Proposed Casinos Raise Concerns

New Jersey officials and advocates are clashing with New York over proposed casinos and how planned casinos can cause an environmental risk.

Capping Underway at Contaminated Fenimore Landfill

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

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 ...

BPU Rejects Offshore Wind Farm Proposal

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.

Animal Shelter Accused of Having Deplorable Conditions

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

New Jersey again rejects offshore windmill plan

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

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

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

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

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 ...