Sea Change Caps Successful Summer With Funding to Continue Recovery Work

Sea Change Caps Successful Summer With Funding to Continue Recovery Work / TheSandPaper.net / September 13, 2022 By Victoria Ford The LBI-based Sea Change Recovery Community Organization received a $50,000 grant from the Rx Foundation for its “visionary work of creating an intersection of community-based recovery services and advocacy/organizing for systems change,” RCO founder Elizabeth Beaty has Read More »

BOEM Extends Comment Period for NY Bight Offshore Wind Projects

BOEM Extends Comment Period for NY Bight Offshore Wind Projects / TheSandPaper.net / August 24, 2022 Includes Marine Lease Site for Atlantic Shores By Gina G. Scala One of the six wind lease areas included in the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s first-ever regional environmental review and analysis is the 79,351 acres belonging to Read More »

New Jersey needs equitable access to off-shore wind power | Opinion

New Jersey needs equitable access to off-shore wind power | Opinion / NorthJersey.com / August 18, 2022 Cameron Foster, Jody Stewart and Meghan Mertyris Special to the USA TODAY Network     Nearly a decade ago during Superstorm Sandy, my Point Pleasant home flooded with 4 feet of water, displacing my family for nearly six Read More »

Offshore Wind Presentation To Be Held In Lacey

Offshore Wind Presentation To Be Held In Lacey / The Patch.com / July 7, 2022 By Veronica Flesher, Patch Staff LACEY, NJ — Interested in learning more about offshore wind? New Jersey Resource Project, a community non-profit organization, is hosting a presentation to educate residents about offshore wind in Lacey on July 13. The presentation Read More »

Gathering Promotes Responsible Offshore Wind Development

Gathering Promotes Responsible Offshore Wind Development / The SandPaper / 5/26/22 May 26, 2022 By Gina G. Scala Ahead of the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, which is predicted to be above average this year, a networking event for proponents of responsible offshore wind development offered local residents and statewide activists the opportunity Read More »

Good News and Bad News for Ida Recovery

Ida survivors identified key next steps coming out of our Community Meetings – and one key next step was getting grant funds moving to help families.  As part of that, the New Jersey Organizing Project1 organized meetings with both Congressman Malinowski and Congressman Gottheimer and Ida survivors to discuss the impacts of Ida, mitigation issues, Read More »

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area

Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind Scores New York Bight Lease Area / The SandPaper / 3/2/22 By Gina G. Scala One of the six companies that successfully bid for a slice of the 488,000 acres of offshore wind energy leases in the New York Bight last month already has plans in place to construct the largest Read More »

New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund

New Jersey Resource Project Wins Grant From COVID-19 Response Fund / The SandPaper / 2/9/22 By Victoria Ford The New Jersey Resource Project has won a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation of South Jersey for housing support services, the foundation announced Monday. NJRP comes under the New Jersey Organizing Project, a community advocacy organization Read More »

We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ

We support responsibly developed offshore wind in NJ / Asbury Park Press / 12/10/21 Your Turn by Lisa Campanella Guest columnist Offshore wind in New Jersey is a hot topic these days — and it’s no wonder. New projects are being greenlit and many are concerned, from those that worry our beautiful shorelines may suffer Read More »