Some New Jersey students spent their summer training to be environmentalists, and as their program comes to a close, they got an up close look at how garbage can be used for energy; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.

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NJ Students Tour Waste Management FacilitySome New Jersey students spent their summer training to be environmentalists, and as their program comes to a close, they got an up close look at how garbage can be used for energy; CBS2's Ali Bauman reports.
Summer Camp Trip To Covanta Union Waste Management Facility Gives Kids Green InspirationWhile most kids spend their summer at the pool or beach, a group of New Jersey students spent it training to be future environmental leaders. 
USDA Urging People To Check Trees This Weekend For Signs Of Invasive BeetleAfter five long years trying to eradicate the Asian longhorned beetle, the pesky insect is still killing trees in Nassau and Suffolk counties on Long Island. CBSN New York's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Cuomo Hosts Reef Replenishment Boat TripGov. Cuomo hosted a boat trip aimed at highlighting New York's artificial reef expansion.
'No Swim Advisory' Lifted In 2 Sections Of Lake HopatcongThe Department of Environmental Protection lifted a "no swim advisory" on Thursday in Henderson Cove. CBS2's Chris Wragge reports.
Bees Flourishing In NYC's High LineCBS2's Hazel Sanchez has the latest on the thriving bee population in Manhattan's High Line.
Brooklyn Botanic Garden Fighting Against High-RisesCBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest on the Brooklyn Botanic Garden's efforts to stop a new high-rise development they say will block the sun from reaching many plants.
Whale Population Returning To New York's Cleaner WaterCBS2's Lisa Rozner has the latest on New York's efforts to clean local waters, which have already seen the local whale population increase.
Some NJ Lakes Still Closed Due To Toxic AlgaeDr. Angela Cristini, a professor of biology at Ramapo College, talks with CBSN New York's Hazel Sanchez on the rise of algae blooms keeping swimmers out of some of New Jersey's most popular lakes.

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EPA Banning Production Of R22 Gas Used In Air ConditionersSummer air conditioning bills can be costly, and a new federal regulation could make it even more expensive to stay cool.
More Harmful Algae Discovered In New JerseyCBS2's Vanessa Murdock has the latest on the harmful algae bloom in Greenwood Lake.
Another NJ Lake Bans Swimming Due To Algae BloomSwimming is banned at another New Jersey lake because a harmful algae, and state officials are warning to no even touch the water. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Abandoned Long Island Home Turned Into Model Of Energy EfficiencyAn abandoned house on Long Island has been turned into a model of energy efficiency, and it was built by veterans learning employable skills in the process; CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Army Vet To Buy LI House Named Nation's Most Innovative Affordable HomeA ribbon-cutting Friday morning on Long Island unveiled a house that won honors as the nation's most innovative affordable home, and it's going to be bought by an Army veteran; CBSN New York's Carolyn Gusoff reports.
Invasive Plants Overrun New York's ParksCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on the effort to get rid of invasive plants in new York parks.
Why Aren't There More Recycling Bins In NYC?CBS2's Alice Gainer has the latest on the lack of recycling bins across New York City for people to throw after items like cans and bottles.
Long Island Marina Offers To Clean Up Local WatersCBS2's Valerie Castro has the latest on a Long Island marina looking to clean up the local waters for their community.
Officials Issue Health Warnings About Lake Hopatcong Algae BloomNew Jersey environmental officials say people shouldn't swim in New Jersey's largest lake or even touch the water because of the presence of an extensive harmful algae bloom. CBS2's Cindy Hsu reports.
70 People Arrested At Climate Change Protest In ManhattanPolice say 70 climate change protesters were arrested after they blocked traffic outside the New York Times building.
A Look At New York's New Climate Change LegislationCBS2's Carolyn Gusoff has the latest on the new legislation targeting climate change in New York.
Convent Garden: An Oasis In Harlem Where New York Meets 'Miami'"I feel that I was chosen to do this," gardener Juliette "Miami" Davis told CBS2's Elle McLogan.
Cuomo Takes Steps To Restore Local ShellfishGov. Cuomo announced new steps to restore the shellfish population around Long Island.
Old Christmas Trees Find New Life In New JerseyCBS2's Meg Baker has the latest on a program using old Christmas tress to fight erosion at the Jersey Shore.
Goats Go To Lunch, Clear Out Riverside ParkCBS2's Elise Finch has the latest on a group of goats being used to clear out invasive plants in Riverside Park.
Great White Shark Returns To Long Island SoundOcearch, a group that tracks ocean life, posted a picture of the 10-foot fish swimming through the waters not far from shore. CBS2's Maurice DuBois reports.
Web Extra: Tagging Cabot, The Great White SharkThis video by Nichole Ring shows Ocearch researching tagging Cabot, a great white shark who was detected in Long Island Sound just off the Greenwich shore of Connecticut on May 20, 2019.
Great White Shark Detected Off The Coast Of Greenwich, ConnecticutA great white shark was detected Monday morning off the coast of Greenwich, Connecticut. Ocearch, a group that tracks ocean life posted this picture of the 10-footer and said it weighs about 500 pounds. CBS2's Dana Tyler
Bronx Students Thrill At Freshwater Experience For ScienceStudents from P.S. 069 Journey Prep School in the Bronx geared up for a unique experience as the city's Seeds To Trees program transported New York City school kids into the urban wilderness for lessons. CBS2's Vanessa Murdock reports.
Town Installs Half-Dozen Recycling Receptacles To Fight Cigarette Butt TrashNot all smokers are going to give up the habit, but the habit of tossing what’s left over just anywhere is getting easier to kick in Port Washington, where cigarette butt receptacles now line Main Street in Port Washington, New York. CBS2's Carolyn Gusoff reports.

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