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Capping Underway at Contaminated Fenimore Landfill

11-24-14
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is capping the Fenimore Landfill with a liner to concentrate gases such as hydrogen sulfide.

Advisory issued for Hudson River after sewer break

11-21-14
JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection is warning residents not to have direct contact with the lower Hudson River or fish in those waters due to a sewer main break. The DEP says a sewer main break is requiring ...
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BPU Rejects Offshore Wind Farm Proposal

11-21-14
Members of the Board of Public Utilities said the wind farm project from Fishermen's Energy doesn't have enough funding and won't benefit New Jersey ratepayers.
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Animal Shelter Accused of Having Deplorable Conditions

11-21-14
The NJ SPCA issued the Helmetta Animal Shelter an ultimatum: relinquish control or get sued.

New Jersey again rejects offshore windmill plan

11-21-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has rejected a proposed windmill power project off the coast of Atlantic City for the third time. The state Board of Public Utilities ruled Friday there is no guarantee Fishermen's Energy will receive all the ...

Zoo mourns death of its first female giraffe

11-19-14
CAPE MAY COURT HOUSE, N.J. (AP) — The first female giraffe who took up residency at the Cape May County zoo has died. Zoo officials tell The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1qsbvAZ) that Aziza recently died of cardiac arrest after living at ...

Drone tests off Cape May delayed

11-18-14
CAPE MAY, N.J. (AP) — Technical issues have delayed New Jersey's first drone test flights. The New Jersey Institute of Technology had planned to launch the drone over the ocean from Cape May beginning Thursday. But a new date will be scheduled ...

Deer runs amok in Lakewood church office

11-18-14
LAKEWOOD, N.J. (AP) — A deer managed to run amok after shattering a window and leaping in a church office in Lakewood. Officials initially feared a burglar had broken into the Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church on Monday. But the Rev. Thomas ...

Bane of the Northeast Corridor is due for upgrade

11-15-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A century-old rail bridge that causes regular delays on the heavily traveled Northeast Corridor is awaiting funding to finish a replacement project. Environmental and design work has been completed for the Portal Bridge over ...

New Jersey’s land-lovin’ seal bound for Detroit

11-14-14
BRIGANTINE, N.J. (AP) — A seal with a fondness for Jersey shore beaches — and the food-bearing fishermen and beachgoers that come with them — is headed for Detroit after becoming a little too friendly with the locals. Since March, the 100-pound ...