Frank Calandriello said the city wouldn't be dealing with more instances of chromium in residents' basements if the DEP properly cleaned up a 3,000-gallon spill in 1983.
A natural gas power plant is approved for construction in one of Newark’s most vibrant neighborhoods.
Heavy rainfall didn't deter Lacey Township students from picking up trash near their high school.
The DEP began hearings Wednesday regarding new rules that would give greater say to municipalities.
Environment New Jersey issued a report that found 8.5 million pounds of toxic chemicals in the state's waters, though the DEP rejects the report.
The warm temperatures during the winter and early spring have caused fruit trees to bloom prematurely, which could cause problems in spring frosts.
The southern pine beetles settle into the tree bark, killing the trees. To stop the spread of infestations, the DEP is monitoring tree removal.