A new state-led effort is working to shore up New Jersey’s coastal future in light of scientists’ grim predictions about climate change.
Advocates gathered near railroad tracks in Ridgefield Park Tuesday to both remember the tragic oil train accident that killed 47 people in Quebec six years ago and to underscore their opposition to ...
Officials say federal agency is failing to collect data on the importation and use of the known carcinogen
Green water means less green at cash registers and, for now, the state DEP can just keep testing the water.
Environmental advocates, the business community and the state are all on the same side in pushing to protect the Jersey Shore.
The DEP has no timeline for reexamining the rules for public access beaches, but given the contentious history of the issue, it’s bound to be a robust discussion.
The second annual Jersey Shore Beach Report assessed the state's beach water quality nourishment programs.
That dangerous rash-inducing cyanobacteria that closed Lake Hopatcong last week remains.
Several towns in New Jersey have already banned single-use plastic bags. Jersey City is now the largest municipality in the state to implement a ban.
State officials are urging residents to avoid swimming in or coming in contact with Lake Hopatcong after cyanobacteria blooms were confirmed this week by aerial surveillance.
Hoboken's Rebuild by Design project is a four-part water management strategy: Resist the coastal flooding, delay its release, store it, and discharge when it can do the least damage.
Ørsted plans to build a wind farm off the coast of Atlantic City capable of generating 1,100 megawatts of energy, enough to power an estimated 500,000 homes.
Protections like sea walls and tide gates are a major part of New Jersey's plans to protect coastal areas from flooding. But some communities are also enlisting help from nature.
Plans for a controversial, natural gas-fired power plant in the Meadowlands have stalled.
The state Department of Environmental Protection adopted official rules for how the state will implement the cap-and-trade program to limit carbon dioxide emissions.