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Advocates Have Given Up on Christie Administration Updating Water Supply Plan

2-9-17
Rutgers Associate Professor Daniel Van Abs, who helped write a water supply plan 21 years ago, has given up on the Christie administration updating the plan.
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Snowy Owls Spotted in New Jersey

2-6-17
The majestic federally protected snowy owls are back from the Arctic and have been seen in New Jersey.
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Winter is the Perfect Time to Eat Blue Crabs

2-6-17
Like bears, crabs hibernate during the winter, feasting for months to prepare, so they are their meatiest this time of year.
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Proposed Fluke Restrictions Have Fishermen Concerned

1-27-17
New Jersey could see a 40 percent reduction in flounder fishing limits. That's more than the 30 percent reduction proposed for other Atlantic states.
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Pinelands Commission Holds Public Hearing on Proposed Gas Pipeline

1-24-17
Protesters objected as the Pinelands Commission accepted final public comments on the proposed 22-mile-long natural gas pipeline for South Jersey Gas through the protected pine barrens.
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Microgrids Could Help Reduce Mass Power Outages

1-16-17
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities is offering towns money to conduct feasibility studies to create microgrids, which work as small-scale, localized power systems.
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Google and PSE&G Team Up to Find Methane Leaks

12-28-16
Using the same cars that take pictures for Google Maps, Google and PSE&G are able to detect methane leaks caused by aging infrastructure.
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Marlboro Dentist Wraps Up Tour of National Parks in Paterson

12-23-16
Dr. Paul Kovalski finished a 30-year journey to visit every national park at Paterson Great Falls.
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Proposed Constitutional Amendment Would Protect Environmental Settlement Money

12-23-16
If the constitutional amendment is approved by voters, funds from environmental settlements will go into a special lockbox to be used by those affected by the pollution.
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Controversy Over Donald Trump’s Pick to Head EPA

12-21-16
President-elect Donald Trump has chosen Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. The Oklahoma attorney general is a vocal climate change science skeptic and among progressive environmental groups, he's called a fossil fuel advocate.