The kind of severe storm and flooding that previously hit our region once every 500 years, is now pummeling us every 24. High flood levels were reported after 1970s after carbon emissions spikes. Sea level rise is occurring six times faster now.
Advocates against the proposed PennEast pipeline -- running from along a 118-mile corridor that crosses the Delaware River and then runs southwest in New Jersey -- marched and chanted their objections to the plan.
This August has been one of the driest months in the past 90 years and water usage is up from last year's levels. Without rain in the forecast, moderate drought status could be declared by the end of the week,
Major funding for NJTV News provided by Barnabas Health, Horizon Blue Cross Blue Shield of New Jersey, New Jersey Education Association, New Jersey Manufacturers Insurance Group, PSE&G, and Wells Fargo.
Additional support for NJTV News is made possible by The Hyde and Watson Foundation, The Rita Allen Foundation, The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, The E.J. Grassmann Trust, The Healthcare Foundation of New Jersey, The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The F.M. Kirby Foundation, and The Union Foundation.