The Federal Aviation Administration and National Park Service are joining forces in an effort to encourage private helicopter tours over the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island and Governors Island — all national parks — to self-regulate how they conduct their flights. But Friends of Liberty State Park and NYC-based Stop the Chop NY/NJ, which opposes […]
Today, scores of park lovers gathered in Liberty State Park to call for the New Jersey State Senate to pass the Caven Point Protection Act, a bill that would protect the peninsula’s 21-acre wildlife preserve from development by private interests such as the adjacent Liberty National Golf Club.
Today Governor Phil Murphy announced the acquisition of a nine-mile, 135 acre, former rail line, which will be converted into a new state park and greenway connecting eight Essex and Hudson County communities.
The Jersey City Division of Planning will hold a public meeting Wednesday, Sept. 7 at 6:30 p.m., the second in a series of meetings on the draft Redevelopment Plan for the 6th Street Embankment downtown.
Today, the Senate Judiciary Committee unanimously approved the Caven Point Protection Act, which now moves onto the full Senate.
In one of the most densely populated parts of the state, Caven Point offers urbanites a close-to-home opportunity to see horseshoe crabs, endangered birds, and sometimes even harbor seals, comb the shore for shells, and learn firsthand about pollution, climate change, and habitat preservation.
Jersey City will receive $100 thousand for a study to examine how the Bergen Arches could address local mass transit and green space needs.
New Jersey lawmakers on Wednesday passed a controversial bill that would open Liberty State Park up to commercialization, to the chagrin of critics who unsuccessfully called for a ban on large-scale development and special protections for an environmentally fragile peninsula there.
Sam Pesin is taking little solace in changes made to a controversial bill that threatens to open Liberty State Park to commercial development.
A bill that would permit large scale commercial development in Liberty State Park sailed through an Assembly committee yesterday.