Paulsboro Residents Worried About Safety of Tap Water

Residents of Paulsboro have filed a federal lawsuit against Solvay, claiming the company released chemicals affecting the tap water.

Penn Foundation to fund $35M in watershed grants

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The William Penn Foundation is funding $35 million of multi-year grants to protect and restore portions of the Delaware River watershed in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, and Delaware. The grants will fund more than 40 ...

Democrat: NJ should return to carbon-curbing pact

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — State Senate President Stephen Sweeney is attempting to require New Jersey to re-enter a multistate carbon pollution reduction program through legislation. The Senate's Environment Committee will hear a bill on the Regional ...

Sen. Gillibrand asks for update of oil spill plans

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand is urging the Environmental Protection Agency and the Coast Guard to upgrade contingency plans for oil spills in New York and New Jersey. Gillibrand says safety guidelines need to be updated because the ...

Rep. Holt Calls for Continued Moratorium on Fracking

Congressman Rush Holt is calling for the Delaware River Basin Committee to ban fracking because many people in New Jersey are dependent on the Delaware River for their drinking water and what happens upstream affects it.

Groups oppose ocean blasting plan off NJ coast

Environmental and fishing groups are opposing a plan by three universities and the National Science Foundation to carry out seismic blast tests on the ocean floor off the New Jersey coast this summer. The groups say the tests could harm or kill ...

Airports Search for Ways to Reduce Bird Strikes

The Port Authority has tried trapping, relocating and killing wildlife around Newark and Teterboro airports to reduce the number of birds hitting planes.

Whelan Says Rejected Wind Farm Plan is a Lost Opportunity

Sen. Jim Whelan says that the wind farm plan the Board of Public Utilities rejected is a lost opportunity for New Jersey.

Court: Christie improperly cut pollution rules

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A New Jersey appeals court has ruled the Christie administration improperly repealed regulations that cut power plant pollution. The appeal stems from a 2012 lawsuit by environmental groups challenging the way the state ...

Missing New Jersey horse found

MAHWAH, N.J. (AP) — A missing horse is back in the barn following a nine-day search that spanned parts of New Jersey and New York. Chief had bolted after he slipped on ice and his rider had dismounted on March 15. The family that rescued the ...