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2015EarthDayEvents

2015 Earth Day Events in NJ

4-10-15
April 22 is Earth Day, but there are events happening throughout New Jersey during much of the month.
2015CherryBlossomFestival

2015 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival Events

4-9-15
The 2015 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park is set to be held from Saturday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 22.
150407Flanagan

Scope of Exxon Pollution More Than Just Bayway, Bayonne Refineries

4-7-15
The settlement with Exxon waives its responsibility for pollution from leaks and spills at hundreds of local gas stations across New Jersey.
150406Cruz

Public Review Period of Exxon Deal Begins Today

4-6-15
The DEP released a copy of the Exxon settlement today to start the review and comment period on it. Environmentalists have blasted the deal while others have said it's the most realistic agreement.
The cherry trees in Branch Brook Park will be in full bloom for three weeks in April. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Newark’s Cherry Blossoms Thrive with Rutgers’ Help

4-1-15
Rutgers master gardeners and alumni play a key role maintaining the largest cherry tree collection in the U.S.
150331Mike

Turning Waste into Energy

3-31-15
Ridgewood's Department of Public Works is making waste profitable, saving money for taxpayers and reducing greenhouse gases.
150327Wanko

Severe Icing the Cause for More Seals on New Jersey Coast

3-27-15
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has been helping seals that have found themselves on the New Jersey coast. The founding director says the frozen bays kept seals where they were to feed instead of swimming away.
150326Vannozzi

Fighting Over How to Spend Open Space Funding

3-26-15
After voters approved a constitutional amendment creating a dedicated, permanent source of funding for open space, lawmakers are discussing how to split the money.
150325Cruz

Plan to Reduce Pollution Worries Some Residents

3-25-15
Those living in the Greenville section of Jersey City say a plan to reduce truck pollution will bring environmental dangers to their neighborhood.
Assemblywoman Grace Spencer

Plans to Divvy Up State’s Open-Space Funds Continue to Raise a Clamor

3-23-15
There’s the Assembly proposal, the Senate plan and the administration’s approach -- none of which satisfy all interested parties.