E Pluribus Unum

E Pluribus Unum: How A Small New Jersey Suburb Received One of The Most Complicated Cleanups in EPA History (1979-2021) by Gabe M. WeirSite Description:In the 1920s, on the border of Glen Ridge and Orange, NJ, the US Radium Company operated a factory where radium...

Six Million Cubic Feet

How Almost Six Million Cubic Feet of Radium-Enriched Soil Silently Poisoned the Residents of Glen Ridge, New Jersey for over 60 Years by G. WeirSite Description: In the 1920s, on the border of Glen Ridge and Orange, NJ, the US Radium Company operated a factory where...

Burning Passions and Burning Waste

Burning Passions and Burning Waste: How Economics Took Precedence Over the Local Community during the Redevelopment of the PJP Landfill in Jersey City, New Jersey From 1970 to 2021 by Matthew TrochimSite Description: The PJP landfill is located in Jersey City, NJ near...

In Dirty Water

In Dirty Water: How Political Power and Gentrification Resulted in the Unequal Drinking Water in Camden’s Neighborhoods, 1970 – 2000 by Alex ChangSite Description: The site I chose, Camden NJ, is located in South Jersey and it borders Philadelphia Pennsylvania...

Critical Mass

Critical Mass: Uranium and Thorium Pollution at the Westinghouse Electric Lamp Pant in Bloomfield New Jersey by Nicholas SkificSite Description: Westinghouse Lamp Plant, now nothing more than a partially empty lot with new construction being used to bring in revenue...

If I Sign

“If I Sign, They’ll Mine”: A Comparison Between Differing Native American Perspectives on Energy Extraction by Lauren MaffiaSite Description: Approximately 30% of the total amount of coal and oil in the United States rests in or near Indian Reservations. In Montana,...

Martin Aaron Incorporated

Martin Aaron Incorporated: Camden’s Century-Old Poison Well by Sterling ClarkSite Description: I am a Information Technology undergraduate at the New Jersey Institute of Technology. I have moved to Burlington, NJ almost 3 years ago and the city of Camden is a short...

Who Let the Dogs Out?

Who Let the Dogs Out: The Avoidable Radioactive River by Rami BazoqaSite Description: After WWII, the once rural farmlands that made up Wayne Township transformed into a residential suburb after it had attracted many workers who moved to follow wartime industries...

Farms to Cradle

Farms to Cradle: Inequity in Preserving the Garden State’s Green Belt by Donovan KirklandSite Description: This project examines the inequities of farmland preservation and New Jersey. As defined by the state, “New Jersey’s farmlands are the foundation for a strong...