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Free event! Learn how CSO plans can address climate change

December 12th, 2019 by

Climate-Ready CSO Solutions ForumClimate change is here. New Jersey municipalities are already struggling with sea level rise, more intense storms, and extreme heat. As 21 cities plan upgrades worth billions for their outdated combined sewer systems, are they taking these dangers into account?

Learn how municipalities can factor climate change in their combined sewer overflow (CSO) long term control plans at a free event on January 28. Join New Jersey Future, the Sewage-Free Streets and Rivers campaign, and the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance for a conversation with state and local leaders to learn how they’re planning to incorporate climate challenges into sewer system upgrades and how those upgrades will affect your neighborhood. Most importantly, explore solutions everyone can work toward. 

This event has been certified for the following continuing education credits:
American Institute of Certified Planners (2.0 certification maintenance credits)
NJ State Board of Professional Engineers & Land Surveyors (2.0 CPC credits)

Attendance is free, but registration is required. Sign up now to reserve your spot.

Tuesday, January 28, 2020,6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (light refreshments available)
Elizabeth Public Library (main branch)
11 South Broad Street, Elizabeth NJ
Questions? Contact Mo Kinberg at mkinberg@


  • J. Christian Bollwage, Mayor of Elizabeth
  • Dave Rosenblatt, Chief Resilience Officer, The State of New Jersey
  • Janice Brogle, Acting Director, Division of Water Quality, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
  • Marjorie Kaplan, Dr.P.H., Associate Director, Rutgers Climate Institute, Rutgers University
  • Andy Kricun, PE, BCEE, Executive Director/Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Alan Cohn, Managing Director, Integrated Water Management, New York City Department of Environmental Protection
  • Pete Kasabach, Executive Director, New Jersey Future
  • Kim Gaddy, Environmental Justice Organizer, Clean Water Action
  • Jackie Park Albaum, Director of Urban Agriculture, Groundwork Elizabeth

This event is hosted by New Jersey Future

.New Jersey Future

Event sponsors:

Future City, Inc.Groundwork ElizabethCity of Elizabeth


Event partners:

Sewage Free Streets and Rivers Rutgers NJ Climate Change Alliance


This event is neither sponsored nor endorsed by the Elizabeth Public Library.

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