DEP Commissioner to Deliver Barnegat Bay Restoration Plan Update

By Ed Rodgers

The Christie Administration says it is making progress in improving water quality in the Barnegat Bay, but some say the administration’s plan does not go far enough. Read more of this post

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DEP Questioned about Safety Limits for Drinking Water

By Ed Rodgers

Questions are being asked about how the state Department of Environmental Protection is handling the setting of a safety limit for one contaminant in drinking water.  Read more of this post

Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative Reaction

By Ed Rodgers

Democratic lawmakers grilled members of the Christie administration over the Governor’s decision to withdraw from a ten-state agreement aimed at reducing greenhouse gases.  Read more of this post

NJ Reef Program Loses Federal Support

By Ed Rodgers

The federal government has cut funding for the state’s program to build artificial reefs off the Jersey coast.  Read more of this post

Opponents Ask Governor to Stop DEP Waiver Proposal

By Ed Rodgers

Several labor and environmental groups have called on Governor Christie to stop a proposal that would allow DEP to waive strict compliance with regulations for certain businesses.  Read more of this post

Six-day Bear Hunt Begins

By Ed Rodgers
Animal rights groups failed to block the bear hunt which began this morning and extends through December 11.  Read more of this post

Environmental Clean-up Project Gets the Green Light

By Ed Rodgers
The NJ Department of Environmental Protection and Jersey City officials have secured a commitment to excavate and remove more than 700 thousand tons of chromium waste and contaminated soil from the PPG Industries site in Jersey City.  Read more of this post