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How is the New Jersey Meadowlands planning for climate change?

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How is the New Jersey Meadowlands planning for climate change?

Although many in the tristate area know it as a place to just drive through, the New Jersey Meadowlands is a critical micro-region just west of New York City. A quarter-million people commute on Amtrak and local rail through the area every day, and it’s the warehouse and distribution hub for the region—Amazon just purchased a 600,000-square-foot warehouse there, near the Teterboro Airport, to expedite its shipping operations. With 800 acres of preserved wetlands, the Meadowlands also sustains fisheries and migrating birds. That ecology co-exists with critical infrastructure: power and wastewater treatment plants, as well as petroleum production…

 

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Our goal is to recognize outstanding resilience-building infrastructure projects – 10 global and 10 U.S. and shovel-ready  – to illustrate how infrastructure can positively impact our world.  The detail you provide will support the review and development of a list of top projects that meet most or all of the evaluation criteria. Completing the form should take approximately 20 minutes…

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