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FILE -- Aerial view of an oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico. (Credit: Getty Images)

NJ Lawmakers Robert Menendez, Frank Pallone Fight Against Offshore Oil Drilling

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.

07/02/2014

Oil Pipeline Worries

Opposition Growing Against Proposed N.Y.-N.J. Oil Pipeline

Opposition is picking up steam as residents learn more about the proposed 178-mile oil pipeline.

05/20/2014

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

The American Dream complex is seen from Chopper 880 – East Rutherford, NJ (file / credit: Evan Bindelglass)

NJ Sports Authority Approves Meadowlands Megamall

A long-delayed megamall project in the Meadowlands has taken a major step forward.

05/17/2013

The Fisker Karma at the 2012 New York International Auto Show (credit: Rob Hawley / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 5: Driving Green

“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.

04/27/2012

The raging waters of the Great Falls - Paterson, NJ (file / credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ Episode 4: Struggling With Flooding, Runoff In New Jersey

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.

04/26/2012

(file / credit: MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ – Episode 3: To Frack Or Not To Frack In New York

New York is considering allowing hydraulic fracturing in the Catskills. “Fracking” is a controversial method of drilling for natural gas beneath shale rock.

04/25/2012

Hiking in Hunterdon County, New Jersey (credit: Wayne Cabot / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Presents ‘Living Green’ – Episode 2: Opening New Jersey To For-Profit Logging

A bill making its way through the New Jersey State Senate would open up municipal lands and open spaces to logging for profit.

04/24/2012

Gov. Chris Christie is seen at the Statehouse - Trenton, NJ - May 26, 2011 (credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearing On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan Begins Tuesday

Residents, business owners and lobbyists can comment on the plan at a hearing Tuesday afternoon at New Jersey Institute of Technology in Newark.

07/26/2011

Gov. Chris Christie (file / credit: Tim Larsen / Governor's Office)

Public Hearings Scheduled On Gov. Christie’s Energy Plan

New Jersey residents will soon get their first chance to comment on Gov. Chris Christie’s proposal for the state’s energy future.

07/25/2011

NJ Gov. Chris Christie (credit: Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

NJ Gov. Christie Presents Energy Master Plan

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.

06/07/2011

Passaic River - Elmwood Park, NJ - File Photo

Jersey Shore Fans Inundate Gov. Christie With Mail To Protest Beach Access Rules

Opponents of New Jersey’s proposed beach access rules plan to deliver more than 1,000 postcards to Gov. Chris Christie’s office Wednesday.

05/25/2011

Offshore oil platforms are seen near Santa Barbara, CA - Jul 21, 2009 (credit: David McNew/Getty Images

New Jersey Environmentalists Keep Eyes On House Vote On Offshore Drilling

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.

05/10/2011

Indian Point Nuclear Power Plant (credit: Flickr)

NY State To Discuss Indian Point With Nuclear Agency

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says his staff will meet Tuesday with nuclear regulators to discuss whether a disaster like the one in Japan could happen at the Indian Point power plant.

03/19/2011

New York Gov. David Paterson

Activists: Reinstate Top N.Y. Environmental Official

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Environmentalists are calling on New York’s governor to reinstate the state environmental commissioner, who was fired Thursday after he criticized budget cuts. Pete Grannis says he was booted as commissioner of […]

10/23/2010