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161019Flanagan

Distraught Sandy Victims Angry Over FEMA Claims

10-19-16
Sandy victims exploded in anger towards Rep. Frank Pallone at a news conference about FEMA insurance claims.
161017Flanagan

Most of New Jersey Under Drought Watch

10-17-16
The U.S. Monitor declared the drought in Bergen County “severe” and “moderate” in the rest of northern New Jersey. The state DEP earlier this month expanded a drought watch to include all but three southern New Jersey counties.
161014Flanagan

Vented Methane at Landfill Burns Birds

10-14-16
Kingsland Landfill vents flammable methane 15 to 20 feet into the air. The burning gas isn't visible during the day and birds fly through it, which singes their feathers and kills some.
161014Wanko

Double Trouble State Park Has Historic Cranberry Packing House, Bogs

10-14-16
A cranberry packing house, along with a dozen other buildings and inactive cranberry bogs, are part of the Double Trouble Historic Village, in the Pine Barrens Double Trouble State Park.
161007Delmore

EPA Secures $165M Settlement for Passaic River Cleanup

10-7-16
To clean up a Superfund site along the Passaic River, the EPA secured a $165 million settlement with Occidental Chemical. The agency believes that will cover the cost of the project.
161007Wanko

Picking Pumpkins and Apples at Von Thun Farms

10-7-16
This summer’s dry conditions, mixed with just the right amount of rainfall, created ideal growing conditions for pumpkins at Von Thun Farms in Monmouth Junction. The apple crop survived freezing temperatures in April.
160929Vannozzi

Ocean County Beach Replenishment Project Out to Bid

9-29-16
Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin says the 14 mile-long beach replenishment project for northern Ocean County is expected to cost $150 million.
160916Hill

Municipalities Differ with Rules About Tree Removal

9-16-16
Hundreds of New Jersey towns have laws governing the removal of trees on private property, but they differ so homeowners should ask before they take action.
160830Vannozzi

Rip Current Warning at Jersey Shore Ahead of Labor Day

8-30-16
Gaston is churning up ocean waters and has led to rip current warnings at beaches along the Jersey Shore.
160825Vannozzi

Celebrating 100 Years of National Parks

8-25-16
The National Park System is 100 years old. New Jersey has five national historic parks.