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A meeting of the NJCWRP was held at the Newark facility of Firmenich, the world’s largest privately owned flavors and fragrances company, on October 2,2019.

Funding support was approved for two projects; The restoration of Congleton Preserve in Sussex County and Protecting Shooting Island through enhancement of shellfish habitat in Ocean City.

 

A special feature of this meeting included presentations of Wind Energy in New Jersey by representatives of Orsted, Atlantic Shores and Equinor which are the three major companies with leases off the New Jersey Coast. The presentations are available in the projects section of this website.

Other presentations included the completion of the Diamondback Terrapin Nesting Habitat in Avalon, the Musconetcong Bank Restoration at Hughesville and Cooks Reef in Delaware Bay.

Following the meeting Firmenich provided tours of an impressive wetlands restoration they have implemented adjacent to their plant site on Newark Bay.

 

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