Category Archives: Environment

Lafayette solar project approval clears way for completion by September

July 5, 2015 By Eric Obernauer New Jersey Herald LAFAYETTE — The township Land Use Board has approved plans for a 9.9-megawatt, 36-acre solar energy facility on property situated along…

Editorial: Trenton targets illegal dumping, growing garbage problem on city streets

April 27, 2015 NJ.com By Times of Trenton Editorial Board In this world, Benjamin Franklin so famously said, nothing is inevitable but death and taxes. More than two centuries later,…

Jersey City One of The Top 10 Greenest Cities In America

April 22, 2015 Huffington Post By Landess Kearns Big city life doesn’t have to mean overwhelming smog and environmental anguish. In fact, according to a new study by NerdWallet.com, those…

Readington, environmentalists fight DEP sewage permit

April 12, 2015 MyCentralJersey.com By Mike Deak TEWKSBURY – Readington Township and environmental groups have gone to court to fight the state Department of Environmental Protection’s approval of a wastewater…

Urban farming brings jobs, fresh produce to Newark

April 3, 2015 NEWARK – Although there are many farms throughout New Jersey, one may be surprised to find out there is a large one in the city of Newark….

Six Flags to Build New Jersey’s Largest Solar Farm and Become First Theme Park to Be Entirely Self-Powered

Eco Watch Anastasia Pantsios | March 28, 2015 New Jersey theme park Six Flags Great Adventure announced that it is partnering with New Jersey-based KDC Solar to construct a solar farm…

The State We’re In: Messing with success in the Meadowlands

Warren Reporter on March 01, 2015 By Michele S. Byers Executive Director New Jersey Conservation Foundation The transformation of the Hackensack Meadowlands over the past 45 years – from a…

comments Trenton Planning Board adopts resolution with recommendations to mitigate flooding

By Jenna Pizzi | Times of Trenton on February 26, 2015 TRENTON — In an effort to protect against flooding and damage from storms, the city’s planning board approved a…

Ocean City Mayor Proposes Giving Jurisdiction of Flood Damage Appeals to Planning Board

By Anthony Bellano (Patch Staff)February 24, 2015  The Ocean City Planning Board may be taking on new responsibilities in anticipation of appeals related to flood damage prevention. Ocean City Mayor…

Camden Passes New Jersey’s First Sustainability Ordinance

Mobilizing the Region by Matthew Norris Camden, New Jersey has solidified its commitment to continued environmental and economic progress by adopting the Garden State’s first-ever sustainability ordinance. Passed by the Camden…