U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Pompton Lakes Dam (credit: CBS 2)

Federal Government Seeks Damage From Pompton Lakes DuPont Plant Pollution

The federal government is seeking damages from DuPont for pollution at the company’s 600-acre property in northern New Jersey where it made ammunition for both world wars.

11/28/2014

Bald eagle (file/credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Reward Increases For Information Regarding Bridgeton Bald Eagle Death

This reward adds to the $2,500 reward already being offered by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and New Jersey Division of Fish and Wildlife.

08/19/2014

A sample of the six tons of ivory confiscated by the U.S. Fish and Wildfire Service, as seen in Colorado, Nov. 14, 2013 (credit: by Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

NY Lawmakers Seek Ban On Ivory Sales That ‘Support Organized Crime And Terrorism’

The Assembly Committee on Environmental Conservation held a hearing on the issue Thursday. Wildlife officials said poaching is a local issue.

01/16/2014

Plum Island Animal Disease Center (credit: USDA)

Sen. Blumenthal Joins Those Who Want Plum Island Preserved

The federal government is shutting down the Plum Island Animal Disease Center, located on Long Island Sound. Now the debate over what to do with the space.

10/18/2012

Bats in the evening (file / credit: JEFF HAYNES/AFP/Getty Images)

Federal Plan To Fight Bat Die-Off Welcomed In New Jersey

The Interior Department launched a national plan to combat a mysterious disease that has killed more than a million bats in the eastern and southern U.S. and is spreading.

05/18/2011