Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Newark's Water Wars
The Gateway Group of the Sierra Club is sponsoring "Newark's Water Wars", a free public forum, on Wednesday, June 12, from 7-9 pm, at St James Parish, 143 Madison St, Newark. All are welcome. Membership is not required. The panelists include Columbia Economics Professor Dan Flaherty, Dr Ana Baptista (Ironbound CC), Kim Gaddy (Newark Environmental Council Chair), Guy Sterling (retired Newark Star Ledger Reporter), and Lenny Thomas (Ironbound Super Group Chair). Dr Flaherty will be doing a Power Point presentation about the history of the Newark Watershed controversy. The part played by US Senate Candidate Mayor Cory Booker will be part of the discussion. The Panel intends to address other environmental challenges for Newark as well.