Tag: NY/NJ Baykeeper

Baby Oysters Are Finally Growing In Raritan Bay

By John Burton | N.W.S. EARLE — It may be a little early for handing out cigars, but the New York/New Jersey Baykeeper is happy that oysters appear to have taken...

December 2, 2017 | 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

Debbie Mans: Midwesterner with Jersey Sand in Her Shoes

By Joseph Sapia It may not be surprising that Debbie Mans, executive director of the New York-New Jersey Baykeeper group, grew up on the water. After all, she carries that...

September 19, 2016 | comments

Sewage Pumpout Boat Cleans The Bay For Free

Story and photo by Joseph Sapia There is a health risk and environmental risk to discharging sewage and other wastewater in Raritan Bay. But most people do not know that recreational...

August 7, 2016 | comments

Pass The Oyster Reef Bill

The Two River Times has a 25 year long history of advocating for the health of its waterways and in that tradition, the newspaper urges the Senate to pass a...

September 10, 2015 | comments

Baykeeper Hopes To Expand Oyster Beds 

By John Burton The oyster bed restoration project has been working off Naval Weapons Station Earle for the past few years, NY/NJ Baykeeper says, which is now hoping the state...

September 10, 2015 | comments

Legislation May Permit Return of Oyster Beds to NJ Waters

Companion Legislation in both chambers in Trenton would again allow for man-made oyster beds in area waters despite concerns from the state’s environmental agency. The bills, both out of their...

June 11, 2015 | comments

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