Van Drew: ‘Flood Insurance Matters’

Published Wednesday, August 21, 2019
AVALON – Flood insurance was among topics discussed by U.S. Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-2nd) at the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce’s meeting Aug. 15 at Icona Avalon. Some legislation would significantly increase the cost of flood insurance to all, said Van Drew. “We (New Jersey) happen to have a lot of shore, and so because we have so more»

Offshore Wind Farm to Create 3,000 Jobs

Published Tuesday, July 23, 2019
BURLEIGH – Sen. Robert Andrzecjzak, along with Assemblymen R. Bruce Land and Matthew Milam (all D-1st) provided a legislative update to the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce at The Shore Club July 18. The meeting was sponsored by Ørsted, a Danish wind-farm firm which was granted an award to build the state’s first offshore wind farm. more»

Freeholders Extend Lease for Cape May County Chamber of Commerce

Published Friday, July 19, 2019
COURT HOUSE – By resolution at the July 9, freeholders' meeting, the board unanimously approved to extend the ground lease agreement with the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce. According to a release, the county first entered into a lease agreement with the County Chamber in 1971 for the land located at 13 Crest Haven Road in Court House. The more»

2nd Congressional District Representative Van Drew to Speak at County Chamber Meeting

Published Thursday, July 18, 2019
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, NJ—The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will hold its Annual Legislative Update sponsored by Comcast on Thursday August 15 at Icona, Avalon with Congressman Jeff Van Drew. In addition to representing the 2nd Legislative District of New Jersey, Congressman Van Drew Van Drew has been appointed to the Committee on Natural more»

Senator Andrzejczak to Speak at Cape May County Chamber Meeting July 18

Published Friday, July 5, 2019
Cape May Court House, N.J. — The Cape May County Chamber of Commerce will host Senator Bob Andrzejczak at the organization’s July 18 meeting held at The Shore Club. “Senator Andrzejczak will give Chamber members an update on state legislative issues concerning the 1st District, especially those included, or not included like a more»

Pallone says battle against offshore drilling in a 'state of limbo'

Published Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Rep. Frank Pallone says that the battle against the Trump Administration’s push for seismic blasting and drilling for oil and gas in the Atlantic Ocean is in a “state of limbo.” This comes after the Trump administration’s appeal of a federal judge blocking it from reopening the Obama-era 5-year plan to make oil and natural gas more»

June Meeting Speaker: Contamination Plagues Recycling

Published Wednesday, June 26, 2019
STONE HARBOR – Representatives from the Cape May County Municipal Utilities Authority (CMCMUA) discussed the future of recycling plastics and protecting the coastal environment at the Cape May County Chamber of Commerce meeting at The Reeds at Shelter Haven June 20. John Conturo, solid waste program manager, CMCMUA, provided insight into the more»

Sidelined Offshore Oil Plan is Temporary Solution

Published Friday, April 26, 2019
— The Department of Interior is backtracking on their offshore oil plans in response to a federal judge’s ruling last month which confirmed that an Obama-era ban on drilling must be upheld until Congress passes legislation that says otherwise. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced Thursday, April 25 a plan to indefinitely more»
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