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Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

New Rule Puts Access To NJ Urban Waterfronts In Jeopardy

“The citizens of, in this case, New Jersey, they own the waterfront,” says Hackensack Riverkeeper Bill Sheehan. “People own the waterfront. The people.”

03/24/2011

Charla Nash (credit: CBS 2)

Connecticut To Be Sued In Chimp Attack Case

Connecticut’s laws regarding primates as pets are back in the spotlight.

02/15/2011

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Reservoir Water Pits Big Apple Against Farm County

At their heaviest, the water discharges can stir up sediment and turn the creek brown, spoiling trout fishing and bothering farmers who use the water for irrigation.

01/15/2011

Flooded N.J. home

N.J. Mayor Bans Woman From Selling Home

A homeowner says her house is unlivable because it constantly floods. She thought relief was in sight when she got accepted into a state program that would take the home off of her hands.

12/13/2010

Black Bear File Photo (credit: Joe Kurz of Palisades Park)

Court Refuses To Stop N.J. Bear Hunt; Activists Fume

Animal rights activists are petitioning New Jersey’s highest court and appealing to Governor Christie to block a black bear hunt scheduled to begin Monday.

12/03/2010

Generic Water Faucet File Photo (credit: CBS)

N.J. Expands Drought Watch To Entire State

All of New Jersey is now under a drought watch.

09/08/2010

N.J. Water Restrictions Remain In Effect Despite Rain

Climatologists at a drought hearing do say that they think the worst may be behind us.

08/26/2010

Marine biologists are working to determine what caused a fish kill in New Jersey. (file photo)

Biologists Investigating N.J. Fish Kill

Marine biologists are investigating a fish kill in southern New Jersey after tens of thousands of dead fished washed ashore along the Delaware Bay.

08/12/2010

Oradell Reservoir

EPA Warns Garden State Is Drying Up

New Jersey’s Department of Environmental Protection said an increased demand for water has caused a serious drop in reservoir levels, CBS 2′s Christine Sloan reports.

CBS 2–08/07/2010

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