Action Agenda 2017-2022: Identifies five long-term goals, 17 objectives, and 40 specific actions that will help enable people and wildlife to benefit from the fishable and swimmable waters called for by the Clean Water Act. In 2022, HEP extended the end date to 2025.
2018 Environmental Monitoring Plan: Identifies the kinds, sources and spatial coverage of available monitoring data collected in the estuary, including data on water quality and fish and wildlife
Climate Change and Its Impact: Report assesses how the risks associated with climate change stressors such as rising sea levels, warmer air and water temperatures, and increases in extreme weather will impact estuary management.
Equity Strategy: HEP’s 2023 Equity Strategy is used to calculate benefits and progress towards Justice 40 Goals; inform future Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL) and other projects; and provide a basis for the 2025 Action Agenda / CCMP Revision.
Communications Plan: The plan identifies steps to improve access to, and use of, credible science and other information by professionals, decision-makers, and community members in management and enhancement efforts.
Public Access: This 2016 Report characterizes public access and its distribution around the Harbor Estuary, the relationship of these parks and public spaces to socioeconomic need, and where and how civic organizations are providing stewardship and programming at the waterfront
Water Quality: The 2021 Water Quality Monitoring Report is the latest update of a common framework for understanding and accessing water quality information in shared waters across the two states.
Habitat: Progress Report - Restoring the New York-New Jersey Harbor Estuary (2020-2022). This report addresses the achievements made by the HEP Restoration Work Group Partners between 2020 and
2022, and overall progress towards the 2020 and 2050 goals.
Regional Sediment Management Plan: This 2008 plan helps coordinate various stakeholders involved in sediment management to control sources of sediment and contaminants, reduce dredging needs and impacts, promote beneficial use of dredged material, and restore a healthy ecosystem.