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September 1, 2021

TRENTON — Legislation signed by Governor Murphy establishes a fund that will provide grants to schools and small businesses for the "assessment, repair, upgrading and replacement of HVAC systems and plumbing fixtures and appliances that fail to meet efficiency and health standards.  According to ...

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LIVINGSTON, NJ — After increased sightings in Livingston and across the state of spotted lanternflies, an exotic invasive insect known to feed on 70 different types of plants and trees, the New Jersey Department of Agriculture (NJDA) is urging anyone who comes across the insect to report and ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — The spotted lanternfly, with its whitish upper wings and red lower wings dotted with black spots, has become a familiar sight across the county lately. State and local officials are still asking you to kill it.  “This invasive insect has the potential to impact dozens of ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Local wildlife organizations need county residents’ help to solve the mystery of an unknown illness killing young songbirds in the state, and to stop its spread. What’s happening to songbirds? Dr. Nicole Lewis, a wildlife veterinarian with the state Division of Fish and ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - In a nest high atop the historic Union County Courthouse Tower in midtown Elizabeth, this peregrine falcon parent is hiding a newly hatched baby bird under her feathers. The egg hatched at 7:40 a.m. Tuesday, and three more eggs are expected to hatch in the coming days. Readers ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ — Don’t be alarmed if you start hearing piercing sounds and seeing the brown shells of insect bodies on the ground next month. JD Stamler, a park naturalist at the Trailside Nature & Science Center in Mountainside, said some of the periodical cicadas in Brood X will emerge ...

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ELIZABETH, NJ - Sarah Sosa, Elizabeth resident and Co-Youth Coordinator for Groundwork Elizabeth’s Green Team, recently learned that she was accepted in a prestigious Summer internship at Harvard Forest, which is Harvard University’s 4000 acre and classroom.  The program will run from Monday, May ...

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NEWARK, NJ — Months after signing expansive environmental justice legislative, Gov. Phil Murphy on Tuesday vowed New Jersey would put its money where its mouth is - investing over $130 million in clean transportation projects. Murphy, who spoke about more green initiatives during a press ...

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TRENTON, NJ – The New Jersey Economic Development Authority (NJEDA) is poised to launch its Brownfields Loan Program, an initiative that will make low-interest loans of up to $5 million available for projects that seek to remediate and redevelop sites that have sat vacant or underutilized for ...

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