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Environmental Activist Voice Concerns In RGGI Hearing

8-8-14
Environmental activists voiced their concerns over the RGGI during a public hearing.
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MSU Researchers Look at Jellyfish Infestation in Barnegat Bay

8-8-14
A Montclair State University research team in looking into the infestation of jellyfish in Barnegat Bay.

Environmental advocates urge state to rejoin RGGI

8-8-14
HOBOKEN, N.J. (AP) — Environmental advocates have weighed in at a public hearing on the Christie administration's proposal to formally repeal rules aimed at reducing pollution from power plants. Friday's hearing comes more than two years after Gov. ...

Mechanical issues thwart seismic research project

8-8-14
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (AP) — A seismic research project that has faced steep criticism will be postponed to next summer. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1oMtqyu) reports that a project aimed at studying sea level rise by sending sound ...
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Phoenix Park to Take Place of Brownfield in Camden

8-7-14
In Camden, Phoenix Park is taking over a brownfield -- the former American Minerals industrial site, which was contaminated with radium and thorium.
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A Visit to Cape May Lighthouse on National Lighthouse Day

8-7-14
This National Lighthouse Day, we visited the historic Cape May Lighthouse, which stands nearly 160 feet tall and was first lit in 1859.

NRG to close Illinois coal plant in clean-air move

8-7-14
CHICAGO (AP) — An energy company has announced plans to close one Illinois coal-fired generating unit in Romeoville and convert a facility in Joliet to natural gas to reduce carbon dioxide emissions. The company says the move will eliminate 250 ...

Forecasters expect slower Atlantic storm season

8-7-14
MIAMI (AP) — Federal forecasters say the Atlantic hurricane season will be even quieter than predicted, thanks to atmospheric and oceanic conditions suppressing storm formation. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration still expects ...
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NJDEP Offers Grants to Help Pay for Removal of Leaking Oil Tanks

8-5-14
New Jersey homeowners may be able to apply for a Department of Environmental Protection grant to pay for the removal of leaking underground oil tanks, but wait times are long.
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NJ Animal Shelters Struggle to Meet Demand

8-5-14
Animal shelters in New Jersey are finding the needs of animals is outpacing their financial means.