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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.
160314Smith

Can New Jersey Use 80 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050?

3-14-16
A bill seeking to make New Jersey predominately dependent on renewable energy by the year 2050 is being reintroduced after Gov. Christie previously pocket vetoed it.
160308Delmore

Aerial Saw Saves Crews Time Trimming Trees

3-8-16
The aerial saw, with its 10 spinning blades that are suspended from a helicopter, has the potential to save JCP&L crews time and effort when it comes to trimming trees.
160304Hill

Companies to Pay $1.4B to Clean Up Passaic River

3-4-16
The EPA announced it will get dozens of companies to pay $1.4 billion to clean up toxic waste they dumped into the lower eight miles of the Passaic River for decades.