Last month, New Jersey released details of its proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon over pollution at refineries and other polluted sites across the state.
The proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.
Any plans to commercially develop Liberty State Park would be subject to approval by New Jersey’s chief environmental official under new legislation in the Assembly.
The state Fish and Game Council on Tuesday approved adding an October hunt, expanding the geographic area of the hunt and increasing the number of bears hunters can claim.
U.S. Sen. Robert Menendez, Rep. Frank Pallone and others held a news conference in Asbury Park on Wednesday to express their concerns about allowing drilling in the federal government’s next five-year energy plan, which begins in 2017.
The New Jersey Sierra Club was disappointed this week following revelations that penalties against polluters dropped by 54 percent last budget year compared with four years earlier.
A long-delayed megamall project in the Meadowlands has taken a major step forward.
There is a proposal in New Jersey to allow towns to be able to tap into state open space funds to help buy out flood-prone properties, similar to what FEMA does.
Gov. Chris Christie is going green, unveiling an energy master plan that would reduce the Garden State’s energy carbon footprint by 22.5 percent in ten years.
Those for lifting the moratorium say increasing oil supplies will help lower gas prices, but the Sierra Club’s Jeff Tittel says it’s not worth threatening beaches.