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Platt Elected to Lead GSWA as New Board Chairperson

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  We are thrilled to announce that Nicolas W. Platt, former Harding Township Mayor, was elected as the new Board Chairperson of the Great Swamp Watershed Association. Following is the press release that was shared with all of the local newspapers in the region.   HARDING TOWNSHIP, NEW JERSEY — Former Mayor of Harding Township, Nicolas W. Platt, was elected as Board Chairperson of the Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) on January 5, 2018.  Platt has served as a GSWA board member since 2016 and has been a long-time supporter of this environmental organization. Platt was an honoree at the... read more →

Cleanup Begins on the Lower Passaic: Summary and Opinion

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In July, after many years of study and debate, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) began oversight of a $20 million dredge-and-cap project along the Lower Passaic River in Lyndhurst, New Jersey. The work will remove approximately 20,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from... read more →

Primrose Farm Saved!

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After five years of intense negotiation and advocacy, the 113-acre Primrose Farm in Harding Township has been preserved as open space. Ownership of the land was officially transferred to the Harding Land Trust on December 27, 2012. The Great Swamp Watershed Association (GSWA) and other Primrose project partners were on hand for the final closing. (more…)