It was an absolute shock when a black bear killed a hiker in West Milford in September.
It sounds like a Hollywood screenplay; a big oil company using scare tactics to build a pipeline through small towns.
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.
Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.
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.
“We don’t have to give up the things that made us fall in with cars in the first place in order to be environmentally responsible,” Russell Datz of Fisker Automotive told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.
There have been six major floods since Gov. Chris Christie was elected in 2009, the Sierra Club of New Jersey’s Jeff Titel told WCBS 880’s Wayne Cabot.
New York is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing in the Catskills. “Fracking” is a controversial method of drilling for natural gas beneath shale rock.
A bill making its way through the New Jersey State Senate would open up municipal lands and open spaces to logging for profit.
Residents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.
New Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for the state’s energy future.
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.
Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.
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.