Environment – Red Bank Green https://www.redbankgreen.com Serving Red Bank and Greater Red Bank, NJ Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:49:36 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 RED BANK: COUNCIL TAKES AIM AT BALLOONS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-council-takes-aim-at-balloons/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-council-takes-aim-at-balloons/#respond Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:18:17 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123683 RED BANK: Council debates balloon-release ordinance. Menna says it shouldn't apply when "a kid's singing 'Happy Birthday' and the balloon goes in the air."

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RED BANK: CONCERNS AIRED OVER LEAD TESTS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-concerns-aired/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-concerns-aired/#respond Thu, 26 Sep 2019 13:00:11 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123581 RED BANK: Community gardeners air concerns about borough's "sense of urgency" following facility's closure over presence of lead in soil.

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RED BANK: TESTS DETAIL GARDEN LEAD LEVELS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-lead-test-results/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/09/red-bank-community-garden-lead-test-results/#respond Tue, 03 Sep 2019 22:00:08 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123305 RED BANK: Tests of community garden soil finds elevated lead in one sample, but at a depth NJDEP says requires "no immediate response." More tests expected.

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RED BANK: PLASTIC BAG BAN PASSES https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-council-passes-plastic-bag-ban/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-council-passes-plastic-bag-ban/#respond Fri, 23 Aug 2019 14:30:13 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123206 RED BANK: With no opposition, and support from the town's only supermarket, council adopts ban on single-use plastic ban and styrofoam food containers.

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SANDY HOOK: PLOVERS PROLIFERATE https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/sandy-hook-plovers-proliferate/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/sandy-hook-plovers-proliferate/#respond Mon, 19 Aug 2019 21:15:30 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123175 SANDY HOOK: Cancelling this summer's beach concert series helped ensure a successful breeding season for piping plovers, park service says.

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RED BANK: CONTAMINATION SHUTS GARDEN https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-community-garden-contamination/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/08/red-bank-community-garden-contamination/#respond Mon, 12 Aug 2019 17:26:19 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=96423 RED BANK: Borough shuts community garden in "abundance of caution" after neighbor's testing of its soil appear to show lead contamination, Shehady says.

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RED BANK: COUNCIL KILLS PARKING PLAN https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-kills-alternate-side-parking/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-kills-alternate-side-parking/#respond Thu, 25 Jul 2019 10:40:07 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=122868 RED BANK: After getting an earful about proposed alternate-side parking law, council votes to kill it. Menna says a "reasonable" alternative will be sought.

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RED BANK: WHAT’S ON THE COUNCIL AGENDA? https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-agenda-july-24-2019/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-agenda-july-24-2019/#respond Mon, 22 Jul 2019 12:50:14 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=122840 RED BANK: The borough council has street-sweeping, green roofs, single-use plastics and cranes on its plate when it meets this week. Details here.

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RED BANK: WHAT’S ON THE COUNCIL AGENDA? https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-agenda-july-3-2019/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/07/red-bank-council-agenda-july-3-2019/#respond Tue, 02 Jul 2019 13:35:39 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=122614 RED BANK: Here's what the council plans to discuss Wednesday night, when the rest of America is cracking open its first Fourth of July-eve frosties.

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SANDY HOOK: BIRDS DISPLACE CONCERTS https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/06/sandy-hook-birds-beach-concerts/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/06/sandy-hook-birds-beach-concerts/#respond Thu, 13 Jun 2019 15:00:01 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=122387 SANDY HOOK: Free summer concerts on the beach cancelled to protect nests of piping plovers, a species that's "on the brink," National Park Service says.

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