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PSE&G and Kiewit Win Award for Conservation-Minded Power Line Project

Public Service Electric & Gas and Kiewit power line contractors have been honored by the New Jersey Association of Conservation Districts for their efforts to protect natural resources during the construction of a major North Jersey power line project.

The two firms were recognized for their “outstanding protection of natural resources’’ in the construction of the Susquehanna-Roseland Electric Reliability Transmission Line.

The firms were nominated for the award by the Morris County Soil Conservation District.

Learn more about this award.

Confirmed Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) Activity in New Jersey

As of October 2017, emerald ash borer has been found in New Jersey in Bergen, Burlington, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Somerset and Warren counties.

Ash Borer penetration map, October 2017

About the District

The Morris County Soil Conservation District works with private landowners and regulates the construction industry to reduce soil erosion and promote proper conservation measures. Our goal is to reduce the impact of sediment on New Jersey’s waters while securing healthy soils for New Jersey’s future.

The Morris District also provides education and outreach, as well as technical assistance and forestry management services.