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150427Flanagan

Assembly Questions DEP Commissioner About Exxon Settlement

4-27-15
During a budget committee hearing, members of the Assembly asked DEP Commissioner Bob Martin about the reasoning behind the $225 million settlement with Exxon.
150427Pallone

Rep. Pallone: Dangers Still Exist with Offshore Drilling

4-27-15
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) says that dangers still exist with offshore drilling and that the further out drilling takes place, the greater the possibility of an oil spill.
150424Wanko

Admiring Cherry Blossoms in Branch Brook Park

4-24-15
Essex County is adding 1,000 cherry trees to Branch Brook Park this year, bringing the total to 5,000 trees. The park becomes a tourist attraction each spring when the cherry blossoms bloom.
150422Cruz

Senate Committee Wonders Where State’s Water Supply Plan Is

4-22-15
The Senate Legislative Oversight Committee chose Earth Day to discuss New Jersey's water supply plan, which hasn't been updated since 1996.
150422Wanko

Controversy Over Great Adventure’s Solar Power System

4-22-15
Environmentalists are upset with Six Flags Great Adventure's plan to clear about 18,000 trees on 90 acres of forest land to construct a solar power system.
150421Hill

Volunteers Clean Trenton During Litter March

4-21-15
On the eve of Earth Day, volunteers participated in Trenton's 28th Annual Clean Communities Litter March.
150421Wanko

Learning to Shear Sheep at Howell Living History Farm

4-21-15
Young people learn to shear sheep at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township.
150417Vannozzi

NJ Beach Replenishment Project Begins

4-17-15
The beaches in Allenhurst, Loch Arbour and southern Deal will be getting 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to replenish what was lost during Hurricane Sandy.
150416Greenstein

Sen. Greenstein Discusses How Health Care Has Changed Since Closing of Family Planning Centers

4-16-15
Sen. Linda Greenstein spoke about the how health care has changed for women since the closing of 58 family planning clinics.
150416Wanko2

Creating an Oyster Reef in Barnegat Bay

4-16-15
The American Littoral Society is working to create a new oyster reef in the Barnegat Bay to help restore the oyster population.