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Bill Introduced by Mukherji and Cunningham Seeks to Protect Liberty State Park

Posted on Jan 23, 2019

Bill Introduced by Mukherji and Cunningham Seeks to Protect Liberty State Park

A bill recently introduced in the New Jersey State Legislature will seek to protect Jersey City’s Liberty State Park from inappropriate privatization and commercial development plans. “The Liberty State Park Protection Act,” introduced by New Jersey Assemblyman Raj Mukherji (D-Hudson) and Sen. Sandra Cunningham (D-Hudson), seeks to preserve open space at Liberty State Park (LSP) in perpetuity and to protect it against the relentless assaults of inappropriate privatization and commercial development schemes that have plagued this great, free American public commons since it opened in 1976....

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Make It a Baykeeper Valentine’s Day! Send a Dozen Oysters!

Posted on Jan 22, 2019

Make It a Baykeeper Valentine’s Day! Send a Dozen Oysters!

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NY/NJ Baykeeper is Celebrating its 30th Year!

Posted on Jan 7, 2019

NY/NJ Baykeeper is Celebrating its 30th Year!

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NY/NJ Baykeeper Receives Planning Merit Award for Living Shoreline in Raritan Bay

Posted on Dec 21, 2018

NY/NJ Baykeeper Receives Planning Merit Award for Living Shoreline in Raritan Bay

Matawan, NJ—Matawan-based environmental organization NY/NJ Baykeeper has received the Monmouth County Planning Board 2018 Merit Award for its Living Shoreline in the Raritan Bay. The award, presented at the December 17 Monmouth County Planning Board meeting in Freehold, recognized the project as making a significant contribution to the advancement of planning in Monmouth County. NY/NJ Baykeeper was the pioneer of oyster restoration in New Jersey’s portion of the Raritan Bay, creating the Bayshore area’s very first living shoreline. In 2016, NY/NJ Baykeeper and the Rutgers University Center...

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NY/NJ Baykeeper Opposes Proposed Rollback of Clean Water Act Protections

Posted on Dec 11, 2018

NY/NJ Baykeeper Opposes Proposed Rollback of Clean Water Act Protections

The proposed rollback of federal Clean Water Act protections by the Trump Administration potentially impacts millions of acres of wetlands and thousands of miles of waterways across the U.S., endangering wildlife and their habitats. Pesticide runoff, industrial waste and other pollutants that are prohibited would now be allowed to contaminate certain wetlands and waterways. “NY/NJ Baykeeper strongly opposes the Trump administration’s proposal today to roll back Clean Water Act protections,” said Greg Remaud, NY/NJ Baykeeper CEO. “This will cut back crucial protections of wetlands and...

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It’s Almost Valentine’s Day–Send a Dozen Oysters!

Posted on Dec 3, 2018

It’s Almost Valentine’s Day–Send a Dozen Oysters!

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