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What Environmental Commissions Do

Volunteers helping protect their communities’ environment

Environmental commissions use a wide range of information and approaches to advise local government and inform residents on environmental issues, laws and programs. They

ANJEC has guidelines and templates available for environmental commissions:

Environmental/Natural Resource Inventories
Site Plan Review (Adobe PDF icon 226kb)
Open Space Preservation
Pollution Prevention
Smart Land Use
Sustainable Communities
Water Resources


Back to Top In April 2013, the League of Municipalities magazine published an article by Thomas C. Hannen, Jr., the Mayor of Cranford on "Tapping the Power of Environmental Commissions."



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