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The plant, Cape May’s answer to saltwater intrusion in its wells, was constructed in 1995. It makes use of reverse osmosis (RO) technology to desalinate water from three wells that are all fed from the Atlantic City Sands Aquifer.

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Scientists are asking residents who were lucky enough to witness a late afternoon fireball traveling from east to west Nov. 13 to keep an eye out for small, black rocks, which may have fallen on the streets, buildings, and yards around the Court House area.

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With New Jersey facing unprecedented threats from flooding and severe weather due to climate change, Gov. Phil Murphy's Administration is making $45 million in low-interest loans available to county and municipal governments as well as private owners of dams

According to Dr. Thomas Herrington, associate director, Urban Coast Institute at Monmouth University, sea level rise combined with increasing problematic meteorological events means climate change’s impact on New Jersey’s coast is coming sooner than what might be expected.

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Gov. Phil Murphy’s Interagency Council on Climate Resilience Oct. 12 released the final version of the state’s first Climate Change Resiliency Strategy, a science-based blueprint for protecting New Jersey’s vulnerable communities, environment, economy, and infrastructure from the impacts of climate change.

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In August, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (ACE) presented its Tentatively Selected Plan (TSP) for protecting the state’s at-risk properties from back bay flooding, a preferred option out of several that were considered.

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Within the last two weeks, the Cape May County Department of Mosquito Control has detected West Nile virus (WNV) in several mosquito collections in the areas of West Cape May, Eldora, Dennis Township and Cold Spring.

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Stone Harbor Borough Council July 6 heard a report from the Public Works Department that some beaches had so little dry sand at high tide that access ramps for the handicapped couldn't be put in place. 

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A combination of environmental factors and continued overharvesting of female horseshoe crabs are threatening the Delaware Bay ecological system, as the number of red knots who stop there for critical food supplies plummeted this year.