Tag: RAGE

Keeping Power Companies Honest

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – There are public policy programs for fresher air and cleaner drinking water, but a new advocacy group believes the focus should also be on...

August 30, 2018 | comments

Surging Opposition Defeats Contentious $111M Power Line Project

By Jay Cook |  TRENTON – After two years and a $500,000 legal fight, determined residents in five Monmouth County towns celebrated Friday with tears and hugs after state regulators...

June 29, 2018 | comments

Letter: Good Day for Power Line Opponents in Monmouth

Contributed by Jeff Tittel, New Jersey Sierra Club Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) has faced a setback in building their transmission line in Monmouth County after Administrative Law Judge...

March 25, 2018 | comments

Opinion: Don’t Trust JCP&L

Contributed by Rachael Kanapka | The case of a grassroots group fighting a power line reveals what’s going on behind the curtain at JCP&L, and it’s eye-opening. On March 8,...

March 22, 2018 | comments

Judge Denies $111 Million JCP&L Power Line Project

By Jay Cook | An administrative law judge announced today that she has denied a much-maligned transmission line project designed to run through five Monmouth County towns. Administrative Law Judge...

March 8, 2018 | comments

Preliminary Decision on Power Line Project Nears

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – In less than two weeks, Office of Administrative Law Judge Gail M. Cookson will have everything she needs to make a preliminary decision on...

November 6, 2017 | comments

JCP&L Underscores Need for Power Reliability

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – To explain why it believes its proposed powerline project is necessary and would benefit Monmouth County, JCP&L officials point to a situation last August, when...

April 3, 2017 | comments

Thousands Turn Out For Final Power Line Public Hearing

By Jay Cook | LINCROFT – Among the sea of red t-shirts, jackets, hats and signs were small, blue stickers, each handwritten with a different number. It was a description,...

March 30, 2017 | comments

Power Line Project Slammed By Former NJ Transit Official

By Jay Cook “It’s a money grab project that puts the interests of JCP&L over the residents and ratepayers of Monmouth County.” These are the words of former NJ Transit vice...

February 24, 2017 | comments

Residents Turn Out In Numbers To Plead For No Power Lines

Story and photos by Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – For Brittani Smith, the fear of living next to high voltage powerlines has become a reality. Towering over her childhood home off...

February 7, 2017 | comments

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