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150515Flanagan

DEP Evaluates South Jersey Gas Pipeline Route Through Pinelands

5-15-15
The DEP letter evaluating potential pipeline routes calls South Jersey Gas' initial proposal the "preferred alternative."
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Running on Empty? Mapping New Jersey’s Alternative-Fuel Stations

5-15-15
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country.
150514Wanko

Rutgers Scarlet Strawberry Has More Flavor Than Its Counterparts

5-14-15
The Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station has created strawberry plants that are better suited for New Jersey's climate and produce better tasting fruit.
150513Wanko

Tracking a Great White Shark Off the Jersey Shore

5-13-15
Ocearch, a non-profit dedicated to researching large predators, captured and tagged great white shark Mary Lee near Cape Cod three years ago. She's been tracked off the Jersey Shore and thousands of Twitter followers.
150512Wanko

Allergy Sufferers Face Tough Pollen Season

5-12-15
Medical professionals say this allergy season is particularly bad with intense pollen production.
150430Wanko

Report Gives 11 of 15 NJ Counties an F for High Ozone Days

4-30-15
The American Lung Association's State of the Air Report found 11 of the 15 counties monitored got an F for High Ozone Days. The organization is concerned about New Jersey's air quality.
150429Flanagan

Chicken Rental Business Booming

4-29-15
Rent The Chicken, which started renting chickens and coops in Pennsylvania two years ago, has now expanded to other areas, including New Jersey and business has quintupled.
150427Flanagan

Assembly Questions DEP Commissioner About Exxon Settlement

4-27-15
During a budget committee hearing, members of the Assembly asked DEP Commissioner Bob Martin about the reasoning behind the $225 million settlement with Exxon.
150427Pallone

Rep. Pallone: Dangers Still Exist with Offshore Drilling

4-27-15
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) says that dangers still exist with offshore drilling and that the further out drilling takes place, the greater the possibility of an oil spill.
150424Wanko

Admiring Cherry Blossoms in Branch Brook Park

4-24-15
Essex County is adding 1,000 cherry trees to Branch Brook Park this year, bringing the total to 5,000 trees. The park becomes a tourist attraction each spring when the cherry blossoms bloom.