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Volunteers clean up rotting dead fish from Belmar beach

5-16-14
BELMAR, N.J. (AP) — Volunteers braved stomach-turning stench and a stiff wind to pick up thousands of rotting dead fish from the Belmar beach. Friday's cleanup came four days after a massive fish kill in the Shark River left thousands of dead moss ...
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Tons of Dead Fish Line Shark River Shores

5-15-14
A fish kill in South Jersey has left officials with a mess. Public works crews have disposed of nearly 3.5 tons of dead fish so far.
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Fishermen’s Energy COO: Off-Shore Wind Farm Project Will Go to Court

5-15-14
Fisherman's Energy COO and General Counsel Paul Gallagher says that the company is going to have the matter of its off-shore wind farm proposal litigated in court.

Land in Barnegat Bay watershed bought, preserved

5-15-14
JACKSON, N.J. (AP) — Government officials and a conservation group are buying nearly 300 acres of land in the fragile Barnegat Bay watershed in Jackson Township. The 293-acre tract is being bought for $4.5 million from the developer Hovbilt, Inc. ...

Pinelands commission: no soccer tourneys at farm

5-15-14
HAMMONTON, N.J. (AP) — A youth soccer tournament may have to move to another site after the Pinelands Commission barred it from hosting games on a southern New Jersey turf farm. The South Jersey Elite Barons Soccer Academy predicts it would ...

Dog’s best friend? Other dogs that give blood

5-14-14
HARLEYSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — Everyone knows about bloodmobiles for humans. But a bloodmobile for dogs? The University of Pennsylvania's veterinary school operates a mobile lab to make it easier for canines to make life-saving donations. Dogs might ...

Climber who fell 1,000 feet to death is named

5-13-14
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Rescuers released the name of a climber from New Jersey who fell about 1,000 feet from the top of Oregon's tallest peak. The Hood River County Sheriff's Office says 57-year-old Robert Cormier of Jersey City, New Jersey, died ...

New fans planned for Atlantic City tunnel

5-13-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Officials plan to buy new fans to help keep the air clean in the Atlantic City tunnel. The tunnel links the Atlantic City Expressway with Marina District casinos. South Jersey Transportation Authority spokesman Kevin ...
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Officials Investigate Fish Kill in Shark River

5-12-14
Tens of thousands of menhaden, also called bunker, fish have been found dead in Shark River.

NJ Senate votes to ban fracking waste

5-12-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The New Jersey Senate has voted to ban treating or storing waste products created by natural gas drillers. The legislation approved Monday also stops the use of waste water from hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, for deicing or ...