Environment

  • December 14, 2015

    Revived Superfund tax sought to pay for polluted New Jersey sites

    Some New Jersey Congressmen want to revive a tax to pay for cleaning up polluted sites. U.S. Sens. Cory Booker and Bob Menendez and Reps. Frank Pallo...
  • December 11, 2015

    NJ natural gas pipeline plan clears hurdle in application process

    A natural gas pipeline in South Jersey inched closer to reality this week, after it received the go-ahead from the Pinelands Commission, the independe...
  • December 10, 2015

    Critics say Pa. fiscal measure would impede emission-reduction plan

    Environmentalist groups are protesting provisions advancing through the Pennsylvania Legislature as part of budget-related bill. More than a half-doz...
  • December 10, 2015

    What’s the verdict on New Jersey's decision to privatize toxic cleanups?

    If you live or work in New Jersey, you probably see toxic sites all the time without even knowing it. The state has a reputation for foul-smelling sm...
  • December 9, 2015 |  STATE IMPACT

    Kane sues gas driller over 'deceptive' leases in Pa.

    Pennsylvania's attorney general is suing one of the nation's largest producers of natural gas over claims it cheated thousands of landowners...
  • December 9, 2015

    EPA provides nearly $1.1M in grants to protect NJ wetlands

    Federal environmental officials have awarded nearly $1.1 million in funds to better protect wetlands throughout New Jersey. Two state agencies -- the...
  • December 8, 2015 |  NJ Spotlight

    New Jersey's industrial coastline areas remain vulnerable to flooding

    It was early on October 30, 2012, after the winds from Sandy had died down, when the call came in to the Coast Guard’sNational Response Center hotline...
  • December 7, 2015

    Jersey scientists probe mystery of army ant ‘living’ bridges

    In the rainforests of South and Central America, roving colonies of predatory army ants form trails hundreds of meters long, with soldiers moving upwa...
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