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Beneficial Insect Lab Raises Good Bugs to Kill Bad Ones

8-16-16
New Jersey opened the Phillip Alampi Beneficial Insect Lab, a division the state agriculture department, to raise good bugs to kill the bad ones and bad weeds that attack trees and plants and create an imbalance in the natural order of things.
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Strongest Hurricane Season Since Sandy Expected This Year

8-12-16
The new 2016 hurricane forecast expects 12 to 17 named storms this season, five to eight of them hurricanes and two to four of those major hurricanes.
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Monitoring Water Quality at the Jersey Shore

8-9-16
Environmental officials take to the skies to look for anything that could effect the water quality at the Jersey Shore.
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Nesting Bird Project Manager Talks ‘Intensive Conservation’ of Piping Plovers

8-5-16
Piping plovers, tiny birds that nest on New Jersey's shorelines, are not yet endangered but are under "intensive conservation". Conserve Wildlife Beach Nesting Bird Project Manager Todd Plover explains what that means.
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NJ Freight Bridges Appear to be in Poor Condition

8-2-16
Advocates peer worriedly at a rusty, century-old drawbridge perched on crumbly-looking supports. But without an engineering report, it’s tough to determine whether injuries are structural or cosmetic.
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New Rules Aim to Reduce Farmworkers’ Exposure to Pesticides

7-28-16
Government officials revealed tougher EPA regulations aimed at providing consistent protection to farmworkers across the country.
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Heat Wave Causes Fish Kill at Saddle River County Park

7-25-16
Thousands of fish died at Saddle River County Park as temperatures soared and a fountain that helps aerate the water failed.
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Disagreement Over Highlands Development Plan

7-14-16
The DEP has proposed new rules governing the Highlands that would permit an additional 1,145 septic systems, about 12 percent more than under existing regulations.
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Fire Departments Focus on Solar Panel Safety

7-13-16
Firefighters say solar panel installation creates limited access to the roof, where they vent the smoke from a burning building, and poses the threat of electrocution.
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Mahwah Residents Concerned About New Teterboro Flight Path

7-12-16
Teterboro Airport is testing a new flight path and some Mahway residents say it's negatively affecting their quality of life.