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Oyster Creek nuke plant to test sirens Tuesday

12-3-13
LACEY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Oyster Creek Nuclear Generating Station will test its emergency sirens Tuesday. It's part of a twice-yearly test that the plant in Lacey Township does annually. The sirens will sound at about 10 a.m. The Ocean ...
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NJ Christmas Tree Farm Wins Contest, Has Trees at White House

12-2-13
Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm in White Township won the best tree in New Jersey and was the grand champion in the 2013 nation Christmas tree contest.

Hope Creek nuclear plant goes offline

12-2-13
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Hope Creek nuclear plant in southern New Jersey is offline after high moisture was found in the steam that spins the plant's turbine. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission says all safety systems ...

$8M deal could clear way for Pinelands pipeline

11-29-13
UPPER TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — A deal appears to be in the works that would enable a 22-mile natural gas pipeline to be built through New Jersey's Pinelands. Under a draft agreement, the Asbury Park Press reports (http://on.app.com/1816RQS ) that ...

Disagreements emerge over how to fund open space

11-27-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's environmental advocates disagree over the best way to fund future open space purchases. The Keep It Green coalition has called on the Assembly to support long-term funding by dedicating a portion of sales tax ...

Just 10 percent of Calif. car chargers delivered

11-21-13
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A New Jersey energy company required by an unusual legal settlement to build an extensive network of electric car chargers throughout California has delivered just 10 percent of what it promised in the first year. The settlement ...
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State Climatologist Says Drought Is Spreading

11-18-13
State Climatologist David Robinson said that the drought is spreading in New Jersey and officials are right at the cusp of putting the drought warning out through the entire state.

New Brunswick Water Department criticized

11-15-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's Environmental Protection Department claims the New Brunswick Water Department and its now-suspended operator repeatedly filed false water quality reports. The DEP says there's no direct evidence that public health ...

NJ biologists remove arrow from deer’s head

11-10-13
ROCKAWAY TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — Wildlife officials have removed an arrow from a young deer's head and released the animal back into the New Jersey woods. The arrow that had completely pierced the 5-month-old male deer's head was removed Saturday by ...
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Beach Replenishment Project Restores Sand Washed Away By Sandy

11-8-13
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is conducting a beach replenishment project from Manasquan to Belmar to replace millions of cubic feet of sand.