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Public hearing on Hudson Tunnel Project

August 1, 2017
3:00 pmto8:00 pm

The draft text of the fiscal year 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act includes $900 million in new funding for the Gateway Hudson River train tunnel project. Gateway is a comprehensive program of strategic rail infrastructure improvements designed to improve current services and create new capacity that will allow the doubling of passenger trains running under the Hudson River.

A series of public hearings soliciting comments and input on the draft Environmental Impact Statement are scheduled as follows. Each hearing will include an afternoon and evening session, from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a brief presentation about the Project at 3:15 p.m. and again at 6:15 p.m. Members of the public are invited to provide an oral statement or to submit comments in writing.

Aug. 1, Hotel Pennsylvania, Skytop Ballroom, 18th floor, 401 7th Ave. at 33rd St., New York City, 10001;

Aug. 3, Secaucus Junction Rail Station, Upper Level Long Hallway, County Road and County Avenue, Secaucus, 07094;

Aug. 10, Union City High School, 2500 Kennedy Blvd., Union City, NJ 07087.

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Public hearing on Hudson Tunnel Project

August 3, 2017
3:00 pmto8:00 pm

The draft text of the fiscal year 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act includes $900 million in new funding for the Gateway Hudson River train tunnel project. Gateway is a comprehensive program of strategic rail infrastructure improvements designed to improve current services and create new capacity that will allow the doubling of passenger trains running under the Hudson River.

A series of public hearings soliciting comments and input on the draft Environmental Impact Statement are scheduled as follows. Each hearing will include an afternoon and evening session, from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a brief presentation about the Project at 3:15 p.m. and again at 6:15 p.m. Members of the public are invited to provide an oral statement or to submit comments in writing.

Aug. 1, Hotel Pennsylvania, Skytop Ballroom, 18th floor, 401 7th Ave. at 33rd St., New York City, 10001;

Aug. 3, Secaucus Junction Rail Station, Upper Level Long Hallway, County Road and County Avenue, Secaucus, 07094;

Aug. 10, Union City High School, 2500 Kennedy Blvd., Union City, NJ 07087.

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King of Prussia Center Tour

August 8, 2017
4:15 pmto6:30 pm

Join Urban Land Institute for a walking tour of King of Prussia Town Center. Registration closes August 4.

Location: 155 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA

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Public hearing on Hudson Tunnel Project

August 10, 2017
12:00 amto8:00 pm

The draft text of the fiscal year 2018 U.S. Department of Transportation Appropriations Act includes $900 million in new funding for the Gateway Hudson River train tunnel project. Gateway is a comprehensive program of strategic rail infrastructure improvements designed to improve current services and create new capacity that will allow the doubling of passenger trains running under the Hudson River.

A series of public hearings soliciting comments and input on the draft Environmental Impact Statement are scheduled as follows. Each hearing will include an afternoon and evening session, from 3-5 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. with a brief presentation about the Project at 3:15 p.m. and again at 6:15 p.m. Members of the public are invited to provide an oral statement or to submit comments in writing.

Aug. 1, Hotel Pennsylvania, Skytop Ballroom, 18th floor, 401 7th Ave. at 33rd St., New York City, 10001;

Aug. 3, Secaucus Junction Rail Station, Upper Level Long Hallway, County Road and County Avenue, Secaucus, 07094;

Aug. 10, Union City High School, 2500 Kennedy Blvd., Union City, NJ 07087.

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Public Hearing on Proposed New Coastal Zone Management Rules

August 10, 2017
6:00 pmto8:00 pm

Two public hearings will be held on new coastal zone management rules proposal.

Comments may also be submitted in writing by September 15.

Location:

Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 PM
City of Long Branch Municipal Building
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
344 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Tuesday, August 15 at 10:00 AM
Campus Center Theater
Stockton University
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

Lake Tappan Paddle Day

August 12, 2017
8:00 amto3:30 pm

This family-friendly day of kayaking and canoeing on Lake Tappan supports Hackensack Riverkeeper’s clean water mission, brought to you in partnership with SUEZ.

Location: Washington Avenue North, Old Tappan

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NeighborWorks Training Institute

August 14, 2017toAugust 18, 2017

Philadelphia is an ideal backdrop for the summer NeighborWorks Training Institute. Join us to explore the city, build connections with colleagues in the field and select from over 100 professional development courses.

Location: Philadelphia

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National Flood Mitigation & Flood-Proofing Workshop

August 14, 2017toAugust 17, 2017

This workshop will teach tools, techniques and best practices that floodplain managers, engineers, architects, designers and others can use to reduce flood risk. The event is hosted by the Association of State Floodplain Managers.

Location: Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 US-1, Iselin

More information and registration 

Public Hearing on Proposed New Coastal Zone Management Rules

August 15, 2017
10:00 amto12:00 pm

This is the second of two public hearings on the new coastal zone management rules proposal.

Comments may also be submitted in writing by September 15.

Location:

Thursday, August 10 at 6:00 PM
City of Long Branch Municipal Building
Council Chambers, 2nd Floor
344 Broadway
Long Branch, NJ 07740

Tuesday, August 15 at 10:00 AM
Campus Center Theater
Stockton University
101 Vera King Farris Drive
Galloway, NJ 08205

Webinar: Risk Communication in the Post-Sandy Era

August 15, 2017
11:00 amto12:00 pm

The Monmouth University Urban Coast Institute and the Mid-Atlantic Regional Council on the Ocean  will host a free webinar that explores best practices for communicating the risks that major coastal storms present to the public. The webinar will feature three speakers: Rachel Hogan Carr, Executive Director of the Nurture Nature Center; Michael Oppegaard, Emergency Management Coordinator for the Monmouth County Sheriff’s Office; and Sarah Watson, who led the development of NOAA’s 2016 Risk Communications Basics guidebook. This discussion is made possible through funding provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Location: online

More information

Registration: Email Urban Coast Institute Director Karl Vilacoba  (kvilacobatmonmouthdotedu)  

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