Editorial: The Danger Downwind

May 23rd, 2012

New York Times
May 23, 2012

In 2006, then-Senator Barack Obama co-sponsored a tough law aimed at protecting the public from an accident or terrorist attack at one of the nation’s chemical plants. Opposed by industry and President George W. Bush’s White House, the bill never made it to the Senate floor. A weak substitute was passed instead, and the dangers remain. President Obama can fix the problem.

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Opinion: No Love Lost — Politics as Usual in New Jersey

May 14th, 2012

By Michael Aron
NJ Spotlight
May 14, 2012

Politics can be a blood sport in the Garden State, but does that actually interfere with business getting done?

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Christine Todd Whitman: Most Republican Women Support Abortion Rights

May 14th, 2012

By Anna North
BuzzFeed
14 May, 2012

Former New Jersey Governor Christine Todd Whitman says Republicans in Congress have lost their way on abortion — and the state should get out of the business of marriage.

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Ex-Governor Whitman leads Delaware Bay book launch

May 12th, 2012

By Phillip Tomlinson
The News of Cumberland County
May 12, 2012

COMMERCIAL TWP. — Conservationists of all stripes gathered in Bivalve Friday morning to launch the new book, “Life Along the Delaware Bay,” a written and pictorial celebration of the bay and the diverse ecosystems it supports.

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It’s dangerous to depend on natural gas

May 9th, 2012

By Christine Todd Whitman
May 9, 2012

Today’s natural gas market is still vulnerable. We should take advantage of our domestic energy resources, including nuclear energy.

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Editorial: The Risk From Chemical Plants

May 3rd, 2012

New York Times
May 3, 2012

More than a decade after 9/11, thousands of facilities that produce, store or use highly toxic chemicals remain vulnerable to a terrorist attack or accident that could kill or injure hundreds of thousands of people living downwind of an explosion. A Congressional Research Service report identifies 483 facilities in 43 states where a chemical disaster would put 100,000 or more people at risk.

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Duke Estate Reopens

May 2nd, 2012

By Heather Haddon
Wall Street Journal
May 2, 2012

Bucolic Grounds Become Public Park, Conservation Center

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