New Jersey Sierra Club

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Paulsboro Payout Raises New Questions About New Jersey Exxon Settlement

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.

05/13/2015

Citizens and the Mayor of Jersey City are concerned about the future of Liberty State Park. (Credit: CBS2)

Liberty State Park Projects Subject To Agency Approval Under New Bill

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.

03/17/2015

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Bill Aims To Expand Beaver Trapping In New Jersey

What might be good news for trappers across New Jersey could also be bad news for the state’s beaver population.

01/09/2015

New Jersey Pollution

N.J. Sierra Club Alarmed By Drop In Pollution Violations

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.

07/13/2013

Flooding is seen after Irene from Chopper 880 - Wayne, NJ - Aug 30, 2011 (credit: Tom Kaminski / WCBS 880)

Proposal Would Use NJ Open Space Funds For Flood Buyouts; Measure Advances

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.

10/13/2011

Jersey Shore (credit: CBS 2)

New Proposed Rules Might Limit New Jersey Beach, Waterfront Access

New Jersey is considering changing rules that require municipalities and businesses to maintain waterfront access.

05/14/2011