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2020

Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
May 23, 2020 Reminder for Visitors: Swimming Closed at State-Owned Beaches, Lakes; Visitors Encouraged to "Mask Up!" for Safety (20/P024)
May 21, 2020 DEP Provides Enhanced Guidance on Harmful Algal Blooms With Development of Color-Coded Public Health Alert Index (20/P023)
May 20, 2020 DEP Launches "Mask Up!" Campaign (20/P022)
May 9, 2020 DEP Commissioner McCabe Reminds Public on Rules for Visiting State Parks and Forests During COVID-19 Outbreak (20/P021)
May 9, 2020 Department of Environmental Protection Extends Public Comment Periods on Permit Applications to Ensure Meaningful Public Engagement During Pandemic (20/P020)
May 5, 2020 Commissioner McCabe Marks Air Quality Awareness Week by Affirming State's Commitment to Cleaner Air and Addressing Climate Change (20/P019)
April 22, 2020 New Jersey To Invest Nearly $45 Million in Electrification of Transportation Sector; Focus on Air Quality Improvements in Environmental Justice Communities (20/P018)
April 22, 2020 To Celebrate Earth Day, DEP Launches Online Stay-At-Home Activities, Learning Tools and Virtual Park Visits (20/P017)
April 17, 2020 Murphy Administration Releases RGGI Strategic Funding Plan; Announces New Investments in Climate Change Reduction, Environmental Justice and Clean Energy (20/P016)
April 16, 2020 With Peak Wildfire Season Underway, DEP Promotes Fire Safety, Files Charges After Investigation of Massive 2019 Pinelands Fire (20/P015)
April 13, 2020 Statement of DEP Commissioner Catherine R. McCabe on the Closure of State Parks & Forests during Covid-19 Outbreak
April 11, 2020 New Jersey DEP Issues Notice for Agricultural Businesses Using Open Fires or Smudge Pots to Protect Crops from Freezing (20/P014)
April 8, 2020 DEP Adopts New Protections for 600 Miles of Rivers and Streams (20/P013)
April 7, 2020 All State Parks & Forests Closed to Help Further Limit the Spread of Covid-19 (20/P012)
March 26, 2020 DEP Offers Seven Tips for Social Distancing While Visiting New Jersey’s State Parks and Natural Areas (20/P011)
March 16, 2020 Open Spaces at State Parks and Wildlife Management Areas Available for Passive Recreation; Enclosed Facilities, Campgrounds at State Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas Closed (20/P010)
March 10, 2020 DEP Approves $2.5 Million for Projects to Evaluate Innovative Harmful Algal Bloom Mitigation and Prevention Strategies (20/P009)
March 3, 2020 DEP Celebrates Americorps Week With Watershed Ambassador Events Highlighting Water Quality Stewardship (20/P008)
March 2, 2020 DEP Adopts Green Stormwater Infrastructure Rules (20/P007)
February 27, 2020 DEP Launches Environmental Justice Initiative to Clean Up Large Illegal Dumping Area in Trenton Along Assunpink Creek (20/P006)
February 26, 2020 DEP Announces Registration Deadline for Companies That Haul or Process Soil, Fill Recyclable Material in New Jersey (20/P005)
February 25, 2020 New Jersey State Forest Fire Service Prescribed Burning Program Underway Across State to Help Reduce Wildfire Risk (20/P004)
February 10, 2020 DEP Accepting Applications for Hundreds of Seasonal Jobs at New Jersey State Parks, Forests and Historic Sites (20/P003)
February 6, 2020 New Jersey DEP Begins Reform of Environmental Regulations in Response to Climate Change (20/P002)
January 14, 2020 DEP Modifies Harmful Algal Bloom Grant Program Requirements, Extends Deadline to Provide More Flexibility to Applicants (20/P001)