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160421Vannozzi

Conditions Ripe for Wildfires in NJ

4-21-16
New Jersey is in the midst of a lingering dry spell and it’s got fire officials on high alert.
160415Flanagan

NJ Motorists Will Soon Have to Pay for Emissions Re-Inspection

4-15-16
New Jersey's Motor Vehicle Commission is doing away with the tailpipe emissions test May 1 and within a few months, motorists who fail the new emissions test will have to pay to get re-inspected.
EarthDay2016

New Jersey Earth Day 2016 Events

4-15-16
April 22 is Earth Day, but there are events happening throughout New Jersey during much of the month.
160401Vannozzi

Climate Change Causes NJ Growing Season to Start Earlier

4-1-16
New research has found New Jersey's growing season for farmers is starting earlier, more like Maryland or Virginia, since temperatures are warming.
160401Delmore

Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival Starts April 9

4-1-16
The 40th annual Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival begins April 9 in Branch Brook Park.
160329Vannozzi

Environmentalists Fight Great Adventure’s Solar Site

3-29-16
Six environmental groups have filed a lawsuit against Six Flags Great Adventure to stop the building of solar panels at the Jackson facility that would require the removal of 15,000 trees.
160322Vannozzi

Opposition to Approved NJ Natural Gas Pipeline Continues

3-22-16
Opponents of the New Jersey Natural Gas pipeline have vowed to fight it in court with municipalities lobbying elected officials for their help.
160317Flanagan

Report: Sea Level Rise Could Displace Hundreds of Thousands in NJ

3-17-16
A study found a three-foot sea level rise could displace more than 300,000 New Jersey residents. A six-foot increase could force more than 800,000 New Jersey residents to relocate.
160317Cecil

VP of Stewardship for NJ Audubon Society Talks Plans to Preserve Sparta Mountain Forest

3-17-16
Vice President of Stewardship for New Jersey Audubon Society John Cecil talks about the Sparta Mountain Forest Stewardship Plan to preserve the Sparta Mountain Forests.
160316Hill

EPA to Try Two Cleanup Methods in Pompton Lakes

3-16-16
Groundwater beneath Pompton Lakes homes is a health threat because of a DuPont plant where munitions were made. The EPA is now trying two different methods to try to address pollution concerns.