Conflict With Delaware River Wild and Scenic Plan – Resolution Calls for DEP To Conduct Open Public Planning Process Before Any Tree Cuts
Following the recommendation of the Environmental Commission, the Alexandria Township Committee tonight unanimously passed a Resolution formally opposing DEP’s proposed clear cut plan for Bull’s Island State Park.
Mayor Gabe Plumer who introduced the Resolution, just shook his head in amazement at some of the senseless things DEP does.
The Resolution highlights the ecological and recreational significance of the trees on the Island, especially in light of the Lower Delaware Wild and Scenic River Management Plan.
Alexandria Township is one of 12 NJ river towns in Warren, Hunterdon, and Mercer counties that are located in the Delaware Wild and Scenic Corridor who have endorsed the Delaware Wild and Scenic Management Plan.
The other NJ Delaware River towns include (south to north):
Hopewell, West Amwell, Lambertville, Stockton, Delaware, Kingwood, Frenchtown, Milford, Holland, Lopatcong, and Harmony.
We hope that Alexandria’s leadership paves the way for all municipalities and Counties along the river to oppose DEP’s clearcut plan, as public opposition mounts to DEP’s ...
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