Members of the Assembly Judiciary Committee heard testimony regarding the state's proposed $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil over pollution. Some residents and politicians say the deal goes too easy on the company that polluted Bayonne, Linden and Elizabeth.
Supporters of a natural gas pipeline through the Pinelands from South Jersey Gas say it will help the region get rid of a coal-burning plant in favor of a high efficiency gas-burning plant. Opponents say the project will increase global warming pollution.
[caption id="attachment_45099" align="alignright" width="300"] A chart showing the increase in the frequency of highly amplified jet-stream patterns, which scientists believe is related to extreme weather events. Courtesy of Jennifer ...
Students at the Marine Academy of Technology and Environmental Science have testified in front of a Senate committee to push for legislation that would change the designation for diamondback terrapins, turtles that live in New Jersey.
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