New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with Commissioner Bob Martin, right, of the N.J. Dept. Environmental Protection, at his side, holds a news conference on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., ... more 
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie with Commissioner Bob Martin, right, of the N.J. Dept. Environmental Protection, at his side, holds a news conference on the boardwalk in Point Pleasant Beach, N.J., Friday, Sept. 2, 2011. As New Jersey adds up its Irene-related damage totals, Christie, who a week ago ordered people off the beach, urged people to come to the state's beaches this Labor Day weekend to support the local economy. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Rich Schultz
Fri, Sep 2, 2011 5:06 PM EDT