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Lawmakers Want More Transparency with Trains Carrying Crude Oil

6-22-16
Trains carrying Bakken crude oil travel through New Jersey every week and state lawmakers are supporting right-to-know bills designed to enhance oversight.

Railway Criticized for Storing Flammable Gas in Tankers

6-10-16
Morristown and Erie Railway is storing butane and propane in tankers along the tracks, which is drawing criticism from Morris County officials and homeowners who weren't notified of the plan.

Near Normal Hurricane Season Predicted

6-1-16
Forecasters are predicting a near normal hurricane season with 10 to 16 tropical storms and four to eight hurricanes. Hurricane season runs from June 1 to Nov. 30.

A Look Into Zoo Security Following Cincinnati Zoo Incident

5-30-16
Harambe, a gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo, was killed after a toddler managed to make its way into the animal's exhibit. Following the incident, the security of animal exhibits are being checked and analyzed.

In Asbury Park, DEP Chief Declares the Shore Ship Shape; City Ready for Record Summer Season

5-26-16
NJDEP Commissioner Bob Martin says Jersey Shore beaches are ready for visitors for the summer season.

State Investigation of NJ Recycling Industry Uncovers Shady Practices

5-25-16
The State Commission of Investigation’s look into New Jersey’s recycling industry, called “Dirty Dirt”, uncovered shady, unlicensed operators with ties to the New York mob, exploiting regulatory loopholes to dump tainted construction debris around New Jersey.

NJ Beaches Ready for Memorial Day Weekend Despite Storm Erosion

5-25-16
After damaging coastal storms in September and January, beaches at the Jersey Shore will still be open for visitors Memorial Day weekend.

Christie Vetoes Voter Approved Open Space Funding Amendment

5-24-16
Gov. Chris Christie conditionally vetoed a bill implementing a constitutional amendment dedicating 4 percent of the corporate business tax to preserving open space, farmland and historic sites that voters approved two years ago.

Princeton Plasma Physics Lab Studies Energy Source

5-23-16
The Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory is studying fusion, which researchers believe can be a very important energy source in the future.

Edgewater’s Practice of Gassing Geese Draws Criticism

5-20-16
Advocates protest Edgewater's use of the federal Wildlife Services program that uses carbon dioxide gas to kill Canada geese that have become a nuisance.