Green

September 20, 2020

NEWARK, NJ — When Maria Lopez-Nunez, director of environmental justice and community development for Ironbound Community Corporation, rattles off all the industrial entities impacting the quality of life for residents in her community, she needs both hands to count.  Among the culprits: a ...

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NORTH JERSEY — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for southeastern Bergen County beginning at 4:15 p.m. Monday. The severe thunderstorm watch remains in effect until 11 p.m. Monday for northeastern New Jersey. Heavy rain and tiny hail are possible.  A flash ...

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SECAUCUS, NJ — As New Jersey began to reopen, Hackensack Riverkeeper, the citizen-steward of the Hackensack River Watershed, celebrated the summer solstice on June 20 by engaging in their annual cleanup along the river at Laurel Hill County Park. Due to the pandemic, the event was the first ...

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WEST ORANGE, NJ -- Last November, frigid water conditions rapidly moving off of New Jersey’s coast brought the largest number of Green Sea Turtles ever recorded onto our shores. Rescuers scrambled to respond to calls to help various species of sea turtles up and down the coast. All of these ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — Inside Stop and Shop on Route 17 South in Paramus on the morning of New Year’s Day, customers at checkout weren’t asked the typical question “paper or plastic”? Instead, they were asked if they wished to purchase two reusable bags for $1 after the sales associate bagged their ...

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PARAMUS, N.J. — A new year for the Borough of Paramus means less plastic.  Beginning January 1, a new ordinance regulating retail plastic bags and polystyrene foam will go into effect. Passed by the borough council on December 17 by a unanimous vote, the new, 12-page law prohibits the provision ...

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