Green Top Stories

January 17, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Keeping road pavement in good shape saves money and energy and reduces greenhouse gas emissions, more than offsetting pollution generated during road construction, according to a Rutgers-led study. The study appears in the International Journal of Sustainable ...

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NORTH BRANCH, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission will accept natural Christmas trees for recycling beginning Wednesday, Dec. 26 through Thursday, Jan. 31, 2019. Somerset County residents may bring their tree to Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot F, 156 Mettlers Road in Somerset, Franklin ...

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TRENTON, NJ - The New Jersey State Senate has passed a bipartisan resolution sponsored by Sen. Christopher "Kip" Bateman (R-Somerset, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex) and Sen. Linda Greenstein(D-Mercer, Middlesex) urging Gov. Phil Murphy to block a proposed Delaware River Basin Commission (DRBC) rule ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ – Four electric cars have been added to the Somerset County fleet. Freeholder Director Patrick Scaglione and Freeholder Mark Caliguire showed off one of the new Chevy Volt EVs and the EV charging station located in the county parking deck on Tuesday. Caliguire convened the ...

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NJ ARBORIST VOLUNTEER WORK DAY AT COLONIAL PARK RESULTS IN $85,000 IN TREE CARE SERVICES   FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The the New Jersey Arborists Chapter of the International Society of Arboriculture brought manpower and equipment valued at $3.6 million to Colonial Park Dec. 1for the chapter’s ...

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