New Jersey Sierra Club Director Jeff Tittel says that the Department of Environmental Protection did not protect the environment in New Jersey when it agreed to a settlement with Exxon for contaminating refinery sites.
Sen. Ray Lesniak and a group of environmentalists have asked a Superior Court judge to let them legally intervene in the Exxon settlement case. The company has agreed to pay $225 million to the state of New Jersey for environmental damage, but opponents say Exxon owes close to $9 billion.
Although the glitches that affected United Airlines, New York Stock Exchange and Wall Street Journal weren't cyber attacks, security experts say the shutdowns do raise concerns about the vulnerability of our systems.
Because of increased chatter the Department of Homeland Security has seen, New Jersey State Police are deploying an additional 120 troopers and increasing checks on suspicious vehicles, bags and people.
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