New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection

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Name: New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated 11 hours ago - 1 reports

Ex-Picatinny Employee Accused of Having Radioactive Materials in Sparta Home

A former Picatinny Arsenal employee has been accused of stealing items from the facility and having radioactive materials in his Sparta home.Joseph E. Gibeau, 44, has been charged with two counts of second-degree child endangerment and one count of third-degree ... [Published Hopatcong Patch - Apr 15 2014]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Chemical contaminants could wash out Browns Mills deal

PEMBERTON TOWNSHIP — Chemical contamination from a long-departed dry-cleaning business could take a pending deal to redevelop the Browns Mills Shopping Center and hang it out to dry.J&J Development Group of Evesham, the township’s choice to raze the derelict ... [Published Burlington Country Times - 12 hours ago]
First reported 12 hours ago - Updated 12 hours ago - 1 reports

Hopkins Lane in Haddonfield Closed for Emergency Repairs

Hopkins Lane in Haddonfield is closed Tuesday afternoon as emergency repair work continues in the area for an outfall pipe from the Hopkins Pond Dam. The dam structure itself is in excellent condition, and there is no danger to health, safety and welfare ... [Published Haddonfield Patch - 12 hours ago]
First reported Apr 15 2014 - Updated Apr 15 2014 - 1 reports

In Camden, salvation sprouts in unlikely location

The first time I saw Camden's Harrison Avenue landfill, it had been closed for years. It was also on fire.I'd been dispatched by an editor to check on a report that the grass atop the toxic tundra of buried trash was ablaze again. And so it was, on a ... [Published Philly.com - Apr 15 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Proposed Passaic River cleanup largest in EPA history

NEW YORK — In an historic action that will protect people’s health and the environment and benefit riverfront communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed a plan to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment ... [Published Water Technology Online - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Former Morris Freeholder, Decorated Marine Dies at 81

Colonel Peter O’Hagan served most of his life in the public arena, from military positions to local government, always keeping his home state of New Jersey safe.according to his obituary.O’Hagan was born and raised in Harding Township and had lived in ... [Published Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 14 2014 - Updated Apr 14 2014 - 1 reports

Bill Would Make Public Access Condition of Shore Protection Projects

Credit: philly.comNew Jersey has 127 miles of beaches along the Atlantic coast, an enticing attraction that helps drive a nearly $40 billion tourism industry.But many parts of the coastline are off limits to the public -- a circumstance some lawmakers ... [Published NJ Spotlight - Apr 14 2014]
First reported Apr 11 2014 - Updated Apr 11 2014 - 1 reports

Three boaters pulled from Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton Township

Emergency personnel pulled three people from Round Valley Reservoir in Clinton Township tonight after their boat capsized, according to a spokesman with the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection.Authorities were notified at 6:39 p.m. that ... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 11 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Volunteers needed for Burlington County park cleanups

Volunteers are needed for Burlington County park cleanups scheduled for the next two Saturdays. The Parks Department and Clean Communities Office are organizing the events.Participants are advised to bring drinking water and wear long pants, long sleeves, ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 2 reports

USA Corps Continues Progress on Rahway River Basin Flood Risk Study

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection are currently evaluating several flood risk management alternatives for the Rahway River Basin, with the ... ... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Wildfire concerns rise as spring takes hold in NJ

Much of New Jersey is at an enhanced risk for wildfires Wednesday and Thursday as low humidity levels and high winds are expected to prevail across the state, forecasters said.The threat comes days after a wildfire burned more than 1,500 acres of land ... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Paulsboro's contaminated well shut down

PAULSBORO — Public water Well no. 7, which is contaminated with Perfluoronananoic Acid (PFNA), has been shut down as the borough’s other two wells have been brought online.The borough’s three main water wells all tested positive for chemicals in the past. ... [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 09 2014]

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...of the Passaic River are a serious threat to the people who eat fish and crabs from this river," said Judith A Enck, EPA Regional Administrator. "The EPA's proposed cleanup plan will result in a cleaner river that protects people's health and increases the productive use of one of New Jersey's most important natural resources and creates jobs during the cleanup. Doing less is not good enough for this river or the people who live along it."
"I was surprised NJ didn't originally think this could be covered under the hurricane," La Reau wrote in January of 2013. "Supposedly, the landfill has been taking hurricane debris. The material was soaked with sea water, and someone believed this may be causing the H2S smell. Of course, this is coming form the citizens so it may not be valid."
"I am proud to accept this award," said Scarpelli. "It is truly a team effort of our entire Board of Commissioners working together with our Greenutley Committee to increase and enhance our green initiatives."
...com last month. "The plan to cap the landfill, to permanently resolve the H2S (noxious gas issue, is moving ahead, as outlined in the presentation made to the council (in early March)."

