Green

September 3, 2019

WARETOWN, NJ – Although wind energy generates electricity for many homes worldwide, offshore wind turbines for that use are still a novelty in the United States. That said, a wind farm project underway in New Jersey will ultimately provide energy to more than half a million residences. This ...

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LACEY TOWNSHIP, NJ – When Congressman Andy Kim assumed office earlier this year, he devised a plan to identify the most pressing issues within his district. In contacting state legislators serving the same constituency, Kim recognized the decommissioning of Oyster Creek nuclear plant as something ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – Representatives from offshore wind developer Ørsted will host an informational community meeting to introduce their Ocean Wind project to interested residents on Wednesday, August 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Beach Club, located on Lighthouse Drive, Waretown. Free parking will ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ – When Superstorm Sandy hit the shores near the Barnegat Bay Beach, it destroyed several homes. As a result, some properties like the one located at 361-363 Bay Shore Drive, remain free of any existing structures. Both lots are on the market for sale. Formally considered Block 201, ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – Representatives from offshore wind developer Ørsted will host an informational community meeting to introduce their Ocean Wind project to interested residents on Wednesday, August 28 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Holiday Beach Club, located on Lighthouse Drive, Waretown. Free parking will ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The number of humpback whale sightings in New York City and northern New Jersey has increased dramatically in recent years, by more than 500%, as a result of warmer and cleaner waters, raising the risk of dangerous interactions between the huge marine mammals and humans, ...

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WARETOWN, NJ - When new owners took over the Galley Grill at 96 Bryant Road, they likely had big expectations as a waterfront eatery. Meanwhile, Superstorm Sandy helped to wash those dreams away.  What remains of the restaurant is a now pile of rubble waiting to be cleared. Township of Ocean ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ -The water has seemingly disappeared. In fact, it’s something that happens every spring in Cloverdale Farm County Park. It’s as if floodgates open, and a lake-like oasis vanishes. Right now, there’s no indication that a waterway ever existed. As it turns out, it’s all part of a ...

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WARETOWN, NJ – On Saturday, July 27th, the Township of Ocean aka Waretown hosts its Ninth Annual Yard Sale. Residents won’t have to pay to join in the event. However, registering means inclusion on the map listing addresses where assorted treasures are available for sale. The Township’s Yard ...

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BARNEGAT, NJ - Just after Earth Day this year, incoming Barnegat High School freshmen Norah Hansen and Jenna Marcy came up with a plan. Concerned with protecting the planet, the two decided to start off local. Their “Adopt a Street Program” appears to be off to a good beginning. Yesterday, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Most fishing communities from North Carolina to Maine are projected to face declining fishing options unless they adapt to climate change by catching different species or fishing in different areas, according to a Rutgers study in the journal Nature Climate Change. Some Maine ...

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HACKENSACK, NJ -- New Jersey business leaders and elected officials are praising the life and legacy of Joseph Simunovich, a towering figure in business, environmental sustainability and health care, after his unfortunate passing on Tuesday at the age of 78. Among his many accomplishments, ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - The exotic pet trade has led to several hundred non-native and invasive animal species globally that could harm native species and ecosystems, and the number is expected to rise, according to a Rutgers-led study in the journal Frontiers in Ecology and the ...

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TRENTON - The NJ Ninth Legislative District leaders Senator Christopher J. Connors, Assemblyman Brian E. Rumpf and Assemblywoman DiAnne C. Gove vehemently opposed and voted against legislation, S-1073/A-2694, that would permit a county or municipality to establish and maintain a stormwater utility ...

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WARETOWN - The Township of Ocean has an opportunity for it's residents to have their Christmas trees picked up. The trees will be collected on Friday, January 4, Friday, January 11 and Friday, January 18. Trees need to be placed at the curb the night before or by 6:00 a.m. The tree must be ...

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