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2008 News Release Archives

Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
December 22, 2008 Corzine Administration Making Good on Promises to Build Healthier, More Sustainable Future for the Garden State (08/58)
December 15, 2008 New Jersey Releases Draft Plan for Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions (08/57)
December 4, 2008 Governor’s Environmental Excellence Awards Announced (Office of the Governor News Release)
November 26, 2008 $1.7 Million in Federal Funding Available for New Jersey’s Recreational Trails (08/55)
November 21, 2008 African-American Revolutionary War Traveling Exhibit Unveiled (08/54)
November 18, 2008 Governor Corzine Announces New Leader for Department of Environmental Protection (Office of the Governor News Release)
November 12, 2008 Landmark Deal to Preserve Nearly 1,900 Acres in Salem County; Acquisition Will Be Largest in History of Farmland Preservation Program (Joint DEP and Department of Agriculture News Release)
November 7, 2008 Off-Season Schedule Implemented for Administrative Offices at Certain State Parks and Forests (08/52)
November 5, 2008 DEP Designates Brownfield Development Areas for Asbury Park, Belmar, Haddon Township and Sayreville (08/50)
October 24, 2008 Governor Corzine Names New Chief of Staff (Office of the Governor News Release)
October 20, 2008 Corzine Applauds New Rail Side Waste Transfer Measures (Office of the Governor News Release)
October 15, 2008 DEP Celebrates New Jersey’s Recycling Leaders and Poetry Contest Winners (08/49)
September 24, 2008 Motorists Advised to Be Alert for Deer During Autumn (08/48)
September 23, 2008 Wood Recycler Faces Million-dollar Fine for Failure to Secure State Air Permits (08/45)
September 18, 2008 Conectiv Power Plant in Salem County Faces $5.3 Million Fine, Permit Loss for Ongoing Discharges of Hazardous Air Pollutant (08/47)
September 17, 2008 DEP Reminds New Jerseyans: Please Don’t Feed the Bears (08/46)
September 11, 2008 DEP Awards Record $8 Million in Grants uo Bolster Local Recycling Efforts (08/41)
September 10, 2008 Court: Exxon Created Nuisance by Polluting Refinery Sites - Judge Upholds State Natural Resource Damages Claim (NJ Office of the Attorney General News Release) (pdf)
September 5, 2008 New Jersey Prepares for Tropical Storm Hanna (NJ Office of Emergency Management News Release) (pdf)
September 3, 2008 DEP Enhances Public Outreach for Contaminated Site Cleanups (08/44)
August 29, 2008 DEP Lifts Shellfish-Harvest Ban in Delaware Bay (08/43)
August 19, 2008 Colorite Specialty Resins Agrees to Reduce Emissions at Burlington Twp. Manufacturing Plant (Joint DEP and Office of the Attorney General News Release)
August 19, 2008 Temporary Suspension of Shellfish Harvest Related to Vibrio Parahaemolyticus in Delaware Bay Oysters (08/42)
June 19, 2008 New, Rare Plant Discovered in New Jersey Forest (08/40)
June 16, 2008 DEP Plays Pivotal Role in Development of Newark Athletic Park (08/39)
June 11, 2008 State Secures $4 Million in Natural-resource Damage Settlements, Preserves More than 700 Acres (08/38)
May 28, 2008 New Campaign Launched to Lure Anglers to Benefits of Freshwater Fishing in New Jersey (08/37)
May 23, 2008 DEP Opens Swimming Areas Memorial Day Weekend at New Jersey's State Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas (08/36)
May 19, 2008 New Jersey State Park Police Awarded Accreditation through Top Law-enforcement Organization (08/35)
May 19, 2008 DEP Recognizes Outstanding Historic Preservation Efforts at 18th Annual Awards Ceremony (08/34)
May 7, 2008 DEP Awards $3.2 Million in Grants to Aid Local Water-quality Improvement Projects (08/30)
May 7, 2008 DEP Reminds Residents: If You Care About New Jersey’s Bears, Don’t Feed Them (08/33)
May 6, 2008 DEP Commissioner Recognizes Environmental Stewards (08/32)
May 1, 2008 Journey Back in Time at the 2008 ‘Spirit of the Jerseys’ History Fair (08/31)
April 28, 2008 DEP Encourages Public to Go Green During Air Quality Awareness Week (08/29)
