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Essex County Resource Recovery Facility (Photo courtesy of Port Authority -- NY & NJ)
Essex County Resource Recovery Facility (Photo courtesy of Port Authority -- NY & NJ)
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NJ Garbage Plant to Upgrade Pollution Filters

New Jersey environmental officials say an agreement has been reached to improve emission controls at a Newark trash incinerator plant.

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The Meadowlands
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DEP Waiver Rule Adopted, Lawsuit Filed [AUDIO]

Environmental leaders and labor organizations held a press conference Thursday at the State House in Trenton to announce a lawsuit filed to block the Department of Environmental Protection's Waiver Rule.

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Jeff Tittel, Rick Engler
Dozens of organizations joined in a lawsuit today challenging a DEP waiver rule (Dino Flammia, Townsquare Media)
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Lawsuit Filed Against NJ DEP Waiver Rule

This morning, environmental and labor organizations joined in a lawsuit to withdraw a new rule adopted by the state Department of Environmental Protection.

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Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media
Jason Allentoff, Townsquare Media
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Controlled Burns Underway To Prevent Forest Fires [AUDIO]

Its been a relatively dry winter and New Jersey Forest Fire officials are taking no chances. Their prescribed, or controlled burns are already underway at various spots around the state.

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Getty Images
Getty Images
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Less Tree Nuts Increases Lyme Disease Risk [AUDIO]

Experts are concerned that a low supply of acorns and other tree nuts this year may translate into increased Lyme disease risk.

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Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook (Flickr User Dougtone)
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Advocates and Lawmakers Want Marine Research Lab To Stay Open [AUDIO]

The James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, located on the Jersey shore in Sandy Hook, is a state-of-the-art marine research facility operated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA.

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Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images
Daniel Berehulak, Getty Images
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New Jersey Environmentalists Push For RGGI [AUDIO]

The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) has saved consumers money, added jobs in New Jersey and helped keep air pollution at a minimum. That's according to a new report released by Environment New Jersey which gives reasons why the Garden State should stay in the program.

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Flickr User Stan Sorochan
Flickr User Stan Sorochan
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New EPA Rules A Win-Win For New Jersey [AUDIO]

New Jersey already does it, but now power plants across the nation have been ordered by the President Obama and the Environmental Protection Agency to reduce their mercury emissions by 91 percent.

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