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

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

Second Public Hearing on Power Line Project March 29

Large crowd expected Story and photos by Jay Cook | LINCROFT – After thousands turned out in late January for the first public hearing on a proposed powerline project, the...

March 27, 2017 | comments

Letter: With Prospect of Power Lines Project, We May Have to Move

By Jen Aquino Last Sunday was the day I picked to sit down and talk to my seven-years-young son about the possibility of having to move because of JCP&L’s Monmouth...

March 20, 2017 | comments

Opinion: Power Line Project, NJ Transit Trains Are Dangerous Mix

  By Anthony Cooper | JCP&L’s proposed Monmouth County Reliability Project (MCRP) would install an air-insulated, 230,000 volt transmission line along ten miles of NJ Transit’s high-speed train tracks from Aberdeen...

March 9, 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