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140814Tittel

NJ Sierra Club Director: Fracking Bill’s About Clean Water, Not Politics

8-14-14
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says the fracking bill that Gov. Christie vetoed is not a political issue, but is about clean water.
140813Fagin

Environmental Reporter Discusses Book About Toms River Chemical Exposure

8-13-14
Environmental reporter and author Dan Fagin says that Toms River had welcomed a company that helped the town economically, but also exposed residents to harmful chemicals.
140812Duffy

Ragweed Season Has Come Early This Year

8-12-14
Ragweed pollen has shown up in New Jersey earlier than usual this year, which has worried some with allergies.

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 ...
140811Hill

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.
140811Lesniak

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.
140811Duffy

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 ...
140808RGGI

Environmental Activist Voice Concerns In RGGI Hearing

8-8-14
Environmental activists voiced their concerns over the RGGI during a public hearing.