Letters to the Editor: Scotch Road Development, Rotten Egg Smells

The following are letters submitted to the editor of MercerMe for the week of January 18, 2019:

Scotch Road Development — Heads Up!

The developers of Hopewell Township’s affordable housing have all insisted upon PILOT (Payment-in-lieu-of-taxes) programs. These are 30-year tax breaks that provide substantial financial benefit to developers, tax savings of 33% during the first 10 years, and dubious benefit to the township. Last week, Hopewell Township conducted another public information session… To continue reading, please click this link.

Rotten-egg smell is right on

That rotten-egg smell is added to natural gas for safety purposes. It’s a stink that’ll get your attention. The folks at PennEast don’t need to add any rotten-egg smell to their pipeline project slated to run right through Hopewell Township. It stinks plenty already. To continue reading, please click this link.

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