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McKeon & Jasey: Santa Barbara Oil Spill Adds to Long List of Pilgrim Pipeline Warning SignsAssembly Democrats Decry Plan for Albany, N.Y. to Linden, N.J. Parallel Oil Pipelines
Assemblyman John McKeon and Assemblywoman Mila Jasey (D-Essex/Morris) released the following statement on Wednesday denouncing the Pilgrim Pipeline, a 178-mile oil pipeline that would cross 30 New Jersey municipalities. The legislators issued the statement in response to a ruptured oil pipeline that on Tuesday spilled an estimated 21,000 gallons of crude oil near the Santa Barbara, California coast:
"The Santa Barbara oil spill - like the Yellowstone spill earlier this year - is an unfortunate and painstakingly clear example of the danger oil pipelines can pose to the environment. Over the last few months, New Jersey residents have been consistent in their opposition to the Pilgrim Pipeline plan, and their biggest fear, understandably, is that what's happened on the West Coast could happen here at home," McKeon said. ...
Jasey Statement on the Termination of Rev. Warren HallAssemblywoman Mila Jasey (D-Essex/Morris), chair of the Assembly Higher Education Committee, issued the following statement on Tuesday regarding Rev. Warren Hall's dismissal from his position as director of campus ministry at Seton Hall University:
"College campuses in New Jersey, in addition to providing spaces for academic growth, facilitate the social and moral development of our students. As a trusted adviser to students at Seton Hall University, Father Hall played an instrumental role in that process. …"
Jasey, Diegnan, Mainor, Wimberly & Oliver Bill to Restrict Use of Standardized Testing for Young Students in NJ Schools Continues AdvancingAssembly approved legislation Assembly Democrats Mila Jasey, Patrick Diegnan, Charles Mainor, Benjie Wimberly and Sheila Oliver sponsored to prohibit the administration of commercially developed standardized assessments to students in grades K-2 continued to advance on Monday.
"The pressure put on students and teachers by these assessments is counterproductive to learning," said Jasey (D-Essex/Morris)...