NJ Department of Environmental Protection
A 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.
The 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.
Investigators are leaning toward the theory that a commercial fishing boat in the bay lost its load.
Over the last month two dozen dolphins have been found dead on New Jersey beaches — including three in Cape May County since Thursday.
Sen. Steve Sweeney’s legislation requires oil companies that shut down facilities to hand over any tax appeal proceeds to the state for environmental cleanup.
State officials say smoke from the area may be affecting traffic on the Black Horse Pike and the Atlantic City Expressway, which border the area.
Neighbors around the Paulsboro Refining Company have had to deal with the smell of oil for days.
The 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.
Animal rights groups had tried to stop the hunt, arguing that the state was using flawed data to justify it.
Gov. Christie contends that it’s just not working and says the state will end its participation by the end of the year.
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.
New Jersey has taken its fight over dredging the Delaware River to a federal appeals court in Philadelphia.
The southern pine beetle has been decimating pine trees in New Jersey in recent years. It’s estimated that 14,000 trees were killed by the insects last year