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2006 News Release Archives

Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
December 21, 2006 Division of Criminal Justice - Environmental Crimes Bureau Continues Crackdown on Illegal Activity (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
December 12, 2006 New Boat Ramp at Assunpink Lake Opens to Public (06/69)
December 7, 2006 Attorney General Announces Intent to Sue EPA on Clean Air Act Failures; Complaint on Behalf of DEP to Focus on Coal-Fired Power Plant in Pennsylvania (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
December 6, 2006 DEP Announces $1.7 Million in Federal Funds for New Jersey Trails (06/68)
November 29, 2006 Environmental Leaders Recognized at Seventh Annual Awards Ceremony (Governor's Office Press Release)
November 21, 2006 Governor Corzine Announces Winner of Nationwide Design Competition for New State Park in Paterson (Governor's Office Press Release)
November 15, 2006 New Jersey Fish and Game Council's "Comprehensive Black Bear Management Policy" Update [pdf 576 Kb; info about pdf files]
November 3, 2006 DEP Advances Restoration Efforts at Historic Rockingham (06/67)
November 3, 2006 DEP Re-Adopts Highlands Protection Rules (06/65)
November 1, 2006 Flood-Damaged Mule Tender's Barracks at D&R Canal State Park Receives Renovation Funding (06/64)
October 31, 2006 DEP Funds Improvements to New Jersey's First African-American Historic Site (06/63)
October 30, 2006 Governor Corzine Announces Winner of Nationwide Design Competition for New Urban State Park (Governor's Office News Release)
October 30, 2006 Twin Lights of Navesink Light Station Named National Historic Landmark (06/62)
October 26, 2006 $2-Million Restoration Planned for Historic Batsto Mansion (06/61)
October 23, 2006 DEP Commissioner Jackson Pledges Efficient Pollution Cleanups During Senate Committee Hearing (06/60)
October 18, 2006 DEP Earmarks Funding to Improve Public Access at Ken Lockwood Gorge Wildlife Management Area (06/59)
October 18, 2006 DEP Recognizes Statewide Efforts to Promote Recycling (06/58)
October 16, 2006 DEP Upgrades Standards to Protect Surface Water (06/57)
October 10, 2006 DEP Launches Guide to State Parks and Historic Sites; Passport Program Provides a Fun Way to Explore the Outdoors (06/56)
October 5, 2006 South Amboy Man Earns Top Honors at Governor's Surf Fishing Tournament (06/55)
October 3, 2006 DEP Awards $4.5 Million to Support Local Recycling Programs (06/53)
September 21, 2006 Four States Join Forces to Fight Flooding Along Delaware River (06/52)
September 21, 2006 EPA Gives New Jersey $2.1 Million to Fight Diesel Pollution (USEPA Press Release)
September 11, 2006 Frankford Township Awarded $40,000 State Grant to Help Develop TDR Plan (NJ Department of Agriculture News Release)
September 11, 2006 DEP Announces $1.8 Million for Edison Memorial Tower (06/50)
September 8, 2006 Public Encouraged to Participate in Upcoming Recreational Trails Plan (06/49)
August 22, 2006 Governor Corzine Announces New Flood Control Rules (Governor's Office News Release)
August 21, 2006 McKeon, Manzo, DEP Commissioner, Advocates Urge Voter Support for Parks and Natural Areas (Assembly News Release)
August 16, 2006 DEP and BPU Announce Milestone in Regional Effort to Combat Global Warming (06/48)
August 14, 2006 Governor Corzine Signs Legislation Appropriating $80 Million for Open Space Acquisition and Preservation (Governor's Office News Release)
August 2, 2006 Governor Corzine Waives Admission Fees at State Swimming Areas
July 20, 2006 DEP Fines Companies More Than $1.7 Million for Freshwater-Wetlands Violations (06/45)
June 7, 2006 Terminix Pays $80,000 Settlement for Fumigation Safety Violations (06/43)
June 5, 2006 DEP Expands Historic Battle Monument Park (06/42)
