To The Editor:
Air pollution threatens the sustainability of the environment and harms human health by causing multiple respiratory diseases. Transportation is the leading cause of air pollution, and, as such, I was happy to see that Highland Park passed a municipal resolution supporting increased electric vehicle usage. The actions of the Highland Park Council members result in better air quality in Highland Park, as well as throughout New Jersey. Environment New Jersey, a statewide, citizen-based environmental advocacy group, commends the Highland Park council members for their commitment to reducing air pollution and protecting human health. Electric vehicles are cleaner than petroleum fueled vehicles resulting in fewer environmental impacts and health problems.
Through the work of Governor Phil Murphy, New Jersey has taken several steps towards creating a more sustainable environment. READ MORE
The Highland Park Planet is pleased to feature occasional columns/op-ed pieces by renowned NJ Statehouse Reporter Charles Stile, columnist for the North Jersey Record. The column first appeared at www.northjersey.com on July 31, 2019. READ MORE
Beautification & Safety Improvements In Store for Downtown Lot and Community Event Space READ MORE
Rutgers President Robert L. Barchi will leave Rutgers at the end of the 2019-2020 academic year, according to published reports. His departure will represent the end of an eight-year tenure marked with successes and challenges.
Under two square miles in size, Highland Park is small but its downtown packs an outsized punch in restaurant diversity and quality READ MORE
Ms. Lundy, the founder and CEO of Kinetics™, is walking Harriet Tubman’s Underground Railroad route, all the way to Canada. Join her on July 19th for a portion of the walk READ MORE
Astronauts found no cheese but plenty of dirt and rocks providing clues about Earth and its inhabitants, according to two local residents who are Rutgers professors READ MORE
HP has an unequivocal policy to protect immigrants in the face of threatened deportation action this weekend. READ MORE
The American Repertory Ballet encourages boys to enter the ranks of its dance students. An Open House is schedule for 19 July. READ MORE
Rutgers Students from all disciplines make a solar vehicle for competition and for a lesson in sustainability. READ MORE