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NJ DEPT. OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NEWS RELEASE

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
5/30/02
02/39

Contact: Elaine Makatura
609-292-9289

PRESS ADVISORY

DEP COMMISSIONER CAMPBELL SOLICITS INPUT FROM THE SOUTHWEST AND NORTHWEST DROUGHT REGIONS

(02/39) Trenton, NJ -- Bradley M. Campbell, Commissioner, Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is hosting two more informational exchange workshops to gather input from the public and to provide an update on the statewide drought emergency.

"I want to reinforce that the drought emergency continues throughout New Jersey," said Commissioner Campbell. "The rainfall has brought some relief by raising our reservoir levels, but we need to focus on long-term water management strategies to ensure that sufficient water supplies are available in the future."

The meetings are scheduled for:


June 3, 2002
4:00 to 7:00
 

Southwest Region
NJ Eco Complex Auditorium
1200 Florence Columbus Road
Bordentown, New Jersey

 

June 4, 2002
4:00 to 7:00
  Northwest Region
Pequest Trout Hatchery and Natural Resource Ed Center Auditorium
605 Pequest Road
Oxford, New Jersey

For more information, reservoir levels and for future workshop dates and locations, visit the drought web-site at www.njdrought.org.

 

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