June 5, 2006 Judge Says New Jersey’s Suit Against Allegheny Energy Over Pennsylvania Power Plants Will Go Forward; Five States Filed Suit to Enforce Clean Air Act, Seek Reductions in Harmful Emission for High School Students (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
June 1, 2006 DEP Commissioner Reaffirms Validity of New Jersey Highlands Rules (06/41)
May 26, 2006 DEP Opens Swimming Areas Memorial Day Weekend at New Jersey's State Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas (06/40)
May 25, 2006 DEP Preserves 186 Acre Golf Course in Monmouth County (06/39)
May 22, 2006 New Jersey Envirothon Opens Doors to Natural Resource Conservation for High School Students (NJ Department of Agriculture News Release)
May 17, 2006 Landlocked Salmon Arrive in New Jersey (06/38)
May 16, 2006 State of New Jersey and Lebanon Township Preserve Highlands Property (06/36)
May 12, 2006 DEP Closes Sections of Bay and Ocean Beaches to Protect Rare Migratory Shorebirds (06/37)
May 10, 2006 DEP Fines Water Systems, Licensed Operators for Fraudulent Monitoring and Reporting (06/35)
May 8, 2006 New Jersey Environmental Commissioner Urges Water Conservation Statewide; Wildfire Danger Continues to Be High Across New Jersey (06/34)
May 2, 2006 Governorís Offshore Wind Energy Panel Releases Final Report; Recommends Intensive Study and Test Project of Offshore Wind (06/33)
May 1, 2006 Oyster Beds Reopen for Harvesting in Delaware Bay (06/32)
April 28, 2006 Governor Corzine and DEP Recognize Students and Local Tree Care Programs at State Arbor Day Celebration in Paramus (06/31)
April 25, 2006 DEP Orders Closure of Oyster Beds in Delaware Bay (06/30)
April 20, 2006 DEP Closes Shellfish Beds in Barnegat Bay (06/29)
April 20, 2006 DEP Opens Oyster Restoration Site to Harvesting (06/28)
April 17, 2006 DEP Secures Compensation for Natural Resource Injuries at Five Sites (06/27)
April 12, 2006 DEP Wins Legal Challenge to Stormwater Regulations (06/26)
April 10, 2006 DEP Announces Clean Communities Grants for 2006 (06/24)
April 6, 2006 Attorney General and Environmental Commissioner Announce Suit to Halt Trash Station in Coastal Zone in Pleasantville (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
April 5, 2006 DEP Requests Attorney General's Office Investigation (06/23)
April 5, 2006 Trout Season Opens Saturday, April 8 (06/22)
March 30, 2006 New Jersey Updates Fish Consumption Advisories (06/21)
March 30, 2006 DEP Advises New Jerseyans to Be Aware as Black Bears Emerge from Hibernation (06/20)
March 29, 2006 Statewide Fire Restrictions Elevated; Dry Weather Causes Concern (06/19)
March 23, 2006 New Jersey Issues Winter Flounder Consumption Advisories (06/18)
March 23, 2006 DEP Reopens Bull's Island Campground Following Repairs from Delaware River Flooding Last Spring (06/17)
March 22, 2006 DEP Offers Free Arbor Day Tree Seedlings to Local Organizations (06/15)
March 16, 2006 DEP Holding Open House and Fish Festival on April 1 & 2 at Pequest Trout Hatchery (06/14)
March 10, 2006 DEP Fines Totowa Asphalt Company for Fuel Spill Impacting Passaic River (06/12)
March 8, 2006 DEP Orders Immediate Removal of PCB-Contaminated Concrete from Redevelopment Sites (06/13)
March 3, 2006 DEP Preserves More Miles of Rail Trails (06/11)
February 28, 2006 DEP Acquires Historic Office and Homestead of James Still in Medford (06/10)
February 22, 2006 Delaware River Flood Task Force Report (06/09)
February 16, 2006 NJ Wildlife Management Areas Surpass 300,000-Acre Mark (06/07)
February 15, 2006 Paterson Metal Recycler Pays $250,000 to Settle Hazardous Waste, Air Pollution Violations (06/06)
February 9, 2006 DEP Announces Hazardous Waste Settlement; Cycle Chem, Inc. to Spend More Than Half a Million in Upgrades (06/05)
February 6, 2006 DEP Responds to Oil Spill Impacting Passaic River (06/04)
January 13, 2006 DEP Greens New Jersey with Landmark Acquisition Total (06/03)
January 12, 2006 Merck, Motiva/