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DEP Calms Cloudiness Concerns
The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) is once again working to calm concerns over cloudy water in the Barnegat Bay.
Testing by the Bureau of Marine Water Quality Monitoring this week found that the water from outfall pipes in Seaside Heights and Seaside Heights met federal and…
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 compa…
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 in Atlantic City next week...
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 Program for 2017-2022 (DPP), which w…
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 fresh, locally-grown oysters while hearing fr…
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 Ocean Action (COA) is officially launching its Municipal Blue Star Program...
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... or doesn't...

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