Rick Dovey, president of the Atlantic County
Utilities Authority (ACUA), will give a presentation titled: “Renewable Energy:
A Sustainable Future,” on Thursday, Feb.
9 at 11 a.m. at the Leinweber Senior Center, 235 Dolphin Ave., Northfield,
Dovey, a strong proponent
of renewable energy for many years, will discuss the ACUA’s commitment to green
projects, such as a 500-kilowatt solar project, a landfill gas-to-electricity
project, South Jersey’s first compressed natural gas (CNG) station and, most
operation of New
Jersey’s first wind farm at the ACUA’s Wastewater Treatment Facility in
Atlantic City. These projects and other initiatives help to decrease greenhouse
gas emissions, which are contributing to air pollution and global warming.
Find out how to
positively affect the environment in everyday life at this free, public
presentation. It is sponsored by the Milton & Betty Katz Jewish Community
Center, which operates the nutrition program at the senior center, and
presented by the Stockton Center on Successful Aging (SCOSA), which is
partially funded under Title III of the Older Americans Act through a grant by
the Atlantic County Division of Intergenerational Services.
Throughout his career, Dovey has held leadership roles at numerous
environmental and community organizations. He currently serves as vice chairman
of the Cape Atlantic Conservation District Board of Supervisors; chairman of
the Sustainable Jersey Board of Trustees and chair of the Egg Harbor City
his leadership, ACUA wastewater and solid waste operations have been nationally
recognized for excellence in innovation, efficiency and environmental
Dovey graduated from Stockton’s inaugural class
in 1975 and currently serves as chair of the University Foundation.