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Ortley Beach post-storm dune
Ortley Beach dunes barely survived a weekend blizzard in January 2016. (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ)
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Winter storm recharges NJ’s push for shorewide dunes

New Jersey is currently in court with beachfront property owners who aren't on board with the state's plan for a protective dune system along the entire coastline, but that's not stopping officials from moving ahead with their plan.

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There was only one breach of the dune along Belmar beach during the recent blizzard. (Mayor Matt Doherty, via YouTube)
There was only one breach of the dune along Belmar beach during the recent blizzard. (Mayor Matt Doherty, via YouTube)
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Dunes ‘held up well’ in Belmar, mayor says (Drone video)

The construction of a 1.3-mile dune along the shoreline in Belmar did exactly what it was supposed to do during this past weekend's historic winter storm: it protected the streets and homes from devastating flood waters.

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WINTHROP, MA - JANUARY 3: A wave crashes over the sea wall on Winthrop Shore Drive following an overnight snow storm January 3, 2014 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. The storm began mid day Thursday and has affected millions across much of the Northeast with heavy snow causing thousands of cancelled flights and bringing coastal flooding. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
A wave crashes over the sea wall on Winthrop Shore Drive following an overnight snow storm January 3, 2014 in Winthrop, Massachusetts. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)
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Seawalls pitched as a more durable option to NJ storm protection

Seawalls are being proposed as a more durable alternative to sand dunes for future storm protection along the Jersey Coast by a specialist working on a project with Seaside Heights.

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NJ’s beaches take a beating, but erosion group hasn’t met in 14 years

After Irene, Sandy and last weekend's storms, New Jersey knows something about powerful storms and massive beach erosion. A lawmaker wants to reactivate the group responsible for dealing with it.

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Photo courtesy of the Ortley Beach Liason Committee
Photo courtesy of the Ortley Beach Liason Committee
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Ortley Beach Storm Protection Efforts Praised by Unlikely Leader

One of the biggest critics of Toms River's storm protection efforts is praising the Township's efforts to install a sand berm a few weeks before Hurricane Joaquin and the Nor'easter were predicted to impact the Jersey Coast over the past weekend.

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Governor Christie
Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media NJ
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Christie bashes dune holdouts in wake of Joaquin

Hurricane Joaquin is serving as some great ammo for Gov. Chris Christie, who took time out of his storm prep press conference to attack homeowners along the Jersey Shore who have refused to let the state build dunes on their property.

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Judge Sides with Margate in Beach Replenishment Suit

Margate wins a round in their ongoing battle over seizing beach front land to build sand dunes. A federal judge sided with the town's assertion that the state should not have used an administrative order to obtain easements giving government the right to carry out the work...

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Sand Dunes (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
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Sand Dune Fight Continues in NJ [AUDIO]

More than 19 months after Superstorm Sandy lashed New Jersey, beachfront homeowners are still fighting efforts to build large sand dunes on their properties to protect against future hurricanes.

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Sand Dunes (Christopher Furlong, Getty Images)
Christopher Furlong, Getty Images
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Dune Holdouts Addressed by Christie [POLL/AUDIO]

Hundreds of beachfront homeowners are still refusing to grant permission for a system of dunes to be built along their property, a project the governor says will help protect New Jersey's coastline during future storms.

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Toms River dunes
Toms River dunes (Townsquare Media NJ)
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Shore Towns Approve Seizure of Dune Easements

A year after Superstorm Sandy wreaked havoc along the New Jersey shore, three coastal towns have given themselves authority to seize beachfront land from owners who are blocking the federal government from building a protective dune system.

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