department of environmental protection
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.
As we approach the one year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy battering the New Jersey coast, the Christie Administration has set up a schedule with the Army Corps of Engineers to strengthen beach defense systems for the next storm that hits.
New Jersey is stepping up its efforts to find out what is behind the recent rash of dolphin deaths at the shore.
Republican Gov. Tom Corbett’s office on Friday released an email exchange that it says led to the forced resignation this week of a member of his Cabinet.
The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.
New Jersey has taken possession of some 5,000 acres of open space in Atlantic County, one of the largest such acquisitions in state history.
Parvin State Park in Salem County has been closed since a freak storm in late June left two children dead, but it is set to fully reopen to the public on Friday.
Word from officials Friday that there is a new case of West Nile Virus in our area.
The number of people infected with West Nile Virus in Pennsylvania has doubled, with the confirmation of two human cases in Delaware County. A local expert says prevention is key.
A public hearing is scheduled for tonight in West Chester, on the issue of whether a pipeline company should be able to dig in to the Brandywine Creek, or go underneath it.
It’s late in the season, but recent floods have prompted state environmental officials schedule another round of mosquito spraying in areas of Bucks County tonight and tomorrow night.
A drought watch is the first and least severe level of Pennsylvania’s drought classifications, asking residents to voluntarily conserve water.
Parx has agreed to pay a settlement in the hundreds of thousands of dollars to resolve allegations of pollution related to its racetrack operations.
Signing up before you head out on the bay or into the ocean has been a federal requirement for some time. The new, online state system will allow anglers to not only bypass the federal bureaucracy but the $15 annual fee they charge.
Come the new year, New Jersey residents will face new recycling rules for some major appliances in their homes.