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Old Bridge Water Storage Tank in Brielle
Old Bridge Water Storage Tank in Brielle (Google Street View)
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Pressure rips top off Brielle water tower: How water supply will be affected

Except for two homes being evacuated, the collapse of a steel dome atop Monmouth County borough's water storage tower had little impact.

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Chevron refinery in Richmond, California
Chevron refinery in Richmond, California (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
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How much will it cost to stay warm in New Jersey this winter?

The upcoming heating season in New Jersey is not likely to see any major increases in home heating costs.

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Activists Protest Possible Circumvention Of Superfund Compensation Law
Consumer advocate Erin Brockovich addresses a rally on Capitol Hill in 2014. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)
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No need to fear? The truth about the ‘Erin Brockovich chemical’ in NJ water

A recent study found low levels of hexavalent chromium in New Jersey's tap water.

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Electricity meter
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So long, meter readers. ‘Smart’ utility meters coming soon to many NJ homes

New Jersey is behind much of the nation regarding the technology in place to monitor homeowners' utility usage.

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New Jersey Natural Gas truck
New Jersey Natural Gas truck (NJ Resources)
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Possible Rate Hike for NJ Natural Gas Customers

A rate hike could be in store for New Jersey Natural Gas (NJNG) customers.

The utility has asked the state Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to approve an approximately $148 million increase to its delivery rates...

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Joe Raedle, Getty Images
Joe Raedle, Getty Images
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Having Internet Problems Today? Here’s Why

As I do every morning when I get up, I went to check my email and news websites this morning. After waiting a few minutes for the pages to load to no avail, I figured that I was just having a problem with my connection. But, it turns out that I'm not the only Jersey Shore resident having issues today. If you're a Comcast customer, you very well may be having issues today, too. Here's what's up:

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JCP&L Crews
Photo Courtesy: FirstEnergy Corp. (via Flickr)
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JCP&L Reaching Out to Home-Raisers

You've got your contractor, you've got your permits... but are you really ready to raise your home to meet the flood guidelines?

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) spokesman Ron Morano says if you haven't touched base with them, you're taking a chance.
"We e...

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Natural Gas Explosion (Point Pleasant Beach)
The aftermath of a natural gas explosion in Point Pleasant Beach on March 2, 2015 (Courtesy: Ocean County Prosecutor's Office)
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Ocean County Sees Second Natural Gas Explosion in Less Than a Week

Officials are reminding everyone to be cautious after Ocean County's second natural gas explosion in less than a week.

Police and firefighters responded to Cooks Lane in Point Pleasant Beach around 1:40am for a reported structure fire...

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JCP&L Crews
Photo Courtesy: FirstEnergy Corp. (via Flickr)
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JCP&L Completes Infrastructure Projects

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is celebrating the completion of 160 infrastructure projects across its 13-county service area in 2014.

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Photo by Justin Louis
Photo by Justin Louis
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Does Dealing With Customer Service Drive You Nuts?

There are few things less pleasant these days than having to call a huge company's customer service line. I had this pleasure at 9:00 last night. And it went pretty much as you'd expect.

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