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Bear suspected of killing hiker in New Jersey

9-22-14
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — A 300-pound male bear believed to have killed a hiker in northern New Jersey was circling the victim when sheriff's officers and wildlife officials killed it. Twenty-two-year-old Darsh Patel and four friends from Edison, ...
Panelists (L-R) Randall Solomon, co-founder, Sustainable Jersey and senior advisor, The College of New Jersey; Tom Bracken, president, New Jersey Chamber of Commerce; Jeana Wirtenberg, co-founder and senior advisor, Institute for Sustainable Enterprise; James Gowen, chief sustainability officer and vice president of supply chain operations, Verizon at the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit.

Going Green in a Busy World at the NJ Sustainability and Small Business Summit

9-19-14
Attendees to the annual New Jersey Sustainability and Small Business Summit at Saint Peter's University learned how they can go green and make their businesses more sustainable.
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Monarchs Stop in Cape May Point on Journey to Mexico

9-17-14
This time each year, monarch butterflies descend on Cape May Point before continuing to Mexico. But their population is dwindling.

New Jersey woman can bring pet bobcat home

9-17-14
STAFFORD TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A judge is allowing a southern New Jersey woman to bring her pet bobcat home. Rocky has escaped from Ginny Fine's Stafford Township home four times since March. The Asbury Park Press (http://on.app.com/1u0wX0e ) ...
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Beetles Threaten Ash Trees in NJ

9-16-14
The emerald ash borer, or EAB, is wiping out ash trees throughout the U.S. and parts of Canada.

$190M proposed deal for Passaic River cleanup

9-16-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Officials have reached a proposed $190 million settlement with the last remaining defendant stemming from lawsuits filed over pollution in the Passaic River. The deal with Occidental Chemical is subject to public comment and ...
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Using Edible Weeds as Delicacies

9-15-14
Tama Matsuoka Wong has created her own book, Foraged Flavor, which is filled with recipes and an identification guide to wild plants.

Rebuilding slow after New Jersey boardwalk fire

9-12-14
SEASIDE PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rebuilding is slow one year after a fire devoured more than four blocks of boardwalk and destroyed more than 50 businesses in two New Jersey shore towns. The boardwalk that was lost on Sept. 12, 2013, has been rebuilt ...
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Bats Threatened By Deadly Disease

9-11-14
The deadly white nose syndrome has killed more than 6 million bats throughout the eastern half of the U.S. and is decimating populations of some cave bat species in New Jersey.
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Biodiesel Industry Growing

9-10-14
The biodiesel industry is in its infancy, but it's growing. The fuel burns cleaner than traditional petroleum diesel.