Tag: Clean Ocean Action

Regional Ocean Plan Laudable, But Does Not Go Far Enough, Says Clean Ocean Actio...

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia When a regional plan was adopted that unites scores of federal, state and native American agencies, concerned with Atlantic Ocean issues from New York...

December 21, 2016 | comments

Local Environmentalists Concerned About Trump Presidency

By Joseph Sapia The election of Donald J. Trump as president has some area environmentalists concerned, especially regarding climate change and drilling for gas and oil in the Atlantic Ocean....

December 1, 2016 | comments

Local Environmentalists Concerned About Trump Presidency

By Joseph Sapia   The election of Donald J. Trump as president has some area environmentalists concerned, especially regarding climate change and drilling for gas and oil in the Atlantic...

November 23, 2016 | comments

Impact 100 Jersey Coast Announces 5 Finalists For $145,000 Grant

Impact 100 Jersey Coast formally announced the five nonprofit finalists who will present at the organization’s annual membership meeting on Nov. 17 where the winner of a $145,000 grant will...

November 4, 2016 | comments

Wave of Support Builds To Clean Up The Navesink

By Joseph Sapia The rally for the Navesink is well under way – with scientific testing of the river; private organizations working with state, county and municipal governments; and citizens...

August 22, 2016 | comments

Green Stewardship Award

Story and photos by Joseph Sapia ATLANTIC HIGHLANDS – An effort to improve water quality has earned the borough a “Blue Star” certification from a joint program run by Clean...

August 8, 2016 | comments

Microbead Phaseout Applauded by Clean Water Advocates

  Story and photo by Joseph Sapia Plastic is a helpful part of our everyday life, but it’s also negatively pervasive, with containers and wrapping material littering roads, finding its...

January 14, 2016 | comments

Enforcement Lags On Lawn Fertilizer Limits

  By John Burton The 2011 state statute that instituted a limit on some fertilizers—supported by environmentalist groups—has one problem. “Of course, as with all laws, enforcement and implementation is...

December 12, 2015 | comments

COA Rightly Concerned About Return of LNG

  Governor Should Go On Record With Veto Clean Ocean Action, one of the leads of a coalition of environmental groups and politicians opposed to the liquid natural gas terminal...

November 27, 2015 | comments

Zipf Knows Environmental Victories Temporary

The Navesink River and Ocean Zone Up Next By John Burton RED BANK – It was a good week last week for Cindy Zipf and her organization, Clean Ocean Action,...

November 25, 2015 | comments

LNG Withdraws But May Return With New Proposal

By John Burton It appears the company behind the liquid natural gas terminal off the New York/ New Jersey coast is stepping back – at least for now – but...

November 25, 2015 | comments

Environmentalists And Politicians Express Joy Over LNG Veto

New Jersey Natural Gas seeks $148M rate hike day after By John Burton Environmentalists and politicians, who had been battling the liquid gas natural gas terminal proposed 28 miles off...

November 19, 2015 | comments

Public Weighs In on Controversial Off-Shore LNG Facility

By John Burton EATONTOWN – It was down to the wire for the public to weigh in on a proposed liquid natural gas terminal for off the coast of Long...

November 6, 2015 | comments

Citizens Turn Out for Beach Sweep

SEA BRIGHT – Mark Woldseth of Rumson and his 15-year old son Cash scoured the sandy beach for broken glass beer bottles, pieces of plastic, and tiny cigarette butts as...

April 30, 2015 | comments

Oil and Water Do Not Mix?

A federal government plan to allow exploration and possible future oil and gas drilling in the Atlantic Ocean, south of New Jersey, has Garden State environmental groups and some of...

March 20, 2015 | comments

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