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Municipalities Use Solar Power to Save Money

7-3-14
Several municipalities in New Jersey are using solar panels to create power, saving money in the process.

Christie kicks off July 4 weekend at Jersey Shore

7-3-14
POINT PLEASANT BEACH, N.J. (AP) — Gov. Chris Christie enjoyed an early start to the July 4 weekend with a walk along the boardwalk at Point Pleasant Beach. Christie spent more than an hour Thursday afternoon shaking hands, high-fiving little kids ...

Judge allows NJ Superfund site lawsuit to proceed

7-3-14
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A federal judge has allowed a lawsuit over the approximately $80 million cleanup of a Superfund site along Raritan Bay to proceed. The ruling means NL Industries can continue its attempt to share the costs of the cleanup of the ...
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Learn the Facts of Drowning

7-3-14
It's important to know how to prevent drowning and what to do if it happens, especially during the summer season.

Experts monitor whale in waters off NY, New Jersey

7-3-14
NEW YORK (AP) — Experts say they've been monitoring reports of a humpback whale in the waters between New York City and New Jersey. The Advance (http://bit.ly/VHHuPx ) says a boater made a video of the whale last week off Staten Island. Mendy ...

Ocean Grove boardwalk reopens

7-3-14
NEPTUNE, N.J. (AP) — One of New Jersey's last boardwalks destroyed by Superstorm Sandy has reopened. Gov. Chris Christie was on hand Thursday, saying the Ocean Grove boardwalk marks the close of another chapter in the Jersey shore's recovery. The ...

APNewsBreak: NJ wants court to stop ocean research

7-2-14
BARNEGAT LIGHT, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey environmental officials will seek a court order blocking a plan to carry out seismic research by blasting the ocean floor with sound waves. The state Department of Environmental Protection tells the Associated ...
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Environment NJ Director: Electric Cars Would Cut Down 55 Million Gallons of Gas By 2025

7-1-14
Environment New Jersey Director Doug O'Malley says that by driving electric vehicles, the equivalent of 55 million gallons of gas would be cut down by 2025.

Feds OK ocean seismic test; some fear for sea life

7-1-14
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — A federal agency has approved a plan to conduct seismic testing off the New Jersey coast, despite opponents' fears it could harm marine life and disrupt the state's fishing industry. The National Marine Fisheries Service ...

Jersey shore unfazed by great white shark surge

7-1-14
SHIP BOTTOM, N.J. (AP) — Despite a surge in the great white shark population and some recent sightings off the Jersey shore, beachgoers still plan to hit the beach for the Fourth of July weekend. A study by National Oceanic and Atmospheric ...