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Christie Talks Water Quality, AC Climate in Asbury Park

8-15-14
Gov. Christie joined DEP Commissioner Bob Martin in Asbury Park to discuss the water quality at the Jersey Shore, but the economic climate in Atlantic City dominated the conversation.

Christie touts Jersey Shore’s beaches

8-15-14
ASBURY PARK, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie wants families to continue flocking to the beaches of the Jersey shore. Christie took a stroll along the Asbury Park boardwalk Friday to tout the state's 127 miles of coastline. The governor says this ...

Fuel spill affects 2 miles of Rockaway River

8-14-14
MONTVILLE, N.J. (AP) — Authorities in northern New Jersey are cleaning up an oil spill that has affected about two miles of the Rockaway River. Morris County's office of emergency management says the spill occurred Tuesday afternoon in Montville ...
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DEP Works to Restore NJ Wetlands

8-14-14
The Department of Environmental Protection has a pilot project to use material from dredging projects to restore degraded wetlands.
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NJ Sierra Club Director: Fracking Bill’s About Clean Water, Not Politics

8-14-14
New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says the fracking bill that Gov. Christie vetoed is not a political issue, but is about clean water.
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Environmental Reporter Discusses Book About Toms River Chemical Exposure

8-13-14
Environmental reporter and author Dan Fagin says that Toms River had welcomed a company that helped the town economically, but also exposed residents to harmful chemicals.
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Ragweed Season Has Come Early This Year

8-12-14
Ragweed pollen has shown up in New Jersey earlier than usual this year, which has worried some with allergies.

Rescue crews free entangled leatherback turtle

8-12-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Rescuers have come to the aid of a large leatherback turtle entangled in fishing gear off the southern New Jersey coast. Someone aboard a recreational fishing boat spotted the 800-pound turtle Saturday, notified the ...
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Fracking Waste Ban Veto Raises Question Of Override

8-11-14
New Jersey lawmakers passed a bill that would ban fracking waste in the state but Gov. Chris Christie vetoed the bill.
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Sen. Lesniak: Sports Betting Would Breathe Life Back Into Atlantic City

8-11-14
Sen. Ray Lesniak that sports betting would breathe life back into Atlantic City and into Revel.