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The Christie Administration has threatened for months to take shore homeowners to court if they did not grant easements for formation of a statewide network of dunes to protect against the next major storm.
Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, who ran last year with the backing of environmental groups, will soon be giving a first glimpse at how his administration will approach the powerful Marcellus Shale natural gas industry.
Cherry Hill’s ongoing recycling efforts have earned the town an accolade from the state of New Jersey, along with a nice sized check.
Eight more people have been charged with illegal dumping in New Jersey’s state parks and nature areas.
Pennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
Rutgers University scientists plan to explore the impact of sea level rise. Local groups are trying to stop the expedition.
With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.