MERI’s Mission and Objectives


  • Provide NJMC staff, the scientific community, policy makers, and the public with the knowledge and predictive understanding necessary to conserve, protect, and manage the District’s ecosystems and the services they provide.



  • Apply and develop new technologies to address the legacy of environmental problems associated with landfills in the District.
  • Promote regional sharing of information resources with District municipalities to help them better manage municipal assets, plan for improvements and prepare for and combat emergencies.