Letters to the Editor

November 19, 2018

NJDEP NEEDS TO HEAR FROM YOU NOW (BY NOV. 20) If you are concerned about safety risks from the proposed Compressor Station 206, you must do something now – Tell NJDEP to deny the Freshwater Wetlands Permit Application of Williams/Transco – Send your message by November 20.  Attached are ...

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Deadline:  Tuesday, November 20, 2018 This is the last date that the NJDEP will consider comments on the Freshwater Wetlands Permit Application of Williams/Transco for the Compressor Station 206 and part of the pipeline by Raritan Bay. Attached are comments to use to craft your own to send ...

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I was horrified last night to read about senatorial candidate, Bob Hugin, snapping at a fellow Republican's wife and CHILDREN at a rally... just for the mere fact that her children were present and passing out flyers supporting Hugin for Senate. Let me write that again, just so it's crystal ...

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“I see sorrow and trouble in this land Although there will be struggle We’ll make the change we can We’ll work it ‘til it’s done Every daughter, every son Every soul that ever longed for something better Something brighter” Last week was a difficult week for our nation! A white ...

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The time to stop the proposed natural gas fired compressor station (CS206) is running out.  Located right behind the Buddhist Vihara and next to Trap Rock Quarry in South Franklin Township.  CS206 will have two 16,000 horsepower turbines powered by natural gas combustion, which is different than ...

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I am filled with tremendous sorrow after the shooting at Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. As a (ret.) police officer, a shooting outside a place of religious worship is a call you never want to receive from dispatch.  I can't even begin to fathom the reality of that ...

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Members of the NJ Interfaith Coalition comprised of more than 150 organizations throughout New Jersey, are heartbroken at the horrendous shooting at the Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.   We mourn the loss of ten innocent lives and pray for speedy recovery of those injured in ...

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The NJ Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has scheduled a Public Hearing for the Freshwater Wetlands Permit Application for the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project with Compressor Station 206 and pipelines in Old Bridge, Sayreville, and through Raritan Bay.  DATE:  Monday, ...

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We may have missed the wrath of Hurricane Florence, but we should never forget Superstorm Sandy and all the rain bombs we’ve had this spring/summer when considering the risks of the Northeast Supply Enhancement (NESE) Project that is proposed by Williams/Transco.    Governor Murphy said that ...

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Adding the NESE natural gas pipeline project that starts in the fracking Marcellus Shale region in PA and then goes through the New Jersey-New York area is not needed.  We are expecting FERC to be on the side of the corporate for-profit Williams/Transco who will be allowed at least a 14% return on ...

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The Franklin Gazebo: Peace is not a place. Tomorrow we cut a ribbon signifying the completion of the Franklin Township Gazebo. I can’t think of more perfect timing given some recent disagreements we have experienced in Franklin. You see the gazebo is, more than anything, a place for active ...

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