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State DEP Takes Steps to Curb Sewage Runoff Into Surface Water

1-8-15
Some laud state agency for addressing long-standing problems with century-old infrastructure, others dismiss scheme as too little too late.
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Christmas Trees Help Replenish Bradley Beach Dunes

1-7-15
The Bradley Beach DPW is using donated cut Christmas trees to help replenish sand dunes Hurricane Sandy destroyed.
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Preservation Program Protects NJ Farmland

1-5-15
Over 212,000 acres of farmland in New Jersey have been permanently protected under the Farmland Preservation Program.
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Pinelands Preservation Assistant Exec. Director: Report Shows Critical Roles In Pinelands Protection

1-2-15
Pinelands Preservation Alliance Assistant Executive Director Jaclyn Rhoads says that the annual State of the Pinelands report shows the various ways the Pinelands Reservation is being protected.
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New Frog Species Discovered

12-26-14
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog, a new species, makes a different sound than the other types of leopard frogs.
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Cherry Hill Awarded Grant for Recycling Program

12-24-14
Cherry Hill's single stream recycling program makes it easy for residents to recycle and saves the township money.
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NY/NJ Baykeeper: Public Lacks Engagement to Protect Waterways

12-24-14
NY/NJ Baykeeper Executive Director Debbie Mans says that public lacks the engagement and knowledge needed to better protect New Jersey's waterways.
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NJ’s Christmas Tree Farms Unboughed by Small Acreage, Decline in Numbers

12-19-14
Choose-and-cut operations branch out by offering hayrides, bonfires and other winter fun.
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Feds Approve Pipeline Proposal That Will Cross NJ’s Protected Public Land

12-19-14
The pipeline will pump natural gas to customers as far away as the Carolinas.
The black sea bass is among many marine species shifting its range northward to cooler waters as the water in its traditional range warms up. Photo: NOAA

Climate Change Pushing Some Fish to Cooler Waters

12-16-14
Rutgers studies suggest updated regulations are needed to protect the stability of marine life.