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Going Green and Seeing Red

The plan to remove thousands of trees at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson has environmentalists seeing red, but is it just the cost of going green?

Park President John Fitzgerald says the benefit of virtually eliminating the facility's reliance on fossil fuels will not only benefit the company's bottom lin

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Chicago Sun-Times via YouTube
Chicago Sun-Times via YouTube
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See How The Chicago River Is Dyed Green [Video]

Chicago has a unique tradition for St. Patrick's Day - every year they dye the iconic Chicago river green. I've always wondered not only how they do it, but how they do it in an environmentally friendly way.

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Credit: iStock
Credit: iStock
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Offshore Drilling Hearing Set

Shore lawmakers and environmental activists are getting their wish when it comes to the controversial plan to allow offshore oil drilling off the Atlantic coast.

Well, part of it, anyway.

Federal officials have announced a public hearing on the plan to be held i

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Credit: iStock
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Shore Leaders Say “Kill the Drill”

New Jersey's delegation in Washington, DC, is joining forces in asking the Obama Administration to "kill the drill."

The #KillTheDrill campaign refers to the Department of the Interior's newly-released Oil and Gas Leasing Draft Proposed

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Lunch n’ Learn Returns in January

The American Littoral Society will host the second installment of its "Lunch n' Learn" series at noon on Saturday, January 3, 2015.

The session is entitled "Bringing Back Wild Oysters to Bring Back Clean Water."  Attendees will dine on

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COA Launches the Municipal Blue Star Program

While New Jersey towns are earning certifications in the Sustainable New Jersey Program, they're also eligible to become Blue Star municipalities. On Thursday, September 18th at Richard Stockton College, Clean

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Winter Woes Still Plague Barnegat Bay

This winter's wicked weather is still taking its toll on the Barnegat Bay - in ways you might not expect.

Barnegat Bay Partnership Program Director Dr. Stan Hales says it all has to do with how lawn fertilizer gets absorbed

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Congressman Frank Pallone
Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) speaks against seismic testing in July 2014 (Megan Madison/Townsquare Media)
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Seismic Study Still Making Waves

Planned seismic airgun testing off the Jersey Shore is still at the center of a heated debate.

As approvals for the study move forward, Shore Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) is spearheading a last-ditch effort to prevent the tests, which he fears for several reasons

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Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Asbury Park Boardwalk
(Photo by Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
Sen. Bob Menendez (D-NJ) on Asbury Park Boardwalk (Photo by Megan Madison, Townsquare Media)
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A Call to Action Against Drilling

Senators Bob Menendez and Cory Booker (both D-NJ) and Shore Congressman Frank Pallone (NJ-06) are calling on the Obama Administration to keep the Jersey Shore and the entire Atlantic Coast closed to offshore oil and gas drilling

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Townsquare Media
Townsquare Media
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Saving Water Made Simple

The Barnegat Bay Partnership is making its annual summertime plea - don't water your lawn every day!

Program Director Dr. Stan Hales says frequent watering isn't good for your lawn, because it encourages shallow root growth and makes your gr

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