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Rebuilding/Removal and Cleanup



Sandy Debris Management
Debris Management Fact Sheet
Current Temporary Debris Management Areas (TDMAs)
Wood Chip Management Compliance Advisory
Rebuilding After Sandy Fact Sheet
Sandy Waterway Debris Management
6/17/2014: Christie Administration Announces New Jersey to Receive $25.3 Million in Federal Coastal Resilience Grants
10/25/2013: Christie Administration Announces Federal Funding Available To New Jersey Municipalities For Marine Debris Removal
10/18/2013: Christie Administration Announces Successful Completion Of Post-Sandy Waterway Debris Removal

Buyout Program

  None at this time
10/17/2014: Christie Administration Announces Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Acquisition Meeting in Pompton Lakes
9/30/2014: Christie Administration Announces Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Acquisition Meeting in Manville
9/23/2014: Christie Administration Announces Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Buyout Meetings Set for Old Bridge and Linden
9/16/2014: Christie Administration Announces First Post-Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Buyout in East Brunswick
8/25/2014: Christie Administration Announces First Post-Superstorm Sandy Blue Acres Buyouts in Woodbridge
6/3/2014:Christie Administration Announces Next Round of Demolition of 47 Post-Sandy Buyout Homes in Sayreville
5/27/2014: Christie Administration Announces the State Passes the 100 Mark on Post-Sandy Home Buyouts
4/22/2014: Christie Administration Announces Appraisals Completed on 96 Woodbridge and East Brunswick Homes for Post-Sandy Buyouts
3/5/2014: Christie Administration Announces First Closings on Buyouts of Sandy-damaged Homes in South River
2/6/2014: Christie Administration Announces $26.3 Million in Federal Aid for Post-Sandy Buyouts of 89 Residential Properties in Woodbridge
1/9/2014: Christie Administration Makes 272 Post-Sandy Home Buyout Offers in Sayreville and South River
12/20/2013: Christie Administration Partners With USDA To Preserve Sandy-Impacted Cumberland County Community
10/24/2013: Christie Administration Announces First Post-Sandy Home Buyouts Completed In Sayreville
9/10/2013: Christie Administration Announces $13.8 Million For Buyouts Of 67 Residential Properties In Sayreville
  5/16/2013: Governor Christie Announces $300 Million Buyout Plan To Give Homeowners The Option To Sell Sandy-Damaged Residences

Beach Restoration and Easements

  None at this time
9/19/2014: Christie Administration Teams Up with Army Corps for Restoration of Oakwood Beach in Salem County
7/10/2014: Christie Administration Announces the Start of Work on Protective Sheet Pile Project in Mantoloking and Brick
10/17/2013: Christie Administration And United States Army Corps Announce Schedule To Move Forward On Beach And Dune Projects


  None at this time
7/7/2014: Christie Administration Announces Approval of 132 New Sandy Elevation Grants for Residents in 29 Towns Throughout Three Coastal Counties
5/12/2014: Christie Administration Announces Approval of 109 Sandy Elevation Grants in Six Counties from HMGP Elevation Program
4/4/2014: Christie Administration Announces Approval of First Sandy Elevation Grants from Department of Environmental Protection’s HMGP Elevation Program


  None at this time
  None at this time

Governor's Executive Orders

12/20/2012: Governor Christie’s Executive Order terminating the water emergency
10/31/2012: Executive Order #106- Securing Water Supplies
10/27/2012: Executive Order #104-Declaration of State of Emergency

DEP Administrative Orders

5/3/2013: Extends Deadline for Public Entities to Provide to DEP an Inventory of Infrastructure Reconstruction
12/21/2012: AO 2012-20 reopening Barnegat Bay north shellfish beds (incl. map)
12/20/2012: Commissioner Martin’s Administrative Order rescinding water usage restrictions
11/14/2012: Reopening of Shellfish Waters in Atlantic and Cape May Counties from Little Egg Inlet to Cape May Point
11/11/2012: Partial Re-Opening of Waters to Shellfish Harvest (Delaware Bay)
11/5/2012: Authorizes Statewide Reconstruction of Infrastructure within the Same Footprint
11/1/2012: Authorizes Statewide Water Usage Restrictions
10/27/2012: Authorizes Statewide Debris Management Flexibility to Ensure Public Safety During an Emergency
10/26/2012: Closure of Shellfish Beds



Going to the Beach FAQs
Frequently Asked Questions for Boaters
Jersey Shore-Open for Boating Flyer
Marine Water Monitoring Results (Shellfish Beds Status)
Christie Administration Announces Popular Island Beach State Park Nature Programs to Begin Touring Following Superstorm Sandy (13/P16)
Christie Administration Announces Expanded Portion of Liberty State Park to Reopen Following Superstorm Sandy; Section of Hudson River Walkway and Interior Green Areas Now Accessible as Post-Sandy Cleanup and Repairs Continue
Christie Administration Reopens Additional Shellfish Beds in Barnegat Bay
Volunteer Help Line
24/7 Health Experts
Mental Health Help Line
DOBI's Sandy Hotline
609-292-7272 ext. 5
New Jersey County Office of Emergency Management
Coordinators and Contact Information
Technical Assistance Training: Improvements to Promote Resiliency in Rebuilds and Upgrades
How can I apply for emergency Land Use authorizations?
Returning Home After the Storm: NJOEM
Clean up safely after a disaster: CDC
9/5/2013: Christie Administration Announces Federal Boating Infrastructure Grants to Aid Sandy-Impacted Marinas
7/10/2013: Christie Administration's Efforts to Raze Sandy Battered Homes Pave the Way for Rebuilding Safer, More Resilient Communities
Award of Sandy Waterway Debris Removal Services
Portable Material Handling Equipment Use Provisions Necessitated by Hurricane Sandy
Administration Urges Volunteers, Homeowners To Protect Themselves During Storm Clean Up
Illegal Dumping of Solid Waste




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