Every town in New Jersey can take action to protect its water supplies and safeguard its residents from pollution, flooding, drought and other environmental harm. The Watershed works directly with municipal governments to enact measures that manage stormwater, protect stream corridors, limit clearing of forests, preserve open space, and respond to climate change. We also work with the New Jersey legislature and state agencies to strengthen environmental protections.
Groundbreaking Appeals Court Ruling Halts PennEast
The Watershed Institute applauds today’s federal appeals court ruling that upholds New Jersey’s sovereign rights and halts, at least temporarily, a proposed natural ...
Opponents Vow to Fight PennEast
PennEast Pipeline Co. resubmitted its application on Aug. 8 to the state Department of Environmental Protection.
Harmful Algal Blooms Impact Local Lakes
Rosedale Lake was closed recreation this week due to the growth of blue-green algae.
Hopewell Township Committee Changes Zoning for BMS Property
The Hopewell Township Committee approved the zoning change to Bristol-Myer Squibb’s campus on Titus Mill Road after adopting one amendment.
Hopewell Twp. May Allow Chemical Manufacturing at Bristol-Myers Squibb
Hopewell Township Committee will consider drastic zoning changes, which are inconsistent with its Master Plan, at a June 24 hearing. Attend the 7 p.m. meeting and ...
Wrap Up of Green Infrastructure and Stormwater Utilities Symposium
More than 80 participants learned about stormwater utilities and green infrastructure at our second Stormwater Utilities symposium.
Green Infrastructure: Rain Gardens
Rain gardens are an important type of water capture feature in landscaping that helps slow and absorb runoff from storms.