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 ...

Watchung Hills Regional High School Achieves Sustainability Certification

WARREN, NJ - Watchung Hills Regional High School has met the rigorous requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification and joins a group of 91 schools that achieved the Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification in 2017. A total of 679 schools and 273 school districts are participating in the program ...

Four North Plainfield Schools Achieve Sustainability Certification

NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Four schools in the North Plainfield School District have met the requirements to achieve Sustainable Jersey for Schools certification. East End Elementary School, Stony Brook Elementary School, West End Elementary School and the North Plainfield Middle School all achieved Bronze level certification.






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40th Annual Festival Of Trees Invites Entries

November 12, 2017

Individuals, local and civic groups, clubs, businesses, Scout troops and others are welcome to design, decorate, and submit a tree for the month-long holiday display at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge. The exhibit will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


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