NJ Department of Environmental Protection

More Post-Sandy Dune Enhancements Begin Along South Jersey ShorelineMargate is fighting the plan in court.
Margate, NJ To Oppose State-Mandated Dunes Enhancement ProjectVoters in this South Jersey town this week approved a move for the municipality to oppose a plan by the State of New Jersey to install protective dunes on the beaches.
NJ Regulators Evaluating Well-Water Contamination in Gloucester CountyA few thousand people in Gloucester County are dealing with tap water tainted with a chemical used in manufacturing, and no one is quite sure just how dangerous it might be.
Plans To Conduct Ocean Testing Faces Fierce Opposition At The Jersey ShoreThe NJ Department of Environmental Protection through the state will seek an injunction in federal court Thursday to stop a research vessel positioned about 15 miles off of Long Beach Island from sending out blasts of sound against the ocean bottom.
NJ Probing Source of Thousands of Dead Fish Washed Ashore on Del. BayInvestigators are leaning toward the theory that a commercial fishing boat in the bay lost its load.
NJ DEP Joining Investigation Of Dolphin Deaths Along South Jersey ShoreOver the last month two dozen dolphins have been found dead on New Jersey beaches -- including three in Cape May County since Thursday.
NJ Senate Pres. Sues West Deptford Over Alleged Tax-Avoidance DealSen. Steve Sweeney’s legislation requires oil companies that shut down facilities to hand over any tax appeal proceeds to the state for environmental cleanup.
Lightning Blamed For Wildfire Burning In South Jersey Pine BarrensState officials say smoke from the area may be affecting traffic on the Black Horse Pike and the Atlantic City Expressway, which border the area.
Oil Refinery Spill Cleanup In Paulsboro, NJ Nears CompletionNeighbors around the Paulsboro Refining Company have had to deal with the smell of oil for days.
Nature Helps NJ Pinelands Fight Back Against Killer BeetleThe southern pine beetle has been tunneling its way through South Jersey's pine forests for at least 11 years. Last year wasn't as bad as had been expected.
Despite Opponents, NJ Black Bear Hunt Gets UnderwayAnimal rights groups had tried to stop the hunt, arguing that the state was using flawed data to justify it.
Christie Pulls NJ Out Of Greenhouse Gas Fighting ConsortiumGov. Christie contends that it’s just not working and says the state will end its participation by the end of the year.