Sustainable New Jersey awarded $200,000 in Green Grants to 14 municipalities. Four communities received grants of $25,000: Hardwick, Livingston, Morristown, and Trenton. Ten $10,000 grants went to: Asbury Park, Easthampton, Highland Park, Lindenwold, Maplewood, Milltown, Ocean Township (Monmouth County); Somers Point, Summit, and Vineland. The grants were funded by Walmart and recipients were chosen by a blue ribbon panel of sustainability experts.Participating in the press event were the following Sustainable Jersey officials:SJ partner titles:• Timothy C. McDonough, President, New Jersey League of Municipalities and Mayor, Hope Township• Pam Mount, Vice Chair, Mayors Committee for a Green Future and Mayor of Lawrence Township• Randall Solomon, Executive Director, New Jersey Sustainable State Institute, Bloustein School of Planning and Policy, Rutgers University• Jeanne Herb, Director of Policy, Planning and Science, New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection • Joseph V. Doria, Jr., Commissioner, New Jersey Department of Community Affairs • Joseph L. Fiordaliso, Commissioner, New Jersey Board of Public Utilities• Louise Wilson, President of the New Jersey League of Municipalities Educational Foundation• Jennifer Hoehn, Senior Manager of Public Affairs New Jersey, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
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