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150730Flanagan

Judge Hears Final Arguments of Proposed Exxon Settlement

7-30-15
Judge Michael Hogan heard final arguments in the proposed Exxon settlement case after sitting through trial testimony and reading through public comments. He said parties shouldn't expect a decision until the end of August.
150730Cruz

Ironbound Residents Say EPA Emissions Deal Welcome But Not Nearly Enough

7-30-15
The EPA, Port Authority and terminal operators at Port Newark are working to reduce truck idling to improve air quality in the city.
150730Wanko

Looking at New Jersey’s Thriving Peach Industry

7-30-15
New Jersey ranks fourth in the nation in peach production, totaling $27.9 million.
150729Wanko

Finishing Final Phase of Oyster Restoration Project in Barnegat Bay

7-29-15
The American Littoral Society emptied bags of oyster shells on a reef in Barnegat Bay to complete an oyster restoration project.
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Environmentalists Head Back to Court to Be Heard in ExxonMobil Case

7-29-15
Five "green" groups have asked an appellate panel to let them intervene in the controversial legal action.
150727Wanko

Helping Hearts Rescues Horses

7-27-15
Helping Hearts Equine Rescue in Perrineville gives horses a second chance at life.
150724Delmore

Gypsy Moth Caterpillars Wreak Havoc on North Jersey Trees

7-24-15
The gypsy moth population is booming in North Jersey, which is bad news for trees since the caterpillars are voracious leaf eaters.
150723Wanko

Hot, Dry Weather Helps Grapes Thrive

7-23-15
The hot, dry weather New Jersey has been experiencing is good for growing grapes.
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As Old Computer Monitors and Electronics Pile Up, Environmental Risk Grows

7-21-15
Many e-waste recyclers can no longer find vendors interested in their offerings, increasing the likelihood that lead will leach into soil.
150720Wanko

NJDEP Monitors Water Quality from the Air

7-20-15
The NJDEP Bureau of Marine Water Monitoring flies over the coast six days a week to ensure the water is safe for swimmers.