Congratulations to Market Recovery Program participating contractor Petillo, Inc. for winning the Bridge Point Somerset Warehouse bid! Together we're building tomorrow with highly trained, experienced, and skilled union labor.
June 24, 2019John Flores
From the New Jersey Spill Act of 1976 (a model for the federal Superfund program) to today, New Jersey has been at the forefront of cleaning up from our industrial past and conserving the state for future generations. Ten years ago (2009), there were over 20,000 known contaminated sites in the state and countless unknown contaminated sites, from abandoned industrial facilities to leaking in-ground heating oil tanks. The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP), tasked with cleanup and identification of additional contaminated sites, was overwhelmed and backlogged. The Site Remediation Reform Act (SRRA) of 2009 sought to break ...
May 28, 2019ELEC
So Long Coal Over the last several years, coal-fired plants in New Jersey started shutting down for good. SOURCE: https://www.solarreviews.com/news/pseg-shutters-coal-fired-plants-new-jersey-clean-energy-future-060117/ SOURCE: https://www.nj.com/news/2019/04/this-south-jersey-coal-plant-is-shutting-down-for-good-clean-energy-may-be-its-future.html This is a big win for the environment and a big step towards a greener, sustainable future. “Transitioning from coal means that sulfur dioxide, mercury, and other air toxins formed when burning this fuel will no longer be injected into the atmosphere that is shared by millions of people in New Jersey...It is heartening to know that a major New Jersey power-producing company is transitioning to cleaner fuels ...
May 20, 2019ELEC
Last week, NY State Assemblyman Colin Schmitt (NY99) visited the IUOE Local 825 Training Center in Wawayanda NY and tried his hand at handling heavy construction equipment. We think he'd make a fine apprentice! It's important for legislators and elected officials to understand the skill required to build a safe, sustainable future and the training and professionalism that Local 825 offers. Thanks Assemblyman Schmitt for stopping by.
April 17, 2019John Flores