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EPA Finalizes $11 Million Cleanup Plan for the Standard Chlorine Chemical

October 13th, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency secured a plan to clean up contamination at the Standard Chlorine Chemical Company, Inc. Superfund site in Kearny, N.J. The site is located along the Hackensack River, a part of the N.J. Meadowlands. Prior manufacturing ...Read More

Rahway River Flood Study Authorized by U.S. House

October 6th, 2016 — Rep. Leonard Lance (NJ-07) announced that congress authorized the Rahway River Basin Flood Risk Management Feasibility Study. The study is now a full-go after Lance and the Mayors Council on Rahway River Watershed Flood Control pushed for its completion. Its ...Read More

Inserra Supermarkets Celebrate 10-Year Anniversary with Health and Wellness Fair

September 30th, 2016 — To celebrate a 10-year anniversary of the in-store Dietitian Program, Inserra Supermarkets held a storewide Health and Wellness Fair at ShopRite of Wallington, N.J. The themed event, for all ages, featured recipe samplings, giveaways, complimentary health screenings and more. “Educating ...Read More

Catherine McCabe and Rodney Frelinghuysen Visit New Jersey Superfund Sites

September 22nd, 2016 — Catherine McCabe, Environmental Protection Agency Deputy Regional Administrator, and Rep. Rodney Frelinghuysen visited multiple New Jersey Superfund sites in Morris, Essex, and Sussex Counties on Sept. 19, 2016. Along with them, state and local officials joined in travel from site to ...Read More

CIANJ and COMMERCE Magazine Salute CEOs On Best Practices in Leadership

September 16th, 2016 — The Commerce and Industry Association of New Jersey (CIANJ) and its partner, COMMERCE Magazine, welcomed business leaders this week to the 3rd Annual Best Practices Conference saluting leadership. More than 150 executives participated in the conference which featured a keynote ...Read More

New Guidebook Explains New Jersey’s Right to Farm Act

September 9th, 2016 — According to New Jersey Agriculture Secretary Douglas H. Fisher, the State Agriculture Development Committee (SADC) has published a Right to Farm guidebook to help farmers, their neighbors and municipalities understand the role of the Right to Farm Act in resolving ...Read More

Zika Virus Update: 100 Cases in New Jersey

September 9th, 2016 — According to the New Jersey Department of Health, there are currently 100 cases of Zika in New Jersey. Zika is a viral infection that is usually spread by the bite of an infected mosquito. “There’s certainly no cause for panic ...Read More

Wells Fargo’s Economic Outlook: A Late August Update/Report

September 2nd, 2016 — After lagging the rest of the country throughout most of this recovery, New Jersey’s economy has gained considerable traction over the past year, according to a report by Wells Fargo Securities. The improvement is most evident in the labor market, ...Read More

Coming Attractions in the September 2016 Issue of COMMERCE Magazine

August 26th, 2016 — The cover story in the September 2016 issue of COMMERCE showcases the STEM degree programs at CIANJ member colleges and universities. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and math—degree fields which are in demand and place graduates on track for ...Read More

Member News – Hackensack Meridian

August 26th, 2016 — Hackensack, N.J., August 24, 2016 – Hackensack University Medical Center, a member of Hackensack Meridian Health, is pleased to announce it has been named among the “100 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Oncology Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review. For ...Read More