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September 21, 2021

Did you know that a plastic straw only takes one minute to make, it is used an average of 10 minutes and then takes more than 100 years to decompose?  These facts are among the reasons why the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) is asking all residents to “Skip the Straw.” Beginning ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY – Middlesex County is joining a growing list of New Jersey counties that have been designated to the spotted lanternfly quarantine zone.  New Jersey Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher announced on Monday that the department has added five counties to the zone. The counties ...

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SAYREVILLE and OLD BRIDGE - Rep. Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Michael S. Regan have announced plans to advance cleanup of the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund site in Old Bridge and Sayreville. EPA will be undertaking remediation design plans for the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Borough Council, at a meeting April 19, approved a resolution for the remaining of a municipal parcel in memory of the late Peter G, Barnes, III, a former senator and assemblyman as well as New Jersey Superior Court Judge.  Resolution 21-148, which was ...

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MILLTOWN, NJ - The Central Jersey Electric Auto Association is hosting an electric vehicle event on Saturday, April 24 from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the parking lot of the American Legion on John F. Kennedy Drive in conjunction with Plug in America and the Electric Auto Association. The upcoming ...

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SAYREVILLE – Down a dirt road and behind a locked chain-linked fence on Bordentown Avenue, Sayreville has quietly made history. The borough’s water treatment plant, which draws water from the Duhernal Wellfield, has three on-site reservoirs comprising the largest floating solar array in the ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The weather has been conspiring against the migration of salamanders to vernal pools off of Beekman Road here in East Brunswick, but it can't be too long now (hopefully), say the Friends of the East Brunswick Environmental Commission. The cold, dry conditions are not what ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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TRENTON - The Board of Trustees of the New Jersey Clean Communities Council (NJCCC) welcomed three new members during its quarterly meeting on January 27. “We continue to seek state leaders who are committed to moving the anti-litter education campaign forward in New Jersey,” said NJCCC Board ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Public Library (2 Jean Walling Civic Center Drive) kicks off 2021 with the first virtual program in the new “Option Green: Climate Change & Community” environmental education initiative. The first program in the series is a discussion of the PBS ...

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NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – The city has hired a city resident and Rutgers graduate to be the new coordinator of its recycling program. Erin Maguire will oversee regular recycling and collection for New Brunswick, as well as manage the brush recycling, used motor oil, leaf composting and the Clean City ...

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MIDDLESEX COUNTY, NJ –This fall, discover how Middlesex County is a key part of the Garden State. A new online guide to our county's growers and agricultural product producers, “Grown in Middlesex County." will help you find that perfect farmers' market, Halloween pumpkin, fresh apples for your ...

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EAST BRUNSWICK, NJ - The East Brunswick Campus of the Middlesex County Vocational and Technical Schools has been granted Bronze Certification by Sustainable Jersey for Schools. “Schools that earn this certification are considered by their peers, professional associations, experts, and civic ...

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