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Newark’s Cherry Blossoms Thrive with Rutgers’ Help

4-1-15
Rutgers master gardeners and alumni play a key role maintaining the largest cherry tree collection in the U.S.

Turning Waste into Energy

3-31-15
Ridgewood's Department of Public Works is making waste profitable, saving money for taxpayers and reducing greenhouse gases.

Severe Icing the Cause for More Seals on New Jersey Coast

3-27-15
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has been helping seals that have found themselves on the New Jersey coast. The founding director says the frozen bays kept seals where they were to feed instead of swimming away.

Fighting Over How to Spend Open Space Funding

3-26-15
After voters approved a constitutional amendment creating a dedicated, permanent source of funding for open space, lawmakers are discussing how to split the money.

Plan to Reduce Pollution Worries Some Residents

3-25-15
Those living in the Greenville section of Jersey City say a plan to reduce truck pollution will bring environmental dangers to their neighborhood.

Plans to Divvy Up State’s Open-Space Funds Continue to Raise a Clamor

3-23-15
There’s the Assembly proposal, the Senate plan and the administration’s approach -- none of which satisfy all interested parties.

Controversy Over South Plainfield Superfund Site Cleanup

3-20-15
Some are criticizing a $22 million settlement to clean up a Superfund site in South Plainfield, saying the full cleanup will cost much more.

Film Festival Puts Environment in the Forefront

3-20-15
The Princeton Public Library is hosting its ninth annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival, highlighting environmental issues.

Judiciary Committee Hears Criticism of Exxon Settlement

3-19-15
The Assembly Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Exxon settlement.

NJ Future Senior Director: Upgrading Infrastructure to Keep Sewage Out of Waterways Will Take Time

3-19-15
NJ Future Senior Director of State Policy Chris Sturm says that new permits give sewer treatment utilities three to five years to adopt a plan and specify how they plan to get combined sewer overflows under control.