Agate Construction Fined 14k for Dumping Debris in Deal

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New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) Has recently fined  Agate Construction Company $14,000  for illegally dumping  debris along the shoreline in Deal New Jersey. NJDEP says  Agate violated the New Jersey’s Coastal Area Facilities Review Act, the Waterfront Development Act and two other DEP regulations regarding beach dumping. The fine came about from the incident … [Read more...]

2016 SEA PADDLE NYC REGISTRATION OPENS!

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2016 SEA PADDLE NYC REGISTRATION OPENS! We are stoked to launch the 2016 SEA Paddle NYC Registration!   This year is lining up to be one of the best SEA Paddles in its 10 year history. As well, we are excited to announce that Tag Heuer brand ambassador and legendary waterman Kai Lenny will be paddling! Stay tuned for updates on the event as we have more surprises to come! See you in … [Read more...]

50 years of Endless Summer

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The Executive Director, manager and supporters of Surfers Environmental Alliance were in attendance for The New Jersey Surfing Hall of Fame’s “50 years of Endless Summer” event at the Paramount Theater in Asbury Park.  The event consisted of a sampling of the Endless Summer artifact exhibit which was on display at Convention Hall.  The evening started with a cocktail hour where surf legends … [Read more...]

Agate Construction Dumps Debris In Deal

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In Deal New Jersey at the Roosevelt  Ave. beach (shoreline) on Friday, February 19th, 2016, Agate construction, while working on the outfall at Poplar Brook, illegally dumped debris dredged from the outfall area and deposited it at the shoreline. The Army Corps of Engineers (ACOE) project manager went to the site and ordered the Agate construction crew cease all dumping activities and to move … [Read more...]

Deal New Jersey ordinance #1124 Tabled

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Opposition to the ordinance was voiced through an online petition as well by a representative from the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection and by Congressman Frank Pallone's'  Chief of Staff Janice Fuller. The Borough Town Council decided to table the ordinance and discuss the parking issues at a later date. At  a meeting held on Oct. 9 at 9 a.m. at Deal Borough Hall, … [Read more...]

100+ Volunteers Help Plant Dune Grass

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Surfers’ Environmental Alliance was happy to be part of a 100 plus volunteer event that took place on December 5th in Sea Bright. Local Girl Scouts, Boy Scouts, students from The Ranney School, Christian Brothers Academy, Shore Regional High School, Rumson Fair Haven Regional High School, local garden clubs members, members of Seabrighters Embracing Action, as well as many others, successfully … [Read more...]

Paddle Announcement… AWARDS

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Paddle Announcement... AWARDS What's a great event without some awesome and unique awards?  Well that would be an incomplete event.  The SEA Paddle NYC has had some great awards in the past and this year they live up to their reputation! When the remnants of the Avon boardwalk washed ashore after Superstorm Sandy they didn't know they would be recycled. Collected by Gary Finnegan. They were … [Read more...]

Special Guest Appearance… Mo Freitas

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Special Guest Appearance...Mo Freitas We are happy to welcome Mo Freitas to the SEA Paddle NYC Family. Mo’s resume includes... King of the 2015 Santa Cruz Paddlefest 2013 Rookie of the Year Big wave surfer Free diver A true waterman. Mo will be on site Saturday throughout the day! seapaddlenyc.org . … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala

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PADDLER PROFILE…Keali’i Mamala Big wave surfer Keali’i Mamala has surfed all over the world and this year, for the first time, will brave the rivers of Manhattan to participate in the SEA Paddle NYC.  He has ridden waves around the world from Hawaii to Tahiti to his famed ride in Nazaré, Portugal with partner Garrett McNamara.  Always ready for the next big challenge, he will take on the New … [Read more...]

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason

PADDLER PROFILE…Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason This Paddler Profile is a little different - it’s ‘two for the price of one’!  We need to pair Moira Horan & Bryan Gleason because their stories are linked.  Bryan lured Moira to try the SEA Paddle when he worked with her ‘Jersey Girls Stay Strong Multisport Club’ swim group a few years ago as a lifeguard.  There began their friendship and … [Read more...]