24Aug

What Is Green Infrastructure and Why Do We Need It?

When rain falls on our roofs, streets, and parking lots, the subsequent water cannot soak into the ground and becomes stormwater runoff.

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21Jun

Water Quality in Rocky Brook

By Erin Stretz / Jun 21 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

With its bucolic beginnings amidst the sprawling agriculture of Millstone Township, Rocky Brook flows northwest through increasing urban development in Hightstown and commercial sections of East Windsor.

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12Jun

Why Can’t I Swim in Local Lakes and Streams?

By Pam Podger / Jun 12 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments

Pollutants run into our streams and lakes, causing the growth of algae and bacteria that makes swimming unsafe for people and their pets.

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1Jun

Watershed Matters: Princeton Poised to Act on Flooding

Princeton’s town council is poised to take an important step by considering a strong new measure to address flooding and polluted stormwater runoff—two of the region’s most pressing environmental challenges.

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5Apr

Increased Arsenic in Drinking Water – A Pipeline Risk

Most of the PennEast pipeline’s proposed route through NJ will interact with Fractured Bedrock Aquifers that feed the region's private and community drinking wells.

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22Mar

Focus on Beden Brook

By Erin Stretz / Mar 22 / Monitoring Our Water / No Comments
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27Jan

FERC Issues Third Delay for PennEast

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) today revised its schedule for reviewing the PennEast pipeline, resulting in a third delay...

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6Jan

Pike Run Report

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23Dec

Watershed Matters: It’s Time to Take Our Foot Off the Gas

You’d be excused for believing that natural gas is a “clean” fuel. After all, the oil and gas industry has spent hundreds of millions of dollars in recent years on television...

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9Jun

Proposed Flood Hazard Rules Jeopardize Public

New Jersey’s Flood Hazard Control Act rules have two purposes. First, the rules are supposed to reduce the threat to the public safety...

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