Professor Walter Nugent Included as Subject Expert in Article on New Jersey Amazon Warehouses

June 3, 2022

JERSEY CITY, N.J. | Walter Nugent, Assistant Professor and chairperson of the New Jersey City University (NJCU) Fire Science Department —  who also has a finance background — is featured in a story on WHYY Philadelphia, PBS and NPR entitled “Why Amazon’s wish to reduce its footprint in N.J. will be challenging.”

Professor Nugent discusses the challenges these warehouses will face going forward, at a time where the subject of warehouses is a hot topic in New Jersey. In addition to the financial considerations, he cites the fire code concerns.

Read the full story by P. Kenneth Burns:

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