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150122Wanko

NJ Bald Eagle Population at All Time High

1-22-15
Although bald eagles are still listed on New Jersey's endangered species list, the number of birds has increased to an all time high.
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Feds Find Fault With NJ Bill That Would Ease Restrictions on Wetlands

1-14-15
The Senate environmental committee voted out a measure that could open up the Pinelands and other areas to extensive cranberry farming.
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More Than 20 Percent of State’s Drinking Water Never Makes It to the Tap

1-9-15
New Jersey’s decrepit water infrastructure is responsible for huge waste and higher prices for homes and businesses.
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State DEP Takes Steps to Curb Sewage Runoff Into Surface Water

1-8-15
Some laud state agency for addressing long-standing problems with century-old infrastructure, others dismiss scheme as too little too late.
150107Wanko

Christmas Trees Help Replenish Bradley Beach Dunes

1-7-15
The Bradley Beach DPW is using donated cut Christmas trees to help replenish sand dunes Hurricane Sandy destroyed.
150105Wanko

Preservation Program Protects NJ Farmland

1-5-15
Over 212,000 acres of farmland in New Jersey have been permanently protected under the Farmland Preservation Program.
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Pinelands Preservation Assistant Exec. Director: Report Shows Critical Roles In Pinelands Protection

1-2-15
Pinelands Preservation Alliance Assistant Executive Director Jaclyn Rhoads says that the annual State of the Pinelands report shows the various ways the Pinelands Reservation is being protected.
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New Frog Species Discovered

12-26-14
The Atlantic Coast leopard frog, a new species, makes a different sound than the other types of leopard frogs.
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Cherry Hill Awarded Grant for Recycling Program

12-24-14
Cherry Hill's single stream recycling program makes it easy for residents to recycle and saves the township money.
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NY/NJ Baykeeper: Public Lacks Engagement to Protect Waterways

12-24-14
NY/NJ Baykeeper Executive Director Debbie Mans says that public lacks the engagement and knowledge needed to better protect New Jersey's waterways.