While our attention was somewhat diverted, Lake Hopatcong has quietly been doing its job refilling so when we are ready, Spring and Summer activities can take place on a full lake.
Over the last six-months the Lake Hopatcong Commission, Foundation, Mayer's and Princeton Hydro and others have been working on projects to battle the HABs on Lake Hopatcong. The hard work has paid-off with news today that the N.J. Department of Environmental Protection has awarded the full monies requested for the projects.
(20/P007) TRENTON – The Department of Environmental Protection formally adopted groundbreaking amendments to the state’s stormwater management rules to better protect water quality by reducing polluted runoff through implementation of green infrastructure technologies, which also helps to make New Jersey more resilient to storm and flood impacts from climate change, Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe announced today.
Parsippany - Assemblywoman BettyLou DeCroce today announced her introduction of the “NJ Lake Aid for Algal Blooms” legislation, providing funding streams to lake communities devastated by harmful algal blooms (HABs), such as Lake Hopatcong and Greenwood Lake, for prevention programs and dollars to satisfy matching-fund requirements.
LHF | by Jess Murphy: The Lake Hopatcong Foundation’s Student Leadership Team, led by Meghan Craig of the Morris County Environmental Science Academy at Jefferson High School, met on February 12 to discuss their plans for 2020 projects to help improve the environment on and around Lake Hopatcong and its watershed.