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...
A coalition of environmental groups are seeing red over Governor Chris Christie's veto of a bill that would ban the process of hydraulic fracking. They are no longer sitting still and are taking swift action.
Fear that seismic testing will lead to drilling is what environmentalist, fishermen, and residents expressed in a public comment sessions for the Draft Environmental Statement for Seismic Testing on the Mid and South Atlantic.
Moves by the Department of Environmental Protection to replace the superintendent of Island Beach State park with an appointee are being viewed by the NJ Sierra Club as the beginnings of a switch to privatization of the states private parks.