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Rescue crews free entangled leatherback turtle

8-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rescuers have come to the aid of a large leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear off the southern New Jersey coast. Someone aboard a recreational fishing boat spotted the 800-pound turtle Saturday, notified the ...
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Fracking Waste Ban Veto Raises Question Of Override

8-11-14
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would ban fracking waste in the state but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the bill.
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Sen. Lesniak: Sports Betting Would Breathe Life Back Into Atlantic City

8-11-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak that sports betting would breathe life back into Atlantic City and into Revel.
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East Coast Greenway Between Jersey City and Newark is Overgrown

8-11-14
 The portion of the East Coast Greenway connecting Jersey City and Newark is overgrown with weeds affecting bikers.

Christie OKs $1.3B in water plant protection

8-11-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's critical water and sewer plants will get nearly $1.3 billion in upgrades and storm protection measures under a bill signed Monday by Gov. Chris Christie. The governor authorized $1.28 billion for improvements ...

Christie vetoes bill banning fracking waste

8-8-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie has once again vetoed legislation that would have banned the state from treating or storing waste products from natural gas drilling. Christie on Friday said the proposed ban on treating, disposing or ...
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Environmental Activist Voice Concerns In RGGI Hearing

8-8-14
Environmental activists voiced their concerns over the RGGI during a public hearing.
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MSU Researchers Look at Jellyfish Infestation in Barnegat Bay

8-8-14
A Montclair State University research team in looking into the infestation of jellyfish in Barnegat Bay.

Environmental advocates urge state to rejoin RGGI

8-8-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Environmental advocates have weighed in at a public hearing on the Christie administration's proposal to formally repeal rules aimed at reducing pollution from power plants. Friday's hearing comes more than two years after Gov. ...

Mechanical issues thwart seismic research project

8-8-14
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (AP) — A seismic research project that has faced steep criticism will be postponed to next summer. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1oMtqyu) reports that a project aimed at studying sea level rise by sending sound ...