MSEIA President: Solar Sector’s Growing in New Jersey

Mid-Atlantic Solar Energy Industries Association President Dennis Wilson says the solar sector is growing in New Jersey but is growing more on the residential side rather than the business side.

Hunt on for large, exotic snake in New Jersey lake

JEFFERSON, N.J. (AP) — Traps have been set amid reports of a large exotic snake that animal control officers and a private reptile expert have been hunting for in New Jersey's Lake Hopatcong (hoh-PAHT'-cong). Local animal control officers placed ...

Officials Discuss Stormwater and Sewer Concerns

Sen. Bob Smith is sponsoring two bills to address New Jersey's stormwater and sewer problems.

As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt. The once-thriving New England gray seal population ...

Rep. Pallone: BPU Should Look at Offshore Wind Farms Over Long Term

Congressman Frank Pallone says that the Board of Public Utilities needs to look at the offshore wind farm proposals over the long term because he thinks that eventually when they become more common, the costs will decrease.

Gypsy moths on decline in New Jersey

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's gypsy moth population appears on the decline. State Agriculture Secretary Douglas Fisher says an aerial survey shows the amount of tree damage caused by the caterpillars this year is less than half of what it was ...

NJ DEP Warns Against Eating Fish, Crabs from Passaic River

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has warned residents that the Passaic River's fish and blue claw crabs contain toxins that can cause illness if consumed.

Feds propose offshore windmill leases in NJ

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is proposing leases for windmill power projects off the New Jersey coast. The federal Department of the Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Management on Thursday proposed sale of leases for nearly ...

New Jersey nuke plant restarted after repairs

LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The nation's oldest operating nuclear plant has resumed operations after it was taken offline temporarily so crews could inspect safety equipment and make repairs. The Oyster Creek plant in Lacey Township resumed full ...

Seal at New Jersey’s Jenkinson’s Aquarium dies

POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — One of the harbor seals that has entertained visitors for more than two decades at New Jersey's Jenkinson's Aquarium has died. Coral was 23 years old. Coral had a bloody nose on Saturday, which isn't uncommon ...