Tag: Residents Against Giant Electric

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

Judge Zaps $111M High Voltage Power Line Project

By Jay Cook | An administrative law judge rendered a searing decision on Jersey Central Power & Light’s proposal to build a controversial, high-voltage transmission line project through five Monmouth...

March 20, 2018 | comments

Mayor Stephanie Murray to Lead Middletown in 2018

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Stephanie Murray will once again serve as Middletown’s mayor in 2018. Speaking inside a bustling, packed courtroom at 1 Kings Highway on Jan. 7,...

January 14, 2018 | comments

What About My House Value?

By Jay Cook | MIDDLETOWN – Some residents who reside along the rail line are growing concerned that the proposed 10- mile long JCP&L transmission line could zap their home...

April 11, 2017 | comments

Thousands Turn Out For Final Power Line Public Hearing

Story and photo 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 – a...

April 10, 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

Local Businesses Write Checks To Back Up RAGE

By Jay Cook As costs mount, a citizens group passionately opposed to a controversial power line project proposed for eastern Monmouth County is supplementing its war chest with support from...

January 17, 2017 | comments

Rail Rage: Utility Opposition Captures NJ Transit’s Attention

Story and photo by Jay Cook NEWARK – Instead of the usual Thursday morning commute, dozens of concerned Monmouth County residents made the trip to One Penn Plaza East in...

October 24, 2016 | comments