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Delaware River, Watershed Federal 2021 Budget Includes $10 Million for Delaware River Conservation

The Delaware River Basin Restoration Program (DRBRP) received $10 million in funding as part of the fiscal year 2021 Interior Appropriations bill approved by Congress and signed by the President, a modest increase from $9.7 million last year.

Stormwater Management Rutgers University Stormwater Runoff Management

As part of our environmental stewardship and compliance with environmental regulations, Rutgers University has implemented a comprehensive stormwater management program to reduce the impact of stormwater discharges on surface and ground waters. Through these initiatives, Rutgers strives to be a positive steward of the environment and maintain compliance with environmental regulations.

Earth from space, stratosphere Climate Change - What are the initiatives in New Jersey?

New Jersey is working to address and mitigate the impacts of climate change. So far, its efforts have been successful, with New Jersey’s attainment of the 2020 greenhouse gas reduction goal years ahead of schedule. New Jersey is now looking ahead to its 2050 Goal and is accelerating its transition to a low carbon economy through reducing its carbon pollution, expanding its clean energy infrastructure and building resilient communities. https://www.nj.gov/dep/climatechange/index.html

water monitoring, flood levels Tide Gate Sensors to Predict Flood Risk

The Meadowlands Environmental Research Institute (MERI) has been building a network of tide gauge sensors that provide continuous water level readings on both the landside and riverside of the tide gates every 15 minutes.