Christie Could Soon Declare Statewide Drought EmergencyNew Jersey residents may face higher water bills and potential fines from the state Department of Environmental Protection if drought conditions in the state don't improve.
Despite Recent Rainfall, Drought Still A Big Concern In ConnecticutReservoir levels in Greenwich are among the lowest in Connecticut, and residents and businesses are making a real effort to conserve.
New Jersey Drought Concerns Rise As Water Levels FallAccording to New Jersey's Dept. of Environmental Protection, 18 of 21 counties are under a drought watch, and the agency anticipates designating a formal drought warning for 12 counties.
New Jersey Residents Try To Conserve Water Amid Moderate DroughtWith a moderate drought underway in northern New Jersey, homeowners are being asked to conserve water.
Concerns Rise As Water Levels Drop In Bergen County ReservoirsUnited Water spokesman Steve Goudsmith said New Jersey reservoirs are down to 45 percent capacity.
Six Food Favorites Affected By Climate ChangeThe effects of climate change are far-reaching, affecting not only weather, but more critical parts of human life such as food.
America The Beautiful (And Freezing)Many parts of the U.S. have already broken records for snowfall and below zero temperatures while other parts have seen unseasonably warm temperatures.
Higher Coffee Prices Could Give Consumers A JoltDrought conditions in Brazil have hurt the coffee crop and now wholesale coffee prices are on the rise. Brazil grows a third of the world's coffee.
New Study Shows American Families Throw Away Thousands Of Dollars In Food Every YearThe National Resources Defense Council analyzed the data and found Americans aren't eating what's on their plates and throwing away 40% of their food. That adds up to about $165 billion in wasted food each year, according to the research.
Dangerously Dry Conditions Could Mean Higher Grocery Bills For Consumers With little relief in sight from the heat wave, the dangerously dry conditions gripping most of the United States may soon start having a noticeable impact on the price of food the public pays at the grocery store.
Firefighters Gain Control Of Wind-Whipped Wildfires In N.J., Staten Island, ConnecticutAuthorities say a small brush fire that broke out in Barnegat late Tuesday morning has been fully contained, while crews hope to have a large wildfire in Burlington County fully contained by Tuesday night.
N.J. Water Restrictions Remain In Effect Despite RainClimatologists at a drought hearing do say that they think the worst may be behind us.