. (credit: Tim Scheld/WCBS 880)

Manasquan Still ‘Not Fully Back’ 1 Year After Sandy

On Thursday, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will begin its beach replenishment project that will stretch from Manasquan up to Belmar.

10/28/2013

Obama DL

Obama On Government Shutdown: ‘It Does Not Have To Happen’

On the brink of a government shutdown, the Senate voted 54-46 on Monday to strip a one-year delay in President Barack Obama’s health care law from the bill that would keep the government operating.

09/30/2013

Rich Kissel's Sandy-damaged house in Amityville, N.Y. (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Aid To Cover Suffolk Home Elevations; Nassau Residents Not Eligible

The United States Army Corps of Engineers has earmarked $500 million to lift 4,500 homes five to 10 feet to weather future storms.

09/03/2013

Sen. Charles Schumer announcing beach rebuilding plans on Staten Island March 4, 2013 (credit: Alex Silverman/WCBS 880)

Beach Restoration Project Fast-Tracked For Staten Island

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.

03/04/2013

President Barack Obama is greeted by New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie upon arriving in Atlantic City, New Jersey, on October 31, 2012 to visit areas hardest hit by Sandy. (Photo credit: JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Obama Vows To Restore Power, Help Residents In New Jersey

Touring storm-ravaged New Jersey with Gov. Chris Christie Wednesday, President Barack Obama pledged that all affected residents would get help as quickly as possible.

CBS New York–10/31/2012