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50 Years of Protecting the Shore: What’s Next for CAFRA?

2024-01-22T10:31:34-05:00

By Will Parker. For fifty years, New Jersey’s Coastal Area Facility Review Act (CAFRA) has been protecting coastal resources and guiding development patterns along the shoreline. To commemorate that anniversary, this project sought to understand [...]

50 Years of Protecting the Shore: What’s Next for CAFRA?2024-01-22T10:31:34-05:00

Partnerships, Targeted Goals, and Impacts: A Revised Implementation Strategy for the Great American Outdoors Act

2024-01-16T09:38:19-05:00

By Josephine O’Grady. The Great American Outdoors Act (GAOA) of 2020 promised the investment in national parks that the United States desperately needed. Since 1980, the number of visitors to national parks [...]

Partnerships, Targeted Goals, and Impacts: A Revised Implementation Strategy for the Great American Outdoors Act2024-01-16T09:38:19-05:00

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-based Crowdsourcing Study

2023-10-23T10:59:34-04:00

By Yao Sun. The 2019 New Jersey Energy Master Plan: Pathway to 2050 mentioned that the state’s Clean Energy Act commitments include, “Developing a community solar program that allows more state residents to benefit from solar energy [...]

Examining Low-Income Community Solar Program and Energy Justice in New Jersey: An AI-based Crowdsourcing Study2023-10-23T10:59:34-04:00

Report Release: Access to Nature for People with Disabilities: Barriers, Challenges, and Opportunities

2023-08-04T11:19:36-04:00

By Josephine O’Grady. In New Jersey, 24% of the population has a disability. People with disabilities suffer from a wide range of health disparities, including obesity, heart disease, diabetes, and depression. Through the Inclusive Healthy Communities (IHC) Grant Program, initiatives in New Jersey are underway [...]

Report Release: Access to Nature for People with Disabilities: Barriers, Challenges, and Opportunities2023-08-04T11:19:36-04:00

Forever Chemicals: A Hidden Health Hazard

2023-07-31T09:53:43-04:00

By Heather O’Donnell. Have you ever stopped to think about the hidden health and environmental hazards lurking in everyday products, such as non-stick pans, clothing, fast food wrappers, and microwave popcorn bags? Our society has been so focused on consumerism and industrialization that we have completely disregarded the harmful effects [...]

Forever Chemicals: A Hidden Health Hazard2023-07-31T09:53:43-04:00

Roadside Tree Removal: The Need for Collaborative Decision-Making

2023-06-22T08:57:07-04:00

By Ellen Oettinger White and Robert B. Noland. Many state highway agencies approach transportation safety from the perspective of maintaining fast and free-flowing traffic. As such, highway design guidelines specify a “clear zone” along highways [...]

Roadside Tree Removal: The Need for Collaborative Decision-Making2023-06-22T08:57:07-04:00

Community and Climate Dynamics: Projections for Water Assistance in New Jersey and Beyond

2023-05-23T11:31:11-04:00

By Josephine O’Grady. Due to a diverse range of water needs among communities, implementing water assistance programs continues to be a challenge in the United States. In 2016, an estimated 15 million Americans experienced water shutoffs [...]

Community and Climate Dynamics: Projections for Water Assistance in New Jersey and Beyond2023-05-23T11:31:11-04:00
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