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2014-06-26 12:26:41

Mario Barth Brings Back His Amazing Body Art Festival With More Tattoos, Celebrities and Entertainment! SECAUCUS, N.J., June 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- World-famous tattoo artist Mario Barth invades the Meadowlands September 12-14 with "Inked Out New Jersey," an annual convention that brings a unique mix of art, entertainment, music and more to New Jersey. The event is one of the world's largest tattoo conventions and takes place at Meadowlands Expo Center in Secaucus, NJ. On Friday,...

2009-11-09 04:20:00

HACKENSACK, N.J., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Beckerman, one of the largest independent public relations firms in the industry, has been recognized as a "green leader" in the Meadowlands region by the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission's (NJMC) "Meadowlands Challenge." The Meadowlands Challenge encourages area businesses to examine their energy use and recycling practices and to find ways to improve them. Green building features or sustainable practices recognized by the challenge include those...

2008-08-22 15:00:29

By SCOTT FALLON, STAFF WRITER Scientists are setting up monitoring stations throughout the Meadowlands to chart rising sea levels and prepare for flooding that could result from global warming. Information gathered from the seven stations will eventually show which marshes, neighborhoods and business areas are most susceptible to rising waters. Water levels in the Meadowlands have risen on average 1.7 to 1.8 millimeters each year for the last 15 years, said Francisco Artigas, director...

2008-08-19 15:00:50

By JOHN A. GAVIN, STAFF WRITER LYNDHURST The Institute for Ecosystems Education made its debut in Bergen County on Monday, turning the marshes of the Hackensack watershed into a live lecture hall. The program, held at the Meadowlands Environment Center, brings together 26 teachers 14 from Bergen County and 12 from Hudson County for a week of hands-on lessons about the environment and its ecosystems. The teachers are trekking, boating and seining through the watershed to learn new...

2008-08-17 21:00:27

By SCOTT FALLON, STAFF WRITER Workers have begun to fix tide gates in the Meadowlands as part of a much-anticipated project that promises to ease flooding on Route 17 in Rutherford. The highway, which closes an average of 12 times a year because of floods, will also see a dozen culverts installed to allow storm water to drain into nearby marshes. The broken gates act as dams, allowing water to collect in several key spots. The $4.5 million project was supposed to begin in fall 2006,...

2008-07-14 12:00:34

To: ENVIRONMENTAL EDITORS Contact: Mike Jennings of PSEG Power, +1-973-430-6406, +1-973- 508-6386 cell NEWARK, N.J., July 14 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- 'If you build it; they will come.' That was the hope when a group of PSEG volunteers dedicated to restoring the Hackensack River Watershed's ecosystem, along with Jersey City students, erected six osprey nesting platforms at the Hudson generating station. Now, following a 50- year absence, an osprey pair has nested at the Hudson plant for...

2008-06-27 18:02:24

By Scott Fallon, The Record, Hackensack, N.J. Jun. 27--The number of worms, crustaceans and other small invertebrates in the Hackensack River has increased threefold since the 1980s, indicating that the flowing water is cleaner than it has been in years, scientists said Thursday. The study mirrors one released in 2005 that indicates a sizable rise in the number and diversity of fish in the river over the same 15-year period. "It's progress in the right direction," said Francisco...


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