Authors: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
Reference: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. 2014. News Release: Christie Administration and Army Corps Launch Pilot Project to Study Storm Resiliency Benefits of New Approach for Restoring Coastal Salt Marshes. http://www.nj.gov/dep/newsrel/2014/14
Summary: Clean dredged material from the Intracoastal Waterway in New Jersey will be used for thin-layer placement to restore saltwater marshes. This will combat land subsidance and sea-level rise. It will also make coastal communities more resilient to storms like Superstorm Sandy.
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