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Creating an Oyster Reef in Barnegat Bay

4-16-15
The American Littoral Society is working to create a new oyster reef in the Barnegat Bay to help restore the oyster population.
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Clean Air Council Hearing Encourages More Standards to Reduce Air Pollution

4-14-15
The Clean Air Council held a hearing in Trenton where representatives from New Jersey and neighboring states discussed what can be done to reduce air pollution in the region.
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NJ Spotlight Environment Writer Discusses Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions

4-10-15
NJ Spotlight founder and environment writer Tom Johnson talks about New Jersey's 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by one-fifth from 1990 levels.
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2015 Earth Day Events in NJ

4-10-15
April 22 is Earth Day, but there are events happening throughout New Jersey during much of the month.
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2015 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival Events

4-9-15
The 2015 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park is set to be held from Saturday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 22.
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Scope of Exxon Pollution More Than Just Bayway, Bayonne Refineries

4-7-15
The settlement with Exxon waives its responsibility for pollution from leaks and spills at hundreds of local gas stations across New Jersey.
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Public Review Period of Exxon Deal Begins Today

4-6-15
The DEP released a copy of the Exxon settlement today to start the review and comment period on it. Environmentalists have blasted the deal while others have said it's the most realistic agreement.
The cherry trees in Branch Brook Park will be in full bloom for three weeks in April. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Newark’s Cherry Blossoms Thrive with Rutgers’ Help

4-1-15
Rutgers master gardeners and alumni play a key role maintaining the largest cherry tree collection in the U.S.
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Turning Waste into Energy

3-31-15
Ridgewood's Department of Public Works is making waste profitable, saving money for taxpayers and reducing greenhouse gases.
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Severe Icing the Cause for More Seals on New Jersey Coast

3-27-15
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has been helping seals that have found themselves on the New Jersey coast. The founding director says the frozen bays kept seals where they were to feed instead of swimming away.