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Amazing Solution to Help Clean Up Oil Spill

You’ve got to watch this….will make you scratch your head and wonder.

This has to be the simplest, most effective way to do it!!

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Earth Day Thoughts

"All individuals and institutions have a mutual responsibility now to act as Trustees of Earth, seeking the choices in ecology, economics and ethics that will eliminate pollution, poverty and violence, foster peaceful progress and realise the best potential for the future of the human adventure."
-- John McConnell, founder of Earth Day
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Green Builders Resources

New Jersey’s Clean Energy Program
www.njcleanenergy.com

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Solar Panels Will Help Ocean County Go "Green"

The Ocean County Board of Chosen Freeholders will spend $500,000 on solar panel arrays that will produce all the energy needed to light and heat the county's 43,000-square-foot southern complex in Manahawkin.

The freeholder board made this commitment July 30 at its preboard meeting following a presentation by PMK Consultants and Birdsall Services Group, local engineering firms. Read more »

Green Energy Resources opens three ports

Green Energy Resources opens three ports

By Erin Voegele

Web exclusive posted August 5, 2008 at 12:44 p.m. CST  Read more »

Fair Haven adds hybrid SUV to police patrol fleet

By Larry Higgs • COASTAL MONMOUTH BUREAU

FAIR HAVEN — Perhaps borough officials should paint their newest police vehicle green when it is delivered.

A Ford Escape Hybrid SUV will join the fleet of patrol vehicles after the Borough Council voted to purchase the vehicle Monday night and Mayor Michael Halfacre hinted that more could be on the way for public works. Read more »

Area towns look to go "green"

MARLBORO — The township's utilities authority is looking to go green with the $8.5 million solar farms it's planning on Tennent and Harbor Roads.

The Township Council and the authority have signed off on an agreement that would allow a land swap through which the Marlboro Township Municipal Utilities Authority would receive a 10-acre tract neighboring the Tennent Road pump station to build one of the farms. Read more »

Local growers help companies cut costs

It's not just consumers who aren't driving as much now that gas is so expensive. Companies have cut back as well, a fact that's changing how they do business -- and in some cases, how we eat.

The buzzword you've probably heard already: Locavores, people who try to eat locally-grown food. It's usually fresher and better for the environment since it's not being trucked across the country. Read more »

Drilling a sensitive topic in N.J. races

BY JEFFREY GOLD
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
 

New Jersey, eager to continue getting revenue from its 127 miles of tourist-friendly ocean beaches, has generally inspired its elected officials to oppose offshore oil drilling. Read more »