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Local open space funding measures passed in the Highlands

Thursday, November 6th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey, Pennsylvania | No Comments »

The 11/4 election saw the passage of several open space funding measures in the Highlands of Pennsylvania and New Jersey. A summary is below. Throughout the country, 88 measures passed, for a total of $8,410,616,140 in conservation funding! For more ...

Local and State Groups/Municipalities Oppose PSE&G’S Mega Power Line Expansion

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey | No Comments »

Byram CARES • Environment New Jersey • Delaware Riverkeeper Network New Jersey Environmental Federation • New Jersey Sierra Club New Jersey Highlands Coalition • Stop The Lines For Immediate Release: October 28, 2008 Contact:Dena Mottola Jaborska, Environment New Jersey, (609) 540-6609 LOCAL AND STATE GROUPS ...

Moving Forward in New Jersey’s Highlands

Monday, September 29th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey | No Comments »

The New Jersey Highlands Water Protection and Planning Council has finally completed its enormous and controversial task with the adoption of the Highlands Regional Master Plan, a guide to preservation and planning in the 860,000 acre Highlands Region. The ...

ANJEC Annual Congress

Thursday, September 18th, 2008 Posted in , New Jersey | No Comments »

Title: ANJEC Annual Congress Location: The Conference Center at Mercer, West Windsor, NJ Description: Featured Speaker: David Gershon, author of Low Carbon Diet and NJDEP Commissioner Lisa Jackson Workshop Sessions - Open Space, Ratables and Municipal Fiscal Health - Wastewater Plans, the Rules Have changed - What’s ...

New Jersey Regional Master Plan

Friday, July 18th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey | No Comments »

The NJ Highlands Council approved the draft RMP after a marathon session yesterday in Morristown. Unfortunately, it did not include several critical elements that members of the Coalition strongly supported, including preventing new development in water deficit areas. It now ...

Electricity Corridors

Friday, May 9th, 2008 Posted in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania | No Comments »

For those of you who haven't yet heard (and there are many of you, I know), the Federal government has declared much of Pennsylvania and New York, as well as all of New Jersey as part of its National Interest ...