Sierra Club Exec Director Jeff Tittel says plan leaves state vulnerable in next storm
Saturday, April 20, 2013
Monday, April 1, 2013
Sierra Club Executive Director Jeff Tittel delves into the subject and its popularity or lack thereof in the state
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Sierra Club head Jeff Tittel says governor is ignoring the global climate shift as it relates to disasters.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Environmentalists call for rebuilding that protects the environment and strengthens communities
Retreating from areas that consistently flood, improving sewer systems so they are less prone to overflowing and creating better wastewater management systems are just a few steps that have to be taken to make the Jersey Shore's post-Sandy rebuilding process more environmentally safe, said environmentalists on Thursday. Officials from leading New Jersey environmental organizations discussed the importance of taking these measures and many others as part of a teleconference on Thursday when they laid out what the state's guiding principles should be as it moves through recovery and rebuilding. American Littoral Society’s Tim Dillingham said, “These principles if followed by state, local and private decision makers will result in a restored …
Friday, October 5, 2012
The rules side with special interest groups, cutting off access to beaches and waterfronts, Sierra Club's Jeff Tittel says.
State environmental officials have approved a revision of the state's public access rules for beaches, bays and tidal waterways, the Associated Press reported Friday. Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin says the new rules maintain existing public access, while granting more power to local communities to write their own access plans, subject to state approval, the AP reported. The Public Access Rule was signed Wednesday, and will take effect Nov. 5. Sea Bright Beach Club, last week, was told via an appellate ruling by a three-judge panel in Superior Court that ownership of the club must open up its previously very restricted access to the public. Jeff Tittel, head of the Sierra Club's New Jersey chapter, wrote a …