DEP Issues Code Orange Air Quality Alert For ThursdayThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection has issued a Code Orange Air Quality alert for Thursday, May 18, for Philadelphia and the surrounding area.
Southeastern Pennsylvania Remains Under Drought Watch Despite RainThis week’s rain has not provided enough moisture to lift the drought watch for the five counties of southeastern Pennsylvania.
Foul Email To Environmental Activists Preceded DEP Secretary's ResignationPennsylvania’s former secretary of environmental protection unleashed an obscene e-mail rant several weeks before he stepped down last week.
Behave In New Jersey Forests, Or Else…Signs are going up at New Jersey's largest state forest warning people to use the place properly.
Eminent Domain Suits Aim To Get Easements For New Dune Protection System Down ShoreThe 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.
Wolf Administration To Show How It'll Challenge Gas IndustryPennsylvania 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.
South Jersey Town Gets Sizable Check For Its Recycling EffortsCherry Hill’s ongoing recycling efforts have earned the town an accolade from the state of New Jersey, along with a nice sized check.
8 Charged In Ongoing NJ Illegal Dumping InvestigationEight more people have been charged with illegal dumping in New Jersey's state parks and nature areas.
PA Auditor General: Department Of Environmental Protection Caught Unprepared By Fracking GrowthPennsylvania’s auditor general has released a report critical of the Department of Environmental Protection’s regulation of the natural gas drilling industry.
Local Environmental Group Campaigns To Stop Rutgers Study Of Ocean FloorRutgers University scientists plan to explore the impact of sea level rise. Local groups are trying to stop the expedition.
NJ Residents Reminded To Recycle Old Electronic Devices With the holidays comes the gifting of new gadgets to replace old or outdated models, and the Department of Environmental Protection (DEPT) is reiterating that certain devices must be taken to designated recycling points as mandated by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.
New Jersey, Army Team Up To Protect Against Future Storm DamageAs 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 Providing More Resources In Effort To Find What's Behind Dolphin DeathsNew Jersey is stepping up its efforts to find out what is behind the recent rash of dolphin deaths at the shore.
Email Tied To Pa. Secretary's Resignation ReleasedRepublican 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.
Cancelled Meeting About Polluted Wells Ruffles Feathers Of Environmental GroupsThe Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection is getting some heat from environmental groups after cancelling a meeting on short notice.