Coastal Blue Acres Program

Coastal Blue Acres Program

Program Name: Coastal Blue Acres Program

Resource Type: State

State: New Jersey, Mid-Atlantic

Agency: Program Source: Dedicated Revenue

Description: Coastal Blue Acres (CBA) was created with the passage of the Green Acres, Farmland, Historic Preservation and Blue Acres Bond Act of 1995. The bond act contains $15 million for grants and loans to municipalities and counties to acquire lands in coastal areas that have been damaged by storms, that may be prone to storm damage, or that buffer or protect other lands from storm damage, for recreation and conservation purposes.