THE FIRST EVER LIVE DEBATE! 
 THE NEW JERSEY HIGHLANDS COALITION
VS. 
OPPONENTS OF THE HIGHLANDS ACT
Tune In September 6th at 10 A.M.  
 
 
 
 
WRNJ News Director Joyce Estey puts on her referee stripes to keep it civil when her Local Impact co-hosts, former Assembly Speaker Chuck Haytaian and Independence Township Mayor Bob Giordano, joined by Highlands Act challenger from Gladstone, Patrick Moffitt, debate the validity of the Highlands Water Protection and Planning Act with the Highlands Coalition Policy Director, Elliott Ruga and Outreach Director, George Stafford. 

Join us for what promises to be a rousing, no holds barred, charged debate on a controversial subject that many support for its effective protection of the State's valuable, though limited, water and other natural resources; while others see as an unfair land grab.

Tune in, Wednesday, September 6th at 10 AM!
 
 
Tune-in to WRNJ HERE
 
 
 
Meet Elliott & George
 
 
 
 
Elliott has over 25 years of environmental and historic preservation advocacy experience. Working with the Coalition since November 2007, he produces media and educational campaigns, participates in Highlands Council meetings and represents Coalition interests with state and federal legislators and regulators, Council staff, municipal and county officials and provides guidance to groups working to protect Highlands resources. He has a professional background of communications and multi-media production (awarded 2 National Emmys), including 17 years experience in production and broadcast operations at  the NBC Television Network in New York City
 
 
 
 
 
George’s career in government service, politics, business, public relations and columnist has provided George with the perfect background for our Uphold the Highlands Campaign, which promotes strong protections for the Highlands. His highly personalized pitch to elected officials, stems from his years in various elected and appointed positions, helping officials to make the connection between open space and an abundant supply of clean water with economic stability and in maintaining New Jersey's high quality of life,.
 
 
 
 
 
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​The New Jersey Highlands Coalition

We represent a diverse network of organizations - small and large, local, regional, statewide and national - and individuals with the common goal to protect, enhance and restore the New Jersey Highlands and to preserve the quality and quantity of drinking water both for the 850,000 people in the Highlands as well as the more than 5.4 million people in surrounding areas who depend on Highlands water. For more information visit our website.

Thank you for all of your support! 
 
 
 
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