Senate Rejects Proposed Environmental Rules Impacting Water Quality In New JerseyJeff Tittel, of the New Jersey Sierra Club, said the rules are actually a major rollback of protections for clean water and against flooding.
Paulsboro Payout Raises New Questions About New Jersey Exxon SettlementLast month, New Jersey released details of its proposed $225 million settlement with Exxon over pollution at refineries and other polluted sites across the state.
New Jersey Posts Details Of $225M Exxon Settlement On WebsiteThe proposed settlement is now open for 60 days of public comment. The settlement needs to be approved by a judge.
Liberty State Park Projects Subject To Agency Approval Under New BillAny 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.
Council Approves Additional New Jersey Bear Hunt For 2016, Expanded AreaThe 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.
NJ Lawmakers Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone Fight Against Offshore Oil DrillingU.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.
N.J. Sierra Club Alarmed By Drop In Pollution ViolationsThe 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.
NJ Sports Authority Approves Meadowlands MegamallA long-delayed megamall project in the Meadowlands has taken a major step forward.
Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure AdvancesThere 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.
NJ Gov. Christie Presents Energy Master PlanGov. 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.
New Jersey Environmentalists Keep Eyes On House Vote On Offshore DrillingThose 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.