April 25, 2008 Students and Local Tree Care Programs Honored at New Jersey's Arbor Day Celebration (08/28)
April 24, 2008 DEP Marks Earth Week by Taking Steps to Reduce Impacts of Phosphorus on Waterways (08/26)
April 23, 2008 Attorney General, DEP Announce Settlement in Superfund Landfill Case (Joint DEP and Office of the Attorney General News Release)
April 22, 2008 Governor Corzine Plants Trees in Newark on Earth Day (Governor's Office News Release)
April 17, 2008 Governor Corzine to Attend Global Warming Conference at Yale (Governor's Office News Release)
April 17, 2008 Energy Master Plan Draft Released (Governor's Office News Release)
April 15, 2008 Commissioner Jackson Proposes Measures to Reform Site Remediation Program (08/25)
April 10, 2008 DEP Commissioner Marks Wildfire Awareness Week by Urging Residents to Bolster Defensible Zones (08/24)
April 10, 2008 DEP Launches Shrink-wrap Recycling Program for Boaters (08/20)
April 7, 2008 Commissioner Jackson Launches Wildfire Awareness Week by Urging Residents to Be Fire-wise (08/23)
April 3, 2008 Valero Refinery Agrees to Hefty Penalty for Air-Pollution Violations, Must Implement Community Benefit Projects (08/21)
April 1, 2008 New Jersey’s Trout Season Opens Saturday, April 5 (08/22)
March 25, 2008 Governor Signs Moratorium on Harvesting Horseshoe Crabs (Governor's Office News Release)
March 24, 2008 DEP Commissioner Announces Formation of Task Force (08/19)
March 20, 2008 DEP Hammers Out Settlement Agreements that will Result in Final Remediation of Jersey City Superfund Site (08/18)
March 20, 2008 Research Study Finds Ancestral Wild Brook Trout Still Inhabit New Jersey Streams (08/17)
March 20, 2008 DEP Rule Proposal Seeks to Conserve Water by Encouraging More Reclamation of Treated Wastewater (08/16)
February 29, 2008 DEP Puts the Brakes on Construction Vehicle Idling (08/14)
February 20, 2008 DEP Fines Bergen County Firm $290,000 for Performing Underground Storage Tank Services Without Certifications (08/13)
February 20, 2008 Public-opinion Session Scheduled for State Park Police Accreditation (08/12)
February 19, 2008 Attorney General, DEP Commissioner Announce Challenge to EPA Rule on Emissions Record-keeping (Joint DEP and Office of the Attorney General News Release)
February 14, 2008 DEP Report Shows Municipalities Are Making Good Progress Meeting Stormwater Pollution Control Requirements (08/11)
February 8, 2008 Forest Fire Service Targets Areas Around Military Bombing Range for Protective Burning Operations (08/09)
February 6, 2008 PBS Documentary Offers Public Opportunity to Learn More About Protection of Horseshoe Crabs & Survival of Red Knots (08/10)
February 4, 2008 Mysterious Illness Killing Bats in Northeast Prompts Precautions as Wildlife Researchers Search for Answers (08/08)
January 30, 2008 Authorities Offer $2,500 Reward for Information About Destruction of Bald Eagles' Nest (08/06)
January 29, 2008 New Jersey Joins Petition Asking EPA to Regulate Greenhouse Gas Emissions from Non-Road Vehicles (Joint DEP and Office of the Attorney General News Release)
January 23, 2008 Attorney General Urges EPA to Act on Greenhouse Gas Regulation as Directed by U.S. Supreme Court (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
January 23, 2008 DEP Announces Brownfield Development Areas in Bellmawr, Gloucester City, Carteret, Perth Amboy and Jersey City (08/03)
January 18, 2008 DEP Launches Stewardship Program Providing Recognition for Businesses that Exceed Regulatory Expectations (08/04)
January 11, 2008 Attorney General Announces Successful Defense of Highlands Protection Act (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
January 8, 2008 DEP Plays Key Role in Preservation of Gloucester County Forest (08/02)
January 3, 2008 DEP Secures Major Barnegat Bay Enhancements as Part of Federal Review of Oyster Creek License (08/01)
January 2, 2008 N.J. Joins Suit Against EPA Seeking Right to Combat Global Warming; 4 Other States File Against EPA Over Denial of California Emissions Standards (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
 

 

 

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