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NJ bill: Require public access for beach projects

3-17-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beach repair projects that get state funding would have to provide public access under a bill working its way through the New Jersey legislature. A state Senate committee passed a bill Monday morning requiring that projects ...

B-52s’ Fred Schneider says don’t eat the lobster

3-17-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — One of the founders of the quirky rock band The B-52s is using the 35th anniversary of its hit "Rock Lobster" to reiterate his opposition to eating them. Fred Schneider says he stopped eating crustaceans at age 4 after going ...

Parasitic worms found in exotic eel species

3-15-14
MIAMI (AP) — Federal scientists are warning consumers about parasitic worms found in an invasive eel species that's made a home in Florida. Officials with the U.S. Geological Survey say the worms were found in Asian swamp eels collected between ...
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REACT Founder: NJDEP Did Not Consider Well Water in Landfill Proposal

3-13-14
Roxbury Environmental Action Coalition Founding Member Shannon Caccavella says the NJDEP did not take into consideration groundwater in its proposal for the Fenimore Landfill.

Work to begin on rebuilding Ocean Grove boardwalk

3-13-14
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — Officials in the Victorian Jersey shore resort of Ocean Grove are hoping to rebuild the boardwalk that was destroyed during Superstorm Sandy by the July Fourth holiday. Neptune Township officials have selected a contractor and ...

Kodak agrees to pay for 3 site cleanups in NY, NJ

3-12-14
ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental claims against Eastman Kodak have been resolved with settlement agreements between the federal government and the company. The settlements were announced Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. ...
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Newark Students Create Sewer Guard to Reduce Pollution

3-12-14
Students at Oliver Street School in Newark have designed and made a sewer guard to reduce the amount of garbage entering the waterways. They are finalists in a national Samsung competition.

NJ MVC approves disputed new car dealer rule

3-11-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey motor vehicle officials have approved a new regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain a franchise agreement in order to receive a state license. The regulation adopted Tuesday effectively prohibits ...

300 dead birds found in home of NJ animal aide

3-11-14
LITTLE SILVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have discovered more than 300 dead birds and the decomposing bodies of animals in the New Jersey homes where a woman who rescued animals lived. Officials found the dead birds in cages stacked from floor to ...
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NJ Secretary of Agriculture Says Cold Winter’s Fine for Farms

3-6-14
NJ Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher says that a good, cold and hearty winter is fine for the farms because it kills off disease and pests.