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150319Brenda

Judiciary Committee Hears Criticism of Exxon Settlement

3-19-15
The Assembly Judiciary Committee held a hearing on the Exxon settlement.
150319Sturm

NJ Future Senior Director: Upgrading Infrastructure to Keep Sewage Out of Waterways Will Take Time

3-19-15
NJ Future Senior Director of State Policy Chris Sturm says that new permits give sewer treatment utilities three to five years to adopt a plan and specify how they plan to get combined sewer overflows under control.
150316Hill

All About Owls

3-16-15
There are eight species of owls in New Jersey. They hear and fly in ways different from other birds.
150313Flanagan

Residents Blast Exxon Settlement

3-13-15
Those living near the sites ExxonMobil contaminated say the settlement reached with the company doesn't make it pay enough for cleanup.
150312Wanko

Making Maple Syrup in New Jersey

3-12-15
Students learn the technique of making maple syrup at Howell Living History Farm during maple sugaring season, which ends in late March.
1940

Environmentalists Campaign by Bus Ahead of Pinelands Commission Vote

3-12-15
Conservationists hit the road to visit five New Jersey senators still believed to be undecided about the controversial Barr nomination.
150310Wanko

Officials Work to Ban Synthetic Microbeads

3-10-15
Synthetic plastic microbeads used in personal care products pose environmental dangers since they pass through most water treatment systems and end up in waterways.
Credit: Joe Loong

State Senate Moves on Several Fronts to Block Exxon Mobil Settlement

3-10-15
One panel releases resolution condemning the Christie administration’s drastically reduced payout in $8.9 billion case.
150305Flanagan

Officials Question Christie’s Involvement in Exxon Settlement

3-5-15
Environmentalists and some elected officials are questioning Gov. Christie's involvement in the settlement allowing ExxonMobil to pay $225 million for almost $9 billion in environmental damages.
Credit: Pinelands Preservation Alliance

Four Former NJ Governors Move to Block Pinelands Panel Nomination

3-3-15
Two Democrats and two Republicans draft a letter to the state Senate asking legislators to oppose the confirmation of Robert Barr.