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NJ Sierra Club Director: Sandy Aid’s Sitting While People Still Suffer

7-8-14
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says Hurricane Sandy recovery money is sitting in accounts while people are still suffering.

New Jersey nuke plant goes offline for repair work

7-8-14
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has been taken offline temporarily so crews can replace a piece of equipment. The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township was shut down at 8 p.m. Monday. Plant officials say the ...

New Jersey appealing order on ocean sound blasting

7-8-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's administration says it will appeal a judge's ruling that allowed scientists to go ahead with blasting sound waves in the ocean for research. The state government says the research could harm ...

Rip currents still a concern at the Jersey Shore

7-5-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are still being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents. Swimmers were being urged Saturday to remain along beaches protected by life guards and to follow their instructions. And although ...

Only road onto NC island reopening after Arthur

7-5-14
MANTEO, N.C. (AP) — The only road onto a North Carolina barrier island damaged by Hurricane Arthur is being reopened in stages. Permanent residents of Hatteras Island began returning Saturday. Employees of businesses that need to get ready to ...
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Jersey Shore Lifeguards Warn Visitors About Rip Currents

7-4-14
Hurricane Arthur is bringing rip currents to beaches as it moves up the East Coast. Lifeguards warn the conditions could be dangerous for beachgoers.

Jersey Shore braces for Hurricane Arthur’s impact

7-4-14
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Beachgoers at the Jersey Shore are being warned about potentially dangerous rip currents that could be spawned by Hurricane Arthur. The storm also brought periods of heavy rain and gusty winds to some areas as it passed far off ...

Hurricane Arthur weakens to a Category 1 storm

7-4-14
KILL DEVIL HILLS, N.C. (AP) — Hurricane Arthur has weakened to Category 1 storm in the Atlantic after bringing flooding and power outages to North Carolina's Outer Banks overnight. The U.S. National Hurricane Center says Arthur's maximum sustained ...

New Jersey asks judge to block ocean blasting plan

7-3-14
New Jersey environmental officials went to federal court Thursday trying to block a federally approved research plan that involved blasting the ocean floor off New Jersey with loud sound waves. The state Department of Environmental Protection sought ...
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Municipalities Use Solar Power to Save Money

7-3-14
Several municipalities in New Jersey are using solar panels to create power, saving money in the process.