Tag: Dune construction

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NJ Appeals Court Rules Municipalities May Be on the Hook for Loss of Ocean Views, But Facts May Limit Application of Ruling

As New Jersey communities continue to recover from Hurricane Sandy, the Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court has ruled that property owners may be entitled to compensation when protective sand dunes block their views of the ocean, when the property owners’ claims arise out of the municipality’s breach

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Executive Order Will Expedite Dune Construction

Gov. Chris Christie has signed an executive order that will help New Jersey municipalities move forward with dune construction, beach replenishment, and other flood risk reduction measures in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. The action is intended to facilitate the acquisition of privately owned land that is needed to complete