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NJ Residents Reminded To Recycle Old Electronic Devices

With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by law.

12/30/2013

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DEP Issues Air Quality Ozone Alert For SE Pa.

The DEP says the code orange alert is in effect Tuesday for Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery and Philadelphia counties.

08/19/2013

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Cancelled Meeting About Polluted Wells Ruffles Feathers Of Environmental Groups

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.

02/10/2013

black bear

Bear That Wandered Into Campsite Captured, Killed

Environmental officials say the black bear that wandered into a campsite in a northwestern New Jersey state forest this week has been captured and euthanized.

08/06/2011

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Group Calls For Stronger, Not Weaker, Beach Access Rules In New Jersey

An environmental group today presented the New Jersey governor’s office with more than 1,000 postcards calling for the state’s Department of Environmental Protection to back off plans to revise beach access rules in the state.

05/25/2011

Radiation

Pennsylvania Air Test Shows Slight Radiation Elevation

Tests of air in Pennsylvania show an elevated level of radiation, but a state spokeswoman says it is far below levels of concern and is not considered a threat to public health or safety.

04/01/2011

New Rules For Beach Access in New Jersey

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection is seeking public comment on a new proposal for insuring public access to state beaches and waterways.

08/31/2010