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150817Vannozzi

Battle Over Pinelands Pipeline Continues

8-17-15
An application by South Jersey Gas to build a 22-mile natural gas pipeline throughout the Pinelands will now move forward to a vote, but the vote won't be made by the Pinelands Commission who originally struck down the plan.
150813Wanko

Volunteer Team Conducts Water Rescue Drills, Practice to Reach Distressed Swimmers Within Two Minutes

8-13-15
The A.N.S.W.E.R. team -- Area Network of Shore Water Emergency Responders -- in Neptune Township are a group of rescue swimmers that answer to emergency situations during the off-season and off-duty lifeguard hours.
150811Vannozzi

Calls For Clean Energy at Master Plan Hearing

8-11-15
Environmental groups called for the use of clean energy resources at the Board of Public Utilities first public hearing on New Jersey's Energy Master Plan.
150811Delmore

New Jersey Sees First Two West Nile Virus Cases This Season

8-11-15
Experts say getting rid of standing water and limiting exposure to mosquitoes is the best way to prevent West Nile virus.
150810Wanko

Sea Scallop Fishing Off the Jersey Coast Thriving

8-10-15
Commercial fishermen pulled in more than $87 million worth of sea scallops in New Jersey in 2014, up more than $20 million from 2013.
150806Wanko

Wall Township Farm Features Alpacas

8-6-15
Arrow Acres Farm in Wall Township has many alpacas. The owners use their fleece to make yarn.
150804EPA

EPA Clean Air Regional Dir.: Clean Power Plan Provides States with Flexibility While Reducing Emissions

8-4-15
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Clean Air and Sustainability Division NJ Director John Filippelli talks about how New Jersey can improve under the Clean Power Plan.
150803Vannozzi

Christie Opposes President Obama’s Plan to Fight Climate Change

8-3-15
Gov. Christie announced New Jersey has gone on record with a letter to the EPA opposing President Obama's Clean Power Plan that aims to fight global climate change.
Rutgers researchers have narrowed their search for the new Rutgers tomato down to three varieties. Photo: Peter Nitzsche/NJAES

Rutgers Tomato Reinvented with Even More Flavor

8-3-15
The New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station is improving a tomato variety thought to be lost to history.
150731Flanagan

Study Finds More Bacteria in Beach Sand Than Water

7-31-15
A recent survey of several beaches found more E. coli bacteria in the sand than in the water because bacteria disperses more readily in ocean waves.