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Archive for January, 2019

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

Thursday, January 31st, 2019

New Jersey Future applauds the Legislature’s Jan. 31, 2019, passage of the Clean Stormwater, Flood Reduction Act, and encourages the governor to sign it.

New Jersey Repositioning Summit

April 17, 2019
8:00 amto11:30 am

Hosted by Bisnow

New Jersey’s major real estate developers will discuss where and what sorts of properties are being repositioned and what can be expected moving through 2019.

Location: TBA

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New Jersey Economic Development Authority Announces $250,000 in Funding for Redeveloping Stranded Assets

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019

The New Jersey Economic Development Authority is now taking applications for its 21st Century Redevelopment Program, which targets the challenge of redeveloping abandoned or underutilized suburban office parks and shopping malls.

30th Annual Pinelands Short Course

March 9, 2019

A day long event featuring educational presentations that explore the unique history, ecology and culture of the Pinelands. Educators can earn 5 Professional Development Credits.

Location: Stockton University, 101 Vera King Farris Dr., Galloway, NJ 08205

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NJ Spotlight – Improving New Jersey’s School Water Infrastructure

February 26, 2019
8:00 amto10:30 am

In this NJ Spotlight roundtable event, public officials, public policy advocates, school district leadership, and construction, plumbing, and building trades representatives will discuss the best paths forward to improving the drinking water infrastructure in New Jersey schools.

Location: Hilton Garden Inn Hamilton, 800 U.S. 130, Hamilton Township, NJ 08690

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WEBINAR: Stormwater Utilities

February 11, 2019
6:00 pmto7:00 pm

Hosted by: New Jersey League of Conservation Voters, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority, and New Jersey Future

Stormwater management is a prominent policy issue affecting New Jersey residents. How can cities, municipalities, or counties manage their stormwater more equitably and invest in green infrastructure? This webinar will explore the threats stormwater and flooding pose to our state, what stormwater utilities are and how they function, how these flood defense programs could be implemented in New Jersey, and what you can do to get involved and stay engaged.

Location: Online

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BCONE Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop 2019

June 4, 2019
7:45 amto4:45 pm

The Brownfield Coalition of the Northeast (BCONE) will be hosting the Northeast Sustainable Communities Workshop (NSCW) 2019. The NSCW’s goal is to break new ground, offer new ideas, and posit new concepts on the topics of sustainability, collaboration and leverage, contamination, resiliency, brownfields, technology, and their impact on community revitalization.

Location: New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) in Newark, New Jersey

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NJ TransAction 2019

April 16, 2019toApril 18, 2019

NJ TransAction 2019 features 70 workshop sessions (5-6 concurrent throughout each day) specializing in bus, rail, roads, bridges, goods movement. pedestrian/bicycle, paratransit, community transportation, ports and much more.

Location: Tropicana Atlantic City, 2831 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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AEA Spring Utility Management Conference

March 12, 2019toMarch 13, 2019

Association of Environmental Authorities (AEA), a trade association of publicly owned government agencies and private-sector businesses that provide or support clean water and solid waste utility service in New Jersey, to host their Spring Utility Management Conference.

Location: Caesars Atlantic City, 2100 Pacific Ave, Atlantic City, NJ 08401

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New Jersey Becoming Less Dangerous for Pedestrians, but Still Work To Do

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2019

Smart Growth America’s new report on pedestrian fatalities shows New Jersey isn’t the most dangerous place to walk, but there is still work to do to make it safer.

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