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Cops seek 2 hikers as part of bear attack probe

9-24-14
WEST MILFORD, N.J. (AP) — Police are trying to identify two hikers who may have come upon a group in a northern New Jersey nature preserve before a bear attacked and killed a Rutgers University student. West Milford police believe the two hikers ...
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Environmentalists Upset with Plans to Divert Passaic River Funds

9-23-14
Environmentalists are upset with apparent plans to divert millions of dollars intended to restore the polluted Passaic River to help balance New Jersey's budget.
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Thousands from NJ Participate in Climate March

9-22-14
Organizers of the march meant to draw attention to climate change in New York City say 10,000 New Jerseyans participated.
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NJ Farms Attract Tourists with Corn Mazes, Pumpkin Picking

9-22-14
New Jersey ranks ninth nationwide in total agritourism dollars.

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 ...