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150407Flanagan

Scope of Exxon Pollution More Than Just Bayway, Bayonne Refineries

4-7-15
The settlement with Exxon waives its responsibility for pollution from leaks and spills at hundreds of local gas stations across New Jersey.
150406Cruz

Public Review Period of Exxon Deal Begins Today

4-6-15
The DEP released a copy of the Exxon settlement today to start the review and comment period on it. Environmentalists have blasted the deal while others have said it's the most realistic agreement.
The cherry trees in Branch Brook Park will be in full bloom for three weeks in April. Photo: Nick Romanenko/Rutgers University

Newark’s Cherry Blossoms Thrive with Rutgers’ Help

4-1-15
Rutgers master gardeners and alumni play a key role maintaining the largest cherry tree collection in the U.S.
150331Mike

Turning Waste into Energy

3-31-15
Ridgewood's Department of Public Works is making waste profitable, saving money for taxpayers and reducing greenhouse gases.
150327Wanko

Severe Icing the Cause for More Seals on New Jersey Coast

3-27-15
The Marine Mammal Stranding Center has been helping seals that have found themselves on the New Jersey coast. The founding director says the frozen bays kept seals where they were to feed instead of swimming away.
150326Vannozzi

Fighting Over How to Spend Open Space Funding

3-26-15
After voters approved a constitutional amendment creating a dedicated, permanent source of funding for open space, lawmakers are discussing how to split the money.
150325Cruz

Plan to Reduce Pollution Worries Some Residents

3-25-15
Those living in the Greenville section of Jersey City say a plan to reduce truck pollution will bring environmental dangers to their neighborhood.
Assemblywoman Grace Spencer

Plans to Divvy Up State’s Open-Space Funds Continue to Raise a Clamor

3-23-15
There’s the Assembly proposal, the Senate plan and the administration’s approach -- none of which satisfy all interested parties.
150320Brenda

Controversy Over South Plainfield Superfund Site Cleanup

3-20-15
Some are criticizing a $22 million settlement to clean up a Superfund site in South Plainfield, saying the full cleanup will cost much more.
150320Orton

Film Festival Puts Environment in the Forefront

3-20-15
The Princeton Public Library is hosting its ninth annual Princeton Environmental Film Festival, highlighting environmental issues.