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Exploring Green Infrastructure Options for Your Project? These Tools Can Help.

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

An overview of several tools that allow developers and local officials to understand how various green infrastructure practices can fit into a development project, and what the impact would be of development on stormwater infrastructure.

Maximizing the Impact of Public-Private Partnerships

Friday, March 30th, 2018

A panel at New Jersey Future’s Redevelopment Forum focused on two key things that can make or break public-private partnerships: making sure goals and incentives are aligned among all parties, and making sure the community and its local government has the lead role.

Survey: New Jersey Residents Name Clean Drinking Water as Top Environmental Priority

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

A New Jersey Future/Jersey Water Works survey shows that New Jersey residents rate clean drinking water as their top environmental priority, and support investments in upgrading the state’s water systems.

Remembering Brendan Byrne

Friday, January 5th, 2018

New Jersey Future mourns the loss of our friend and supporter, former Governor Brendan Byrne. New Jersey is the better for his service, and the poorer for his passing.

Newark–Philadelphia Study Visit Focuses on Implementing Green Infrastructure at Scale

Wednesday, September 27th, 2017

Representatives from the City of Newark visited the Philadelphia Water Department to learn more about implementing green infrastructure at scale to help manage stormwater.

Joint Environment Committee Dives in on Climate Change, Coastal Resilience

Monday, August 14th, 2017

A joint legislative committee hearing on the effects of climate change on New Jersey heard testimony about the importance of coastal resilience planning and shifting to clean energy.

Sound Management, Transparency Key to Ensuring Reliable, Reasonably Priced Drinking Water

Monday, July 24th, 2017

New Jersey Future’s statement on newly enacted legislation that will require water utilities to develop plans for regular maintenance and investment in their drinking water systems.

Many States Making New Investments in Water Infrastructure

Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

A review of programs around the country that help finance upgrades and expansions to water infrastructure offers important lessons for New Jersey.

Jersey Water Works Co-Sponsors New One Water Awards Program

Monday, June 12th, 2017

The awards program, sponsored jointly with the Association of Environmental Authorities and the American Water Works Association-NJ Section, will recognize sustainable solutions to New Jersey’s water challenges.

‘Re-Forum’ Will Tackle Updates to State’s Land-Use Law

Friday, May 5th, 2017

An upcoming “re-forum” will examine ways to update New Jersey’s Municipal Land Use Law in order to incorporate innovative planning techniques, streamline local review processes and avoid inconsistencies with other municipal, county and state planning documents.

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