August 7, 2022 | nj.com
Residents packed meetings in Mansfield Township last summer to protest warehouse development in their community. The town has since passed an ordinance temporarily prohibiting new warehouse development. File photo from July 2021 protest.Eric Talerico
When she first heard about the massive warehouse project coming to her New Jersey town, 18-year resident Tirza Wahrman broke down in tears.
The proposed 5.5 million-square-foot warehouse project — with seven buildings and 910 loading docks built in multiple phases — would be within a few miles of apartment developments, single-family homes and an elementary school in West Windsor in Mercer County, said Wahrman, a lawyer and former vice chair of the township’s environmental commission.