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Earth Day Month: Harrison Must Have Environmental Justice anselmo millan crucible drive crucible steel environment environmental justice epa harrison nj james fife mayor james fife mayor raymond mcdonough otis elevator pse&g radio corporation of america rca Apr 30, 2024

The month of April celebrated as Earth Day Month, is a time to reflect on sustainability and environmental justice—a crucial aspect for towns like Harrison, New Jersey, with a complex history of environmental challenges and transformation.

Historical Challenges

Over 26 years ago, the...

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Harrison NJ: Otis Elevator Company Innovation and Industrial Progress charles otis elisha graves otis harrison nj lisbon new york world's fair norton otis otis elevator santa justa lift Jul 20, 2023

Founded by the legendary inventor Elisha Graves Otis in 1853, the Otis Elevator Company represents a significant chapter in the annals of American industrial history. Otis, a Vermont native, first showcased his groundbreaking invention — a safety elevator — at the 1854 New York...

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