Polluted Stormwater: A Challenge for New Jersey

In NJ, stormwater pollution accounts for 60 percent of the pollution that enters our waters. 40 other states have created and operate “stormwater utilities” to address this problem.

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Is Flooding On The Rise?

Hard surfaces like asphalt, concrete, and rooftops mean there is less room for rainfall and snowmelt to soak into the ground.

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Fight the Proposed Northeast Supply Enhancement Project By June 22

By Pam Podger / Jun 12 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

In addition to helping us battle the proposed PennEast Pipeline, we urge you to weigh in against a pipeline proposed for Franklin Township. Comment deadline is June 22.

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Stormwater Utilities Would Benefit NJ

Stormwater utilities, a tool for managing flooding and water pollution, are gaining prominence in NJ as a better way to capture rain and fix old stormwater systems while benefiting homeowners and ...

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Watershed Requests A New Hearing PennEast

By Pam Podger / Feb 13 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

The Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association and a partner environmental group today filed a request for a rehearing of the Federal Energy Regulatory...

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New Jersey Action Could Halt Proposed PennEast Pipeline

By Pam Podger / Feb 07 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

Opponents of the proposed PennEast pipeline have redoubled their efforts given a conditional approval by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and recent actions by the pipeline...

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Smoke-Free Parks in Our Watershed

By Pam Podger / Dec 12 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

Cigarette butts are the most common form of litter in the world, with many ending up as trash in our oceans and polluting our water.

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Watershed Stormwater Conference

The Watershed recently hosted a daylong seminar on stormwater with New Jersey experts, who discussed the problems and solutions of polluted stormwater runoff.

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Create A Mini Raingarden

Downspout planters are landscaped planter boxes that capture rain water from the roof and function in a similar way as a rain garden but instead within a container.

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Natural Resource Damages Ballot Question

By Mike Pisauro / Nov 01 / Safeguarding Our Communities / No Comments

The Watershed strongly supports voting yes on Ballot Question #2.

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