Category: Environment and Energy
(Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Tuesday, June 24, 2008.) The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers signed an agreement with a Pennsylvania agency Monday to dredge and deepen the Delaware River shipping channel. The deepening effort, if completed, would allow larger ships to move through a channel 5 feet deeper than the current […]
(Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Sunday, Oct. 8, 2006.) People used to live here on Moores Beach. Today, the houses are gone. The roads are gone. The people are gone, too. Moores Beach is now little more than rampant marshland, full of cord grass and sand and unencumbered reeds in southeast Maurice River Township, Cumberland County. […]
(Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Thursday, April 6, 2006.) They don’t want it in New Jersey. They didn’t want it in Ohio. But they do want it in Newport, Ind. So why does the U.S. Army want to chemically destroy VX nerve agent in Newport, Ind., and truck the wastewater byproduct to […]
The state of turkeys / Reintroduction efforts begun in the 1970s have wild turkeys flourishing in N.J.
(Published in The Press of Atlantic City on Saturday, April 16, 2005.) LAWRENCE TOWNSHIP Bob Blizzard’s visitors landed on his North Avenue lawn just before dusk Friday, like they do most days. A dozen wild turkeys wandered around, gobbling and gabbing, strutting and strolling. “When they get to mating season, the ol’ gobbler will put […]