State of NJ

Draft Environmental Impact Statement released for Atlantic Shores South offshore wind project

TRENTON – The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this week announced the release of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the proposed Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind South Project. The DEIS marks a crucial step in the project’s federal review, the culmination of extensive technical evaluations and multi-agency coordination Read more…

State of NJ

Polistina bill to expand pension benefit eligiblity for children of first responders passes Senate committee

TRENTON – Bipartisan legislation sponsored by Sen. Vince Polistina (R-2) and James Beach (D-6) that expands the eligibility of surviving children to receive pension benefits of deceased members of the State Police Retirement System and the Police and Fireman’s Retirement System was approved by the State Government, Wagering, Tourism, and Read more…

Atlantic County

DEP issues statement on whale mortality, offshore wind activities

TRENTON – In consultation with NOAA Fisheries, the lead federal agency responsible for evaluating potential impacts to marine life and habitats from human activities in federal waters, the Department of Environmental Protection has been monitoring an unusual humpback whale mortality event that has been affecting Atlantic coast states since January Read more…