Environmental Protection


Officials Warn Drivers To Be Alert For Deer During Mating Season

During deer mating season, animal-car collisions are more likely, especially for the Delaware Valley, an area that ranks amongst the highest in the nation for deer-related crashes.


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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.


Wasteful Operating Rooms Going Green

I bet you didn’t know that health care facilities are the second leading contributors of waste in the United States. They produce more than 4 billion pounds of waste annually. And, operating rooms account for most of it.


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The Gift Of A Real Christmas Tree

A recent study found you’d have to use the same fake tree for at least 20 years to make it more environmental than a real one.


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LED Lights Are Red, White and GREEN

The new LED holiday lights that are everywhere these days are considered ‘green,’ or good for the environment, for lots of reasons.


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Vote To Have A Say In Your Own Backyard

So much of what happens to the landscape of our towns, counties and states gets decided in the voting booth including the way land gets developed – or if it’s preserved as open space instead.