You are currently browsing the category archive for the ‘Environment’ category.

The IMTT (International Matex Tank Terminals) in Bayonne. Photo by Michael Dempsey via The Jersey Journal


The Jersey Journal, reports that a  crack in a storage tank at IMTT in Bayonne, NJ leaked 2,500 barrels of fuel before IMTT employees and Bayonne Firefighters discovered the leak early Saturday morning. Responders stemmed the leaking fuel upon discovery, and cleaned up the affected area.

Crystal Cutler passing IMTT Bayonne. Photo: ©John Skelson


The Jersey Journal: A leak in a massive storage tank spewed hundreds of barrels of diesel fuel in a Bayonne industrial park this weekend, authorities said.

Barbara McAllister at the fuel dock IMTT Bayonne. Photo: ©John Skelson

Diesel fuel was found leaking Saturday morning from a 3-inch fitting on the side of a storage tank that contained 16,000 barrels of fuel at International-Matex Tank Terminals, next to the Kill Van Kull and New York Harbor, Bayonne Fire Chief Gregory Rogers said.

Read more at The Jersey Journal here.

by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

Hudson River Groups will receive $183,000 in government grants for recreational upgrades, habitat conservation, water quality monitoring, and waterfront resilience projects, as reported by The Daily Freeman News.

Hudson River Maritime Museum Photo.


The Daily Freeman News: The Hudson River Maritime Museum in Kingston has been awarded $25,000 to replace three existing commercial docks on the Rondout Creek and low docks for rowing crews and kayakers.

The new docks will be safer for community organizations and others who use the museum’s facilities to access the waterfront, and will also be more resilient to potential flooding, officials said.

Rondout Creek. Photo by Daniel Case via wikipedia


The town of Rochester in Ulster County was awarded $10,000 to complete an Open Space Inventory as part of Phase 1 of an Open Space Plan that is part of the Rondout Creek Restoration Plan, a collaboration with …

Read more from The Daily Freeman News here.

by Mai Armstrong for the Working Harbor Committee

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Follow me on Twitter

Post Archives



Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 1,871 other followers

%d bloggers like this: