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NJ’s black bear hunt begins Monday

12-6-13
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey's black bear hunting season begins just before dawn on Monday. The six-day hunt will take place in four designated areas in parts of Sussex, Warren, Morris, Passaic Bergen, Somerset and Hunterdon counties. Hunters, ...
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Environmental Group Says NJ Should Tap Offshore Wind Energy

12-5-13
Environment New Jersey says the Garden State has the highest potential for offshore wind energy and should take advantage now before other states leap to the forefront.
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New Jersey Shore Likely Faces Unprecedented Flooding by Mid-Century

12-5-13
Scientists project Jersey Shore sea level to rise 11 to 15 inches higher than the global average for next century.
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Proposed Natural Gas Pipeline Through Pinelands Sparks Debate

12-4-13
The New Jersey Pinelands Commission met to discuss a proposed 22-mile natural gas pipeline through portions of the Pinelands.
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NFL Will Donate Products After Super Bowl

12-4-13
NFL Environmental Program Director Jack Groh says that the NFL donates products after the Super Bowl so they do not end up in landfills.

Hope Creek nuclear plant in south NJ back online

12-4-13
LOWER ALLOWAYS CREEK TOWNSHIP, N.J. (AP) — The Hope Creek nuclear plant in southern New Jersey is back in service, three days after it was taken offline because high moisture was found in the steam that spins the plant's turbine. PSEG Nuclear ...

Hearing Monday on Pinelands gas pipe plan

12-4-13
PEMBERTON, N.J. (AP) — A public hearing will be held next week on a plan to run a natural gas pipeline through part of the southern New Jersey Pinelands. The Pinelands Commission discussed the plan Wednesday but did not vote on it. A public hearing ...
There are many options for New Jerseyans interested in cutting down their own Christmas trees, including Wyckoff's Christmas Tree Farm in Belvidere.

NJ Farms Where You Can Cut Down Your Own Christmas Tree

12-4-13
There are options throughout New Jersey where you can cut down your own Christmas tree for the holiday season.

Fire in Atlantic City school parking lot

12-4-13
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Five vehicles were damaged in a fire in the employee parking lot at Atlantic City's New York Avenue School. The fire began Wednesday when an engine caught fire in one employee's car. Fire Chief Dennis Brooks tells The ...

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 ...