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.
Sen. Linda Greenstein spoke about the how health care has changed for women since the closing of 58 family planning clinics.
The American Littoral Society is working to create a new oyster reef in the Barnegat Bay.
The Clean Air Council hearing discussed what can be done to reduce air pollution in the region.
NJ Spotlight founder and environment writer Tom Johnson talks about New Jersey's 2020 goal of reducing greenhouse gas emissions by one-fifth from 1990 levels.
April 22 is Earth Day, but there are events happening throughout New Jersey during much of the month.
The 2015 Essex County Cherry Blossom Festival in Branch Brook Park is set to be held from Saturday, April 11 through Wednesday, April 22.
The settlement waives Exxon's responsibility for pollution from leaks and spills at hundreds of gas stations in NJ.
The DEP released a copy of the Exxon settlement today to start the review and comment period on it.