Local Environmentalists Up In Arms Over Illegal Dumping In Bergen CountyMounds of dirt filled with lead bullet casings were found illegally dumped behind Bergen County's Safety Training center, and local environmentalists are furious over the discovery.
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.
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.
Bill Aims To Expand Beaver Trapping In New JerseyWhat might be good news for trappers across New Jersey could also be bad news for the state's beaver population.
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.
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.
New Proposed Rules Might Limit New Jersey Beach, Waterfront AccessNew Jersey is considering changing rules that require municipalities and businesses to maintain waterfront access.