EAC created and presented a three-part webinar series on resiliency planning co-sponsored by the Together North Jersey (TNJ) Resilience Task Force and the North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority (NJTPA). Webinar 1: “Climate Change and Wetland Restoration” Rutgers University’s current projections estimate a 1.4-foot rise in water by 2050, leaving coastal and riverine communities increasingly vulnerable […]
Micro to Macro The Future of the Raritan Friday, June 8, 2018 Kathleen G. Ludwig Global Village Learning Center, Rutgers Douglass Campus, New Brunswick, NJ 10th Annual Sustainable Raritan Conference and Awards Ceremony Our 2018 conference explored emerging contaminants affecting the Raritan and renewed watershed planning efforts that will address new and ongoing threats on […]conference, Raritan, SRRI
Karen Lowrie co-facilitated a workshop on May 9 at the Rutgers Atlantic Cape campus with Leigh Ann Von Hagen as part of the Planning Health Communities Initiative. Health Department members from four Southern New Jersey counties learned about Health Impact Assessment and Health in All Policies, in preparation for selecting projects in their counties that could benefit […]County Health Ranking, Health in All Policies, HIA, Lowrie, PHCI, SOPHE
On Thursday, March 22, EAC Associate Director Jeanne Herb joined Rutgers professors David Robinson and Robert Kopp as part of a Rutgers panel testifying in front of the New Jersey Assembly Environment and Solid Waste Committee outlining impacts of changing climate conditions on New Jersey’s coastal zone. View Jeanne’s testimony here.
Senior Research Specialists Matt Campo and Stacy Krause participated as conference moderator/presenter on panels focused on climate resilience at the annual conference held at the Hyatt Hotel in New Brunswick, NJ. EAC’s Matt Campo moderated a panel titled “Moving Toward Resiliency: A Look at the Past and Directions for the Future in New Jersey”. The […]APA, Campo, conference, Krause, resilience
A Joint Land Use Study (JLUS) is a cooperative planning effort between local governments and military installations. Working with the County of Monmouth, NJ, a team from the Edward J. Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy worked with Maser Consulting, P.A, HR&A Advisors, and AECOM to help develop climate resilience analyses and recommendations for […]Campo, coastal, land use, Monmouth County, NWS Earle
Join EAC at the 2018 Preparedness Summit! The Preparedness Summit is the first and longest running national conference on public health preparedness. EAC team member Jennifer Whytlaw will discuss her research on preparedness activities at senior care facilities in New Jersey to respond to environmental natural hazard events. website – http://preparednesssummit.org/2018-preparedness-summit/conference, resilience, Whylaw
EAC Director Michael Greenberg was recently appointed as a member of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s Plutonium Disposition Committee. The objective of the committee is to evaluate methods and locations to dispose of 34 metric tons of U.S. plutonium. Committee Membership Information