Scott Gurian

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Five years after Sandy, Questions Remain About Whether New Jersey Is More Resilient

Friday, October 27, 2017

Much of the damage has been rebuilt, but it's not clear that New Jersey is stronger than the storm. 

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New Jersey's Dirty Little Secrets Cost Property Owners a Big Chunk of Change

Friday, December 11, 2015

Inheriting a toxic property can turn into a net loss if the land is polluted enough and there's no incentive for developers to rebuild on the land. 

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Dirty Little Secrets: New Jersey Is Just a Storm Away from a Major Toxic Mess

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Despite toxic spills during Sandy, New Jersey has done little to require oil and gas companies to prepare for rising sea levels and storms. And that inevitably spells trouble. 

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NJ’s Sandy Recovery Three Years In: Progress Made, But Lessons Left to Learn

Thursday, October 29, 2015

NJ Spotlight
New Jersey residents most closely involved in the Sandy recovery effort offer their assessments and advice for the next big storm.

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Three Years After Sandy, How Prepared Is New Jersey for Another Storm?

Friday, October 02, 2015

Just a few weeks before the third anniversary of Sandy, the Garden State is making preparations for another massive storm.


Why New Jersey Got Billions Less in Sandy Aid than New York

Thursday, July 09, 2015

Critics say New Jersey could have been more proactive and fought harder for more money.


Given the Chance to Appeal, Many Sandy Victims Give Up Instead

Friday, June 12, 2015

NJ Spotlight
New rules allow homeowners to resubmit flood insurance claims, but many say they've given up trying to get more money.


Amid Headline-Grabbing Bridgegate Indictments, Hoboken Probe Quietly Comes to an End

Sunday, May 03, 2015

NJ Spotlight
U.S. Attorney tells Christie administration cabinet officials that federal investigation has closed


Two-and-a-Half Years After Sandy, Storm Victims Continue to Struggle

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Only about 10 percent of New Jersey residents who received state aid to re-build post Sandy have been able to move back into their homes. They are anxious, frustrated and angry.


Tampered Engineering Reports Only the Beginning for Sandy Victims

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

Experts warn problems with adjuster estimates may be more widespread, but harder to find.

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Union Beach Flood Control Offers Hope to Sandy-Ravaged Community

Thursday, April 09, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Residents are thrilled by the news, while environmentalists await further details of ambitious waterfront construction plan


Christie's Record on Sandy Recovery Is Hurting his Run for President

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

NJ Spotlight
The governor’s handling of the storm has already lost the backing of some well-heeled party faithfuls.


Organic Kale Salad with a Side of Hope

Thursday, March 26, 2015

A pop-up restaurant in Union Beach, N.J., offers a weekly night out for a town still struggling to recover from Sandy.


Guarded Optimism on Reopening Sandy-Related Flood Claims

Friday, March 13, 2015

Announcement that insurance payouts will be reviewed follows months of growing complaints that compensation was unfair.


Sandy Hecklers Dog Christie in Iowa

Monday, March 09, 2015

Storm victims crowd-funded a trip to follow the New Jersey governor's presidential campaign.

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Cloudy With a Chance of Injury: What Meteorologists Learned from Sandy

Monday, February 23, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Forecasters are changing their language to emphasize potential harm rather than what type of storm is coming.


Two Years Later, NJ Homeowners Still Waiting for Sandy Aid

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Groups criticizing the Christie administration are calling for rental aid for displaced homeowners and a moratorium on foreclosures for storm victims whose grant money hasn't arrived.

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What Happens When a Wetland is No Longer Wet?

Tuesday, February 03, 2015

NJ Spotlight
Sandy dumped a bunch of sand on a protected wetland and now the owner wants to build on it.

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New Flood-Plain Building Will Need to Consider Sea Level Rise

Saturday, January 31, 2015

President Obama issued an executive order on Friday directing all government agencies handing out federal aid to incorporate stricter building requirements.

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Cuba Announcement Continues to Send Ripples Through New Jersey

Thursday, January 15, 2015

NJ Spotlight
If you think Washington is divided over Obama's new Cuba policy, check out how much disagreement there is between Cuban-Americans and their relatives back home.  

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