Coalition-Led Ballot Question Approved, Safeguarding Pollution Settlements

November 8, 2017

NEWARK, NJ -  Voters provided permanent relief to communities harmed by industrial pollution on Tuesday by approving an environmental coalition-led ballot question that prevents money earmarked for environmental restoration from being raided by Trenton lawmakers.

The measure was declared passed with 69 percent support.

“By approving Ballot Question 2, voters created a ‘lock ...

Pyramid Mountain Wins Three Readers' Choice Awards

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The winners of this years Readers' Choice Awards, sponsored by Morris/Essex Health & Life, have been announced. This year Morris County Park Commission was recognized in six of their respective categories: Horseback category, ice skating category, museum category, nature center category, hiking trail category and summer camp category.

“The Park ...

Morris County Motorists: Be Alert for Deer Crossing, Especially as Mating Season Gets Under Way

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ- The state Department of Environmental Protection’s Division of Fish and Wildlife is reminding motorists to be alert for white-tailed deer crossing highways and local roads as days get shorter and deer become more active with mating season under way.

"Deer are involved in thousands of collisions with motor vehicles in New Jersey each year, with the highest ...

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