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June 26, 2015

Press of AC Article – #BagItBrig

The support is growing to do away with plastic bags. The Brigantine Green Team is leading the way with their plastic-bag free Farmers Market. Check out this great opinion piece in the Press of Atlantic City.

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June 22, 2015

Margate Farmer’s Market Bans Bags

Great news from Margate – plastic bags will not longer be offered in their Farmer’s Market!  Sustainable Margate, Cookie (of Steve and Cookie’s), all three Downbeach towns, Brigantine, and the Chapter are all mentioned in this article. 
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June 11, 2015

BPU Hearing on Pinelands Pipeline

The Board of Public Utilities, BPU, with hold a public hearing on the proposal by South Jersey Gas to put a 24 inch gas pipeline through 15 miles of the protected Pinelands. It is critical for people to come out to this meeting to express opposition to this pipeline, June 17th at 3:30 & again at 6PM, Upper Township Community Center, 1790 Rt-50, Tuckahoe.
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May 1, 2015

Date Changed for International Surfing Day Planning Meeting

Due to an unforeseen conflict, we are moving our next ISD planning meeting to May 9th.

Details can be found on our events tab.

Sorry for the last minute change!

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March 10, 2015

Pinelands Alert!! Barr’s 3rd Time a Charm-on to FULL SENATE

Sorry for the lapse in news on the proposed Pinelands Pipeline. Things have been more than a little bit interesting on the Pinelands front since we last provided an update. As was noted in our last post on the subject, Senator Van Drew has been very outspoken about working with Gov. Christie and Senator Sweeney to get this pipeline shoved through. Apparently their attempt to stack the
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March 9, 2015

Bag It Showing & Longport Resolution

The Downbeach Bag Campaign is hosting a showing of the award-winning documentary Bag It on Tuesday March 10th, from 6-8pm at Steve & Cookie’s in Margate. Attendance is reserved for Ventnor, Margate, and Longport merchants so we can start a conversation about reducing litter in these communities.

In February, the Borough of Longport adopted a resolution encouraging their residents to use reusable shopping bags! 
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March 5, 2015

March Events

In March, we have our monthly Chapter Meeting and a beach clean up scheduled.
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March 2, 2015

Public Hearing Regarding Offshore Drilling

Attend a public hearing Wednesday, March 18th, 3PM-7PM in Atlantic City and tell your elected officials that offshore drilling in the Mid-Atlantic is not OK!  Read more here

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February 18, 2015

Free Wine Tasting tomorrow night!

Join us tomorrow night from 6-7pm for a free wine tasting class led by White Horse Wine and Spirits! An RSVP is required. Please read more here!

January 27, 2015

Bag It showing at Steve & Cookie’s Postponed

The January 27th showing of the award-winning documentary Bag It has been postponed due to the weather conditions. This showing, in partnership with Sustainable Margate and the Ventnor Green Team, will be rescheduled for March. More information to follow. 
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