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Diegnan, Pinkin and Karabinchak to Highlight State Support for Dismal Swamp with Environmental and Local Leaders

Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin, and Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak are holding a press event with the Dismal Swamp Commission, Edison Wetlands and elected officials highlighting the Dismal Swamp Commission’s recent receipt from the State of New Jersey of a $200k appropriation championed by the 18th district legislators in accordance with effectuating P.L. 2009, CHAPTER 132 to complete the scope of work as outlined in the “Dismal Swamp Preservation Act.”


WHAT:   Press event hosted by Senator Patrick Diegnan, Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin and                     Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak to highlight state support for the Dismal Swamp and the $200k appropriation to finish needed surveying of metes and bounds of Dismal Swamp. The monies could also be used for greater access trails, signage, restoration initiatives, and educational and natural heritage programs.

WHO:                  -    Senator Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr.

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  • Assemblywoman Nancy Pinkin
  • Assemblyman Robert Karabinchak
  • Dorothy Rasmussen, Chair of Dismal Swamp Preservation Commission
  • Robert Spiegel,  Executive Director of the Edison Wetlands Association
  • Mayor Tom Lankey, Edison Township
  • Mayor Jonathan Busch, Metuchen Borough

WHEN:                 Saturday, June 2, 2018 @ 2:00 pm

WHERE:                Triple C Ranch of the Edison Wetlands Association

       206 Tyler Rd, Edison, NJ 08820

       ***Due to weather concerns, the location for the press conference has been moved to:

       Edison Municipal Building, Council Chambers

      100 Municipal Blvd, Edison, NJ 08817


                               Note: Parking available.

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