The DEP began hearings Wednesday regarding new rules that would give greater say to municipalities.
New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner met with mayors of flood prone communities to discuss solutions.
Contractors in Burlington County are working to cut down trees still smoldering from wildfires, the cause of which is still under investigation.
Asw. Grace Spencer (D), Chair of the Assembly Environment Committee, says the Committee's most important task to bring awareness to the state's air and water quality and land safety.
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.
Trout season begins Saturday and the New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife has released hundreds of thousands of fish into the state's bodies of water.
The warm temperatures during the winter and early spring have caused fruit trees to bloom prematurely, which could cause problems in spring frosts.
The PSEG Nuclear site is dealing with increased regulations from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission stemming from the disaster in Japan last year.
The mild winter has impacted the geese population because the warm weather has encouraged the geese to start breeding early.
A promising source of renewable energy which relies heavily on government assistance is struggling to survive.
The southern pine beetles settle into the tree bark, killing the trees. To stop the spread of infestations, the DEP is monitoring tree removal.
There is a political divide between supporters and opponents of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI), which aims to set up a cap and trade program for greenhouse gas emissions.
Under the bill, the state would hire a private contractor to oversee the five-year forest harvest management program.
New rules will go into effect April 6 to restrict the incidental take of the Atlantic sturgeon, which is classified as endangered.
The controversial project faces opposition from residents who are raising health and environmental concerns.