Archive for Tag: GCL

Gloucester County lawmaker says toxic train derailments magnify Glassboro-Camden rail line concerns

WEST DEPTFORD, N.J. – A toxic chemical involved in the recent train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio was ultimately headed for South Jersey, where residents experienced a similar disaster in 2012 when a train derailed in Paulsboro and spilled 20,000 gallons of vinyl chloride into Mantua Creek. Residents here...

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Sawyer connects mayors to state reps and resources at roundtable

SWEDESBORO, N.J. – As a skilled entrepreneur turned state lawmaker, Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer understands the importance of face-to-face connections, so she brought everyone to the table – literally – at a recent event with local leaders from Gloucester, Salem and Cumberland counties and state agency officials. Her goal was...

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VIDEO: Proposed GCL line a train wreck for South Jersey communities, Sawyer says

TRENTON, N.J. – The throwback idyllic charm of Gloucester County’s communities is under threat by a proposed urban transportation fixture that is outdated and unwanted by many residents there. Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer examines the environmental and social impacts of the Glassboro-Camden light-rail line in the Assembly Republican Office’s video,...

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