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NJ Keep It Green Chairman: Still Plenty of Preservation Work to Do

7-10-14
NJ Keep It Green Chairman Tom Gilbert says that some historical sites have been preserved over the years but many others still need work.

New Jersey appeals on ocean blasting plan

7-10-14
New Jersey is asking a federal appeals court to block a seismic research plan involving blasting the ocean floor with loud sound waves. The state Department of Environmental Protection asked the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday for an ...

Work begins on wall for 2 Sandy-devastated towns

7-10-14
MANTOLOKING, N.J. (AP) — Work has begun on a sea wall for two New Jersey shore towns that were devastated by Superstorm Sandy. The first portion of steel is being installed along the beach in Mantoloking (MAN'-tuh-loh-king). The town is where Sandy ...

Small earthquake recorded near Jersey City

7-9-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Scientists report a small earthquake that likely was completely unnoticed was recorded just south of Jersey City. The 1.3 magnitude quake occurred at a depth of about seven miles at 5:08 a.m. Tuesday. U.S. Geological ...
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Jersey Fresh Markets Offer Local Produce

7-8-14
New Jerseyans can buy their produce from 145 community farm markets spread over nearly every county in the state.
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NJ Sierra Club Director: Sandy Aid’s Sitting While People Still Suffer

7-8-14
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says Hurricane Sandy recovery money is sitting in accounts while people are still suffering.

New Jersey nuke plant goes offline for repair work

7-8-14
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been taken offline temporarily so crews can replace a piece of equipment. The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township was shut down at 8 p.m. Monday. Plant officials say the ...

New Jersey appealing order on ocean sound blasting

7-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration says it will appeal a judge's ruling that allowed scientists to go ahead with blasting sound waves in the ocean for research. The state government says the research could harm ...

Rip currents still a concern at the Jersey Shore

7-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are still being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents. Swimmers were being urged Saturday to remain along beaches protected by life guards and to follow their instructions. And although ...

Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

7-5-14
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The only road onto a North Carolina barrier island damaged by Hurricane Arthur is being reopened in stages. Permanent residents of Hatteras Island began returning Saturday. Employees of businesses that need to get ready to ...