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Offshore Drilling Threatens the Pinelands

On January 4, the federal administration unveiled a proposal that would open up almost all of the nation’s federal waters for off-shore oil and gas drilling, including off the coast of New Jersey.

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Save H2O NJ

How the Highlands and Pinelands Regional Plans Protect Our Water Supply – and much, much more …

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Barnegat Bay Resources

Barnegat Bay Resources

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How To Protect Barnegat Bay

The Barnegat Bay Watershed is a 660 square mile area encompassing all of the land and water in Ocean County, as well as parts of Monmouth County.

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Barnegat Bay Restoration

The Barnegat Bay/Little Egg Harbor (BB/LEH) estuary is suffering from eutrophication due to the over-enrichment of nutrients from watershed sources as well as atmospheric sources. Impacts to BB/LEH include reduced submerged aquatic vegetation (SAV), algae blooms, infestations by parasitic epiphytes, loss or drastic deterioration of shellfish populations, and alteration of the Bay’s fish communities.

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Barnegat Bay Legislation

Barnegat Bay succeeded in winning passage of four bills in 2010. The primary sponsors, Senator Bob Smith and Assemblyman John McKeon, crafted bills proposed by the conservationcommunity that will provide a new measure of protection for the waters of Barnegat Bay and throughout the State.

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Threats to Pinelands Water

Our water is a precious natural resource and not an unlimited commodity.

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Cape May Watersheds

This region includes watersheds draining both Pinelands and non-Pinelands portions of the county. Dennis Creek is one such watershed.

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Maurice River Watershed

The Maurice River has a drainage area of 386 square miles and meanders south for 50 miles through Cumberland County.

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Barnegat Bay (Toms River) Watershed

The Barnegat Bay Watershed is a 660 square mile area encompassing all of the land and water in Ocean County, as well as parts of Monmouth County.

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Mullica River Watershed

The Mullica River and tributaries are considered the primary drainage system for the Pinelands.

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Rancocas Creek Watershed

The watershed covers 360 square miles in 33 municipalities.

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Great Egg Harbor River Watershed

The Great Egg Harbor River is 49 miles long and drains an area of 304 square miles.

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Groundwater and Aquifers

Beneath the Pine Barrens there are a few sandy layers that contain enough water to be exploited for human use. These water bearing zones are known as aquifers.

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