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Jersey City ‘Sandy’ Related Research Project Receives $210,000 in Federal & Regional Grants

Grant to  Help Prepare Coastal Communities for Climate Change; Funding Includes $100,000 from NOAA

JERSEY CITY SEAL LOGO JERSEY CITY – Mayor Steven M. Fulop announced today the City of Jersey City has been selected by the National Oceanic Atmospheric Association (NOAA) to receive a $100,000 grant to fund a groundbreaking project that will identify flood-risk pathways into Jersey City as well as potential mitigation strategies with the Stevens Institute of Technology and the NJ Sea Grant Consortium called “Collaborative Climate Adaptation Planning for Urban Coastal Flooding.”

In addition to the NOAA grant, the City of Jersey City also received funding from Together North Jersey for $110,000 to supplement the work of the NOAA grant with visualizations and data collection for a cost-benefit analysis.  The NOAA grant is one of four given out nationally and total funding for the project is $210,000. Continue reading Jersey City ‘Sandy’ Related Research Project Receives $210,000 in Federal & Regional Grants

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