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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 ...

Residents: NJ bridge construction causing problems

BAYONNE, N.J. (AP) — Residents say a project to raise the Bayonne Bridge 60 feet has caused vibrating windows, noise, poor air quality and cracks in their homes. About 50 people outlined their problems with the Port Authority of New York and New ...

Court KOs New Jersey bid to block ocean blasting

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court has cleared the path for seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey that will blast the floor of the Atlantic Ocean with loud noises as part of a climate change research project. The 3rd Circuit ...