Environment – Red Bank Green https://www.redbankgreen.com Serving Red Bank and Greater Red Bank, NJ Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:00:27 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 RED BANK: BELLHAVEN OIL TANK YANKED https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-bellhaven-oil-tank/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-bellhaven-oil-tank/#respond Wed, 19 Feb 2020 19:00:27 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=125298 RED BANK: What's Going On Here? Environmental cleanup underway at Bellhaven Natural Area, which is slated to get a playground and observation deck.

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RED BANK: OILY MESS NEAR EASTSIDE PARK https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-eastside-park-restroom-accident-2/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-eastside-park-restroom-accident-2/#respond Tue, 11 Feb 2020 23:00:07 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=125413 RED BANK: Two tractor-trailers delivering roof sections of the new Eastside Park restrooms collided Tuesday, leaving an oily trail half a mile long.

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RED BANK: BALLOONS, TRAFFIC ON AGENDA https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-balloons-traffic-council-agenda/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/02/red-bank-balloons-traffic-council-agenda/#respond Mon, 10 Feb 2020 15:00:08 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=125344 RED BANK: The agenda for Wednesday's council meeting includes a ban on mass balloon releases and a downtown traffic study.

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RED BANK: GRANT TO FUND SOLAR BOOST https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/01/red-bank-basie-concession-solar/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2020/01/red-bank-basie-concession-solar/#respond Fri, 24 Jan 2020 15:00:01 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=125061 RED BANK: Customers of the concession stand at Count Basie Fields could soon be drinking hot chocolate made with an assist from the sun.

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RED BANK: BELLHAVEN WORK TO START https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-bellhaven-work-to-start/ https://www.redbankgreen.com/2019/10/red-bank-bellhaven-work-to-start/#respond Fri, 18 Oct 2019 17:15:02 +0000 https://www.redbankgreen.com/?p=123964 RED BANK: After years of controversy, Bellhaven Natural Area will get a playground and observation deck by the end of the year, Shehady says.

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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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