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Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

Posted on May 1, 2018

Liberty State Park SAVED from Commercialization Threats!!

May 4th 2018 – Governor Phil Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejected the rigged Liberty National Golf Proposal aimed at usurping the Caven Point Natural Area of LSP! Cheers to the hundreds of people and organizations who urged the protection of our public land! June 1st 2018 – Governor Murphy and NJDEP Commissioner McCabe rejects a proposed marina on the south end of LSP in favor of public trust and ensured that LSP will be managed for people of all incomes to enjoy.  We thank Sam Pesin, President of Friends of Liberty State Park, as well as the Murphy administration, for...

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Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Adopt an Oyster to Support Coastal Resiliency and Clean Water Today!

Give the gift of clean water! Click here to learn more....

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Our Risk, Their Reward. Stop the Williams Transco Pipeline

Posted on Apr 30, 2018

Our Risk, Their Reward. Stop the Williams Transco Pipeline

About the Proposed Pipeline Williams Transco has proposed a 23.4-mile, 26 inch diameter pipeline project to expand its existing Transco transmission system to transport natural gas from the Marcellus Shale region through Raritan Bay to New York. If built, the pipeline will disrupt YOUR fishing, boating. and recreational activities! Construction of the pipeline would also disturb 14,000 acres of habitat for clams, horseshoe crabs, fish, and other marine animals. The project is proposed to be completed by the end of 2019. This is a step backwards for our energy policy and the environment by...

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Let’s Sink Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

Posted on Jan 31, 2018

Let’s Sink Trump’s Offshore Drilling Plan

On January 4th, 2018 the Trump administration declared war 90% of US oceans targeted for drilling. Secretary of Interior Ryan Zinke announced the next phase of President Trump’s new draft proposed 5-year (2019-2024) Outer Continental Shelf Oil and Gas Leasing Program. The plan includes opening the entire Atlantic Ocean from Maine to Florida for drilling including all of the Jersey Shore and NY’s South Shore and would allow rigs to come within 3 miles of beaches. The federal government is accepting comments until March 9th on the Draft Proposed Program, so now is the time to speak up!...

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5 Tips for a Waste-Less Holiday Season

Posted on Dec 19, 2017

5 Tips for a Waste-Less Holiday Season

December 21, 2017 It’s not surprising that from Thanksgiving to New Year’s Day, household waste increases by more than 25 percent, according to the US Environmental Protection Agency. Between gift wrapping, plastic packaging, and single-use food-ware, it all adds up. Contrary to what the Grinch portrays, your garbage doesn’t get sent to Mount Crumpit. Rather it is transported to overburdened landfills, polluting incinerators, and accidentally discharged into our waterways.  Here are a few eco-friendly ideas to make your holidays a little greener this year.  1. Bring Your Own. BYO...

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YOU are needed to help protect, preserve, and restore the NY-NJ Habor Estuary. Please donate today!

Posted on Dec 3, 2017

YOU are needed to help protect, preserve, and restore the NY-NJ Habor Estuary. Please donate today!

You matter more than ever. In a time of increased worry about cuts to federal funding for environmental programs – partners like you matter now more than ever. We don’t know what the future holds for federal programs, but we are certain that NY/NJ Baykeeper will continue to protect, preserve, and restore the NY/NJ Harbor Estuary by doing what we do best – providing scientific insights into the pollution in our waterways and natural alternatives to help combat climate change as well as continuing to provide accurate, objective, information to policymakers and communities about the...

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