Who thought that catching rain could be so stylish?
Next Monday will be the fourth anniversary of Gov. Chris Christie’s signing of a law that proponents hoped would vault New Jersey into being the hub of a new offshore wind industry along the Eastern Seaboard.
A federal government announcement on Thursday regarding leases for wind power projects off the New Jersey coast could be good news for Paulsboro.
EDISON – Assemblywoman Nancy J. Pinkin and state Sen. Peter J. Barnes, both D-18th District, have introduced resolutions demanding Congress pass two bills to curb “indiscriminate” use of antibiotics in livestock feed.
After a few years of volatility in which prices fluctuated wildly, New Jersey’s solar market appears to have settled down, but the lingering question is — for how long?
When you turn on the kitchen faucet, you may not think much about the vast infrastructure that carried that water into your home. Now might be a good time to start.Here are nine things you should (but may not want to) know about New Jersey’s water infrastructure, which is in serious need of improvement:
President Obama has focused his executive order powers on environmental issues, specifically cutting greenhouse gases and promoting a green economy.
“One of the best things we can do for our economy, our health and our environment is to lead the world in producing cleaner, safer energy,” the president said.
WASHINGTON (AP) – A conservation group sued the Obama administration Thursday over a new federal rule that allows wind-energy companies to seek approval to kill or injure eagles for 30 years.
The American Bird Conservancy argues that the rule, which extended by 25 years the length of time companies may kill or injure eagles without fear of prosecution, is illegal because the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service failed to evaluate the consequences and ensure it would not damage eagle populations. The Obama administration classified the rule as an administrative change, excluding it from a full environmental review.
One of Hollywood’s brightest stars is joining New Jersey’s fight against ivory trafficking. On Tuesday, actress Meryl Streep voiced her support for a bill aimed at combating ivory trafficking in the Garden State and urged Gov. Chris Christie to sign it into law.
A panel that advises state officials on the quality of New Jersey’s drinking water met for the first time since 2010 on Tuesday, and pledged to focus its work on contamination by a class of chemicals that has been linked with cancer and developmental problems.
The nearly four-year hiatus since the most recent meeting of the Drinking Water Quality Institute was not without controversy. It was prompted by the resignation of its then-chairman, who was frustrated by the state Department of Environmental Protection not acting on the institute’s recommendations for tougher standards.