Ocean County Freeholders still don’t get it

A standing room only crowd visited the Freeholders September 15 to urge a stronger effort to prevent the decline of Barnegat Bay. The Freeholders were more interested in petty arguments than in the reason the people were there: Barnegat Bay is in desperate condition.

Here’s how the meeting went down. The Freeholders will not support legislation addressing the Barnegat Bay’s stormwater management crisis.

This letter from a Save Barengat Bay supporter sums up the tone taken by the Freeholders at the hearing.

Here are some editorial suggestions from the Asbury Park Press as to how the Freeholders could help.

The Freeholders could moderate development by preventing development-promoting sewer extensions throughout the county.

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