Sky Blue Soccer Withdraws Support for Proposed Clearcut of Pinelands Forest

Sky Blue Soccer Withdraws Support for Proposed Clearcut of Pinelands Forest
 
Long Branch, NJ — Clean Water Action praised Sky Blue FC’s announcment tonight it has withdrawn support for the Trophy Park / Six Flags Great Adventure proposal to clearcut Pinelands forest in Jackson Twp.
 

“Clearcutting Pinelands forest for a large active recreational complex is worse than for a solar project especially when there”s a similar sportsplex being built next door and so many already developed areas in Sky Blue’s home state in need of redevelopment,” stated  Amy Goldsmith, Clean Water Action’s NJ State Director. “The core contiguous forest of the Pinelands should be sacrosanct, we’re very pleased that Sky Blue agrees!” 

 
Clean Water Action was the lead plaintiff in the recently settled lawsuit against the Six Flags Great Adventure and Jackston Township previously approved plans to clearcut Pinelands forest for a solar project,  

 
Clean Water Action, founded in 1972, is a one million-member nationwide organization with more than 100,000 New Jersey members. We work to win strong health and environmental protections by bringing issue expertise, solution-oriented thinking and people power to the table. We fight for clean water; environmental justice, and environmentally safe jobs and businesses despite the hostile anti-environment climate in our nation’s capital. www.cleanwateraction.org/nj
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