DEP Failed To Consult with Ecologists and Follow DEP’s Own Review Process
Clearcut plan an affront to 40 years of NJ’s leadership in landscape ecology
The DEP press Office just can’t seem to stop lying and attacking critics of their harebrained scheme to clear-cut magnificent mature riverfront forest at Bull’s Island State Park (for details and documents, see:
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The latest DEP PR offensive grows out of press coverage of last Wednesday’s (August 15) regular meeting of the Delaware and Raritan Canal Commission (DRCC). Because it is so egregious, we will have to spend some time here today providing documentation. So bear with me on this lengthy post, please, before you hit the delete button.
Let me first give a quick rundown of what went down at that 8/15 DRCC meeting and talk briefly about a wonderful interpretive walk in the southern Natural Area of Bull’s Island conducted by Emile Devito, PhD of NJCF immediately after the meeting (see above photo).
Then I will expose the most recent round of ...
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