DEP and NJDOT Announce $9.5 Million Grant Program to Improve Air Quality Through Projects Reducing Mobile-Source Emissions

DEP AWARDS $18.4 MILLION CONTRACT TO REPAIR SOUTHERN LBI BEACHES AND DUNES USING SAND DREDGED FROM LITTLE EGG INLETPROJECT WILL ADDRESS SERIOUS INLET SHOALING THAT JEOPARDIZES SAFE BOATING WHILE PROVIDING SAND FOR STORM-DAMAGED BEACHES

(17/P11) TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection has awarded an $18.4 million contract for the replenishment of beaches and dunes on southern Long Beach Island using sand dredged from Little Egg Inlet, a major thoroughfare for boat traffic between southern LBI and Brigantine that has experienced serious shoaling, Commissioner Bob Martin announced today.

“This important project will provide additional protections to the southern LBI …read more

Source: NJ.gov

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