Kodak agrees to pay for 3 site cleanups in NY, NJ

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — Environmental claims against Eastman Kodak have been resolved with settlement agreements between the federal government and the company. The settlements were announced Wednesday by the Environmental Protection Agency and U.S. ...

Newark Students Create Sewer Guard to Reduce Pollution

Students at Oliver Street School in Newark have designed and made a sewer guard to reduce the amount of garbage entering the waterways. They are finalists in a national Samsung competition.

NJ MVC approves disputed new car dealer rule

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey motor vehicle officials have approved a new regulation that would require all new car dealers to obtain a franchise agreement in order to receive a state license. The regulation adopted Tuesday effectively prohibits ...

300 dead birds found in home of NJ animal aide

LITTLE SILVER, N.J. (AP) — Authorities have discovered more than 300 dead birds and the decomposing bodies of animals in the New Jersey homes where a woman who rescued animals lived. Officials found the dead birds in cages stacked from floor to ...

NJ Secretary of Agriculture Says Cold Winter’s Fine for Farms

NJ Secretary of Agriculture Douglas Fisher says that a good, cold and hearty winter is fine for the farms because it kills off disease and pests.
The formation of deep water in the North Atlantic and its circulation around the world, depicted in this image from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

Big Changes in the Deep North Atlantic May Erode Defense Against Global Warming

Changes in ocean circulation may dramatically accelerate global climate change.

Fair Share Housing Director: Bill for Sandy Cleanup Puzzling

Fair Share Housing Center Associate Director Kevin Walsh says it puzzling to see HGI bills higher than expected when the company did not produce any reports for their Hurricane Sandy work.

Environmentalists Concerned About Road Salt Effects

Environmentalists are concerned that the abundant use of road salt this winter will adversely affect waterways.

East Coast fishing communities get disaster aid

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — East Coast states are getting nearly $36 million in disaster relief funding for communities that have suffered severe economic losses due to declining fish populations. The funding is part of $75 million being sent from the ...

Park commission asks LG to reduce tower height

FORT LEE, N.J. (AP) — The Palisades Interstate Park Commission has voted to ask an electronics company to reduce the height of a planned building along the Hudson River. The commission unanimously approved a resolution Monday night that stated LG ...