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Month: May 2020

Coronavirus Tragedy in Senior Living

Coronavirus Tragedy in Senior Living Centers This is the second in a series of article about the Coronavirus and nursing homes.  The first article dealt with the reporting of cases and deaths in nursing homes across the country.  In this article I will discuss the challenges senior living centers have faced during the pandemic. Senior …

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NJ Transit Power Plant Set for Kearny Location

NJ Transit Power Plant The construction of the New Jersey Transit 140-megawatt power plant in Kearny is rapidly moving toward a construction start date in early 2021.  The $546 million project was intended to be a “back-up” in the event there is a power outage to Amtrak’s Northeast Corridor, the Morris/Essex lines of NJ Transit …

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Trump on Testing

During an Oval Office meeting on May 7th with Iowa Governor Kimberly Reynolds, Trump said the following: “The media likes to say we have the most cases, but we do by far the most testing. If we did very little testing, we wouldn’t have the most cases. So, in a way, by doing all of …

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NOAA to Study COVID-19 Impacts on Environment

May 8, 2020.          Press Release Contact: Jeff Tittel, NJ Sierra Club, 609-558-9100   This week, the National Atmospheric and Oceanic Administration (NOAA) announced that it will begin to study the effects that the coronavirus pandemic has had on the environment. Scientists at NOAA will look for changes in atmospheric composition, weather, climate, and …

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