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New Jersey Future Statement on Passage of the Clean Stormwater, Flood Reduction Act

January 31st, 2019 by

Flooding on Delaware Avenue in Camden after a rain.

New Jersey Future released the following statement on the Jan. 31, 2019, passage of A2694/S1073, the Clean Stormwater, Flood Reduction Act:

“The passage of this bill provides municipalities, counties, utilities and authorities with a long-needed tool to manage flooding and dirty runoff from rainwater,” said Chris Sturm, New Jersey Future’s managing director for policy and water. “Most importantly, it gives communities a way to access new resources in a fair and equitable manner, and invest in related benefits such as additional green space. We urge the governor to sign it.”
“It has taken a lot of effort on the part of a lot of people to get this bill passed,” said New Jersey Future Director of Government and Public Affairs Missy Rebovich. “We congratulate Sen. Smith on his vision, tenacity and persistence in advocating to give communities this tool, and we look forward to seeing it help keep flood-related damage and costs low and water quality high.”

One Response to “New Jersey Future Statement on Passage of the Clean Stormwater, Flood Reduction Act”

  1. Nick Homyak says:

    Municipalities don’t clean streets any more. Ordinances need to be enforced. Most business owners do not keep their spaces clean — all heads for storm drains especially plastic and Styrofoam debris.

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