The DEP calls South Jersey Gas' initial proposal the "preferred alternative."
The Garden State has only two alternative fueling stations for every 100,000 vehicles, the second-lowest ranking in the country.
The Rutgers New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station has created strawberry plants that are better suited for NJ.
Ocearch, a non-profit dedicated to researching large predators, captured and tagged great white shark Mary Lee.
Medical professionals say this allergy season is particularly bad with intense pollen production.
The American Lung Association is concerned about New Jersey's air quality.
Rent The Chicken has now expanded to other areas, including NJ and business has quintupled.
DEP Commissioner Bob Martin defended the $225 million settlement with Exxon.
Congressman Frank Pallone (D-6) says that dangers still exist with offshore drilling and that the further out drilling takes place, the greater the possibility of an oil spill.
Essex County is adding 1,000 cherry trees to Branch Brook Park this year, bringing the total to 5,000 trees. The park becomes a tourist attraction each spring when the cherry blossoms bloom.
A Senate committee chose Earth Day to discuss New Jersey's water supply plan.
Environmentalists are upset with Six Flags Great Adventure's plan to clear about 18,000 trees on 90 acres of forest land to construct a solar power system.
On the eve of Earth Day, volunteers participated in Trenton's 28th Annual Clean Communities Litter March.
Young people learn to shear sheep at Howell Living History Farm in Hopewell Township.
Beaches will be getting 1.4 million cubic yards of sand to replenish what was lost during Hurricane Sandy.