Tag: RAGE

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

Proposed Power Line Public Hearing On Wednesday

  Story and Photos By Jay Cook MIDDLETOWN –Proponents for more reliable electric power service and citizens deeply concerned about its effects on their lives will both get to air...

January 23, 2017 | comments

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