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160308Delmore

Aerial Saw Saves Crews Time Trimming Trees

3-8-16
The aerial saw, with its 10 spinning blades that are suspended from a helicopter, has the potential to save JCP&L crews time and effort when it comes to trimming trees.
160304Hill

Companies to Pay $1.4B to Clean Up Passaic River

3-4-16
The EPA announced it will get dozens of companies to pay $1.4 billion to clean up toxic waste they dumped into the lower eight miles of the Passaic River for decades.
160226Flanagan

Fishing for Energy Project Turns Marine Debris Into Energy

2-26-16
Old crab pots litter the sea floor. Energy company Covanta is converting that debris into electricity.
Climate change is forcing some species of migrating fish to shift their range toward the poles, which means big changes for people whose livelihoods depend on those fish.

Climate Change Takes from the Poor, Gives to the Rich, Study Finds

2-24-16
As fish and other natural resources move in response to climate change, wealth moves with them.
160223Hill

Water Tampers with Fish Hormones, Causing Males to Develop Female Traits

2-23-16
The U.S. Geological Survey has found water is tampering with the hormones of male bass, causing them to develop female reproductive traits.
160222Wanko

Millions of Plastic Particles in NY/NJ Harbor

2-22-16
The latest New York-New Jersey Baykeeper report has found about 165 million plastic particles floating at any given time in the New York-New Jersey Harbor. Those particles can make their way to other waterways and be eaten by animals and ultimately people.
160217Montgomery

Pinelands Preservation Alliance Report Details Setbacks

2-17-16
A bleak outlook for the Pinelands. That's the conclusion of the 9th annual report by the advocacy group the Pinelands Preservation Alliance.
160209Flanagan

Debate Over Plans to Reduce Hoboken Flooding

2-9-16
Hoboken residents agree that something needs to be done to reduce flooding, but they don't seem to want a seawall as the solution.
160121Flanagan

Officials, Environmental Advocates Fight Liberty State Park Development

1-21-16
Jersey City Mayor Steve Fulop, Senate President Steve Sweeney and Sen. Loretta Weinberg are among the officials fighting a state proposal to develop areas of Liberty State Park in Jersey City.
160120Wanko

Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge Cares for Animals

1-21-16
The Woodford Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge in Medford takes care of injured animals, releasing some back into the wild.