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Gala proceeds will benefit annual Police Unity ... [Published News Transcript - 4 hours ago]
Police: Stolen uranium found in Sparta home [Published New Jersey Herald - 11 hours ago]
Chemical contaminants could wash out Browns Mil... [Published Burlington Country Times - 12 hours ago]
Hopkins Lane in Haddonfield Closed for Emergenc... [Published Haddonfield Patch - 12 hours ago]
In Camden, salvation sprouts in unlikely location [Published Philly.com - Apr 15 2014]
Ex-Picatinny Employee Accused of Having Radioac... [Published Hopatcong Patch - Apr 15 2014]
Proposed Passaic River cleanup largest in EPA h... [Published Water Technology Online - Apr 14 2014]
Largest Cleanup in EPA History Proposed [Published Environmental News Network - Apr 14 2014]
Former Morris Freeholder, Decorated Marine Dies... [Published Morris Township-Morris Plains Patch - Apr 14 2014]
Bill Would Make Public Access Condition of Shor... [Published NJ Spotlight - Apr 14 2014]
Massive, $1.7 billion environmental cleanup of ... [Published Center for Health, Environment and Justice - Apr 14 2014]
Changes coming to rural Burlington County road [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 11 2014]
Frustrated feds: 'What is up with NJ' avoiding ... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 11 2014]
Three boaters pulled from Round Valley Reservoi... [Published Lehigh Valley Live - Apr 11 2014]
Volunteers needed for Burlington County park cl... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 10 2014]
Nutley residents accept Garden State Green Awards [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 10 2014]
USA Corps Continues Progress on Rahway River Ba... [Published Big News Network - Apr 10 2014]
USA: Corps Continues Progress on Rahway River B... [Published Dredging Today - Apr 10 2014]
Next step in Passaic River Basin flood plan cou... [Published North Jersey.com - Apr 10 2014]
Wildfire concerns rise as spring takes hold in NJ [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
Paulsboro's contaminated well shut down [Published Somerset Reporter - Apr 09 2014]
Roxbury ready to show its own report on smelly ... [Published New Jersey Online - Apr 09 2014]
Keansburg Beach Replenishment Project Moves Ahe... [Published Dredging Today - Apr 09 2014]
Christie touches on storm, adoption rights in l... [Published Suburban - Apr 09 2014]
CHRISTIE ADMINISTRATION ADVANCES SUPPORT FOR SA... [Published New Jersey Economic Development Authority - Apr 09 2014]
Delanco to appeal ruling on Dunes [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 09 2014]
April 8: Emissions, rebellions and alchemy [Published New York Daily News - Apr 08 2014]
Free tree seedlings available at several sites ... [Published Burlington Country Times - Apr 07 2014]
What is Smoke Smell Coming From New Jersey? [Published NewJerseyNewsroom.com - Apr 07 2014]
Wharton wildfire half contained; smoke travelin... [Published News Works - Apr 07 2014]
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Chris Christie’s Administration Changes Violate... [Published JD Journal.com - Mar 27 2014]
  Bloomberg News has reported that New Jersey must begin amending or repealing the state’s climate-change regulations within 60 days. A state appellate court has ruled that New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s administration violated the state ...
NJ Court: Christie Broke the Law When He Droppe... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 25 2014]
Dale Bryk, Director, Air & Energy Program, New York Good news for New Jersey’s air quality, resiliency to climate change, and local economy today – a court told Governor Christie that he doesn’t get to play by his own rules. The Appellate Division ...
Governor Christie Broke The Law When Pulling Ne... [Published Think Progress - Mar 25 2014]
CREDIT: Shutterstock A New Jersey appeals court ruled Tuesday that Gov. Chris Christie broke the law when he withdrew the state from the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) back in 2011. The Appellate Division of the New Jersey Superior Court ...
New Jersey Must Consider Climate Change Risks i... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Mar 06 2014]
Ben Chou, Water Policy Analyst, Washington, D.C. Extreme weather events in recent years have made states throughout the country rethink how investments in communities can make them more resilient to future storms and other types of natural disasters.  ...
'Green News Report' - February 25, 2014 [Published The BRAD BLOG - Feb 25 2014]
  IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Natural gas methane leaks found to be 50% higher than EPA estimates; CO passes first-ever emissions regulations for oil & gas industry; Mississippi River shut down by oil spill; 2014 was hottest ...
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