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  • 9 January 2015

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. the Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee voiced his opposition against Port Ambrose deepwater LNG project.

  • 9 February 2012

      Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced Wednesday that $12.3 million will be awarded to fund beach replenishment in Sea Bright and Monmouth Beach thanks to a request Congressman Pallone submitted to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. This funding will allow the Army Corps to begin replenishing the beaches in these towns in Fall 2012. […]

  • 3 May 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone will be joined today by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard to provide an update on the Army Corps of Engineers Sea Bright to Manasquan beach replenishment project. Congressman Pallone will outline the scope and timeline of this critical work that will help protect the Shore. Representatives from the Army Corps of Engineers […]

  • 5 November 2015

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. voiced his opposition to the proposed Port Ambrose offshore LNG port, 24 miles off the coast of Long Branch, New Jersey.

  • 28 October 2019
    Business & Finance

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. has announced that the Army Corps of Engineers beach replenishment projects in Long Branch, Sea Bright, and Monmouth Beach will begin in December. As a result of Congressman Pallone’s advocacy, the beach replenishment works will restore more than 1.3 million cubic yards of sand to beaches that suffer from […]

  • 20 July 2006

    Two U.S. senators joined forces with Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6) at the Long Branch shore last week to oppose legislation that would permit oil drilling off the coast of New Jersey. The House of Representatives recently passed a bill that would open up large areas of the nation’s coasts to oil and gas drilling and […]

  • 26 June 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Shark River Inlet to highlight maintenance dredging that began there on June 20. The dredging is conducted by the Army Corps of Engineers to improve the safety and accessibility of the inlet. Funding for this project was included in the Fiscal Year 2012 budget at Congressman Pallone’s request. Two […]

  • 10 May 2012
    Business & Finance

    Yesterday, at a hearing of the House Committee on Natural Resources, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. questioned the Department of Interior’s Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management Tommy Beaudreau about the Administration’s decision to allow new seismic testing for oil exploration off the Atlantic coast. Congressman Pallone voiced his opposition to the Administration’s decision […]

  • 3 June 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06), a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, stood with U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck and Old Bridge Mayor Owen Henry at the Raritan Bay Slag Superfund Site to announce that EPA has finalized its plan to clean up the site containing dangerously high […]

  • 10 November 2015
    Authorities & Government

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr., Ranking Member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, has applauded the U.S. Department of the Interior’s announcement that it awarded two leases for commercial wind energy development of 343,833 acres off of the New Jersey coast. “By awarding the leases through a successful and competitive lease sale, the Department […]

  • 8 April 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) unveiled plans by the Army Corps of Engineers to repair damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Pallone was joined by Colonel Paul Owen of the Army Corps of Engineers at the Keansburg Waterfront Library where the two laid out the details of plans for a historic investment in large scale flood […]

  • 7 April 2014
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. sent a letter to Dr. Kathryn Sullivan, Administrator of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, expressing his concern that the results of new proposed seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey could potentially be used to open up the Atlantic Ocean to oil and gas exploration.  He requested that the […]

  • 28 December 2011

    Rep. Frank Pallone (D-6th District) announced that funding for beach replenishment in Port Monmouth is included in the fiscal year 2012 spending bill approved by the House of Representatives. The bill provides $2.94 million for the project, which adds to the $3.4 million Pallone has already secured. “When the House decides whether or not they’re […]

  • 3 May 2012

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. joined U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Regional Administrator Judith Enck yesterday to tour four Superfund Sites in the sixth congressional district and highlight the success of the program. While at Imperial Oil in Morganville, Pallone and Enck announced the completion of a $50 million contaminated soil cleanup at the site. They […]

  • 18 April 2014
    Business & Finance, Research & Development

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. visited the Belford Seafood Cooperative to highlight the potentially damaging impacts of seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey. Congressman Pallone specifically addressed concerns regarding the application recently submitted to the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to conduct marine seismic surveys off the coast of New Jersey. NMFS has proposed […]

  • 13 December 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that Union Beach and the Middlesex County Utilities Authority will be receiving more than $2.8 million in federal funding for continued projects as a result of Superstorm Sandy. The funding is being provided by the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) via the Sandy aid package Pallone fought for in […]

  • 18 July 2014
    Authorities & Government

    New Jersey Congressman Frank Pallone has issued a statement in response to the Department of the Interior’s announcement of the proposed lease sale for nearly 344,000 acres off of the New Jersey coast for commercial wind energy development. Congressman Pallone stated: “I am pleased that the Department of the Interior is moving ahead to pursue energy development […]

  • 5 November 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced federal funding for the cleanup of lakes and waterways affected by Superstorm Sandy in Monmouth and Middlesex Counties. Pallone announced that several lakes, creeks and brooks throughout the Sixth Congressional District will receive federal dollars to cover 90% of the cost of cleanup and restoration work through the National […]

  • 16 July 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) announced that New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium (NJSGC) was awarded $471,500 for research, extension and education programs on coastal issues. Sea Grant is a nationwide network administered through the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) of 32 university-based programs that work with coastal communities. The New Jersey Sea Grant Consortium […]

  • 13 August 2013
    Business & Finance

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. (NJ-06) was joined last month by Monmouth Beach Mayor Susan Howard, Sea Bright Councilman Reed Murphy and Colonel Paul Owen, Commander of the Army Corps of Engineers New York District at the Monmouth Beach Bathing Pavilion to praise the progress of the beach replenishment project that has begun in Monmouth Beach […]

  • 8 October 2015
    Business & Finance

    Today, Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. announced a $28 million federal grant from the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection. The grant will be used for the removal of sand and debris impacting navigable waterways as a result of Sandy, including dredging of the Shark River. FEMA agreed to provide […]

  • 2 July 2014

    Congressman Frank Pallone, Jr. released the following statement in response to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration approval of the Incidental Harassment Authorization (IHA) for seismic airgun testing in the Atlantic Ocean conducted by Rutgers University and the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory. The authorization allows for the behavioral harassment of marine mammals by sound during the […]