Tag: Department of Environmental Protection

Framing For The Future

By Jay Cook RED BANK – While water quality in the Navesink and Shrewsbury Rivers has been a hot-button issue in the past year, concerns have now shifted toward the...

March 6, 2017 | comments

Cleaning Up the Navesink River

By John Burton | RED BANK – As the work continues to alleviate Navesink River contamination, The Two River Times is offering its support. “If everyone pulls together we can...

February 27, 2017 | comments

Leonardo’s Overlooked State Marina Gets a Relaunch

Story and photos by Jay Cook LEONARDO – Four years into the post-Super Storm Sandy era, a wave of redevelopment is finally washing onto the shores of an overlooked state-run...

January 10, 2017 | comments

Shorehenge Demolished

By Joseph Sapia HIGHLANDS – In a few days, the controversial Super Storm Sandy memorial that suddenly appeared on a Sandy Hook Bay beachfront will only be a memory. Work...

January 9, 2017 | comments

DEP Updates Recovery Progress

By John Burton TRENTON – State Depart­ment of Environmental Pro­tection Commissioner Bob Martin made it clear this week that the work on Sandy recovery is continuing and that “New Jersey...

April 12, 2013 | comments

Cleanup of Storm Debris in Water to Begin

By John Burton   Contractors for the state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will be in the area, beginning March 4, to clean up tons of debris washed into waterways...

March 1, 2013 | comments

Waterways Public Access Rule Means ‘Common Sense Practices’

By Bob Martin Governor Christie and I are strongly committed to ensuring there is excellent public access to our ocean beaches, bays and rivers in New Jersey. We view this...

October 26, 2012 | comments

FH to Get State Grant to Purchase Property for Park

By John Burton FAIR HAVEN – The borough will be getting some state assistance to acquire a long sought-after property to create a small riverfront park. The state Department of...

October 19, 2012 | comments

Towns Looking at Beach Public Access After DEP Initiative

By John Burton   Local beach community mayors are re-evaluating their town’s requirements for beach access after the state’s environmental commissioner signed an initiative, forwarded by the Christie Administration. State...

October 19, 2012 | comments