Archive for Tag: Gloucester County

Salem County lawmaker blasts Murphy’s failed Orsted deal for impact to South Jersey jobs

TRENTON, N.J. – As the only legislator living in Salem County, where Gov. Phil Murphy has promised to create jobs at the wind port, Assemblywoman Bethanne McCarthy Patrick says her residents are questioning the governor’s credibility after Orsted announced it is abandoning its offshore wind commitments in New Jersey. ...

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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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Booming warehouse construction warrants more local, county oversight, says South Jersey lawmaker

TRENTON, N.J. – Assemblywoman Beth Sawyer says she is seeking cooperation from legislative leaders to address her community’s concerns over the continued construction of warehouses in South Jersey. Speaking at an Assembly hearing this week, she urged members from both sides of the aisle to work with her to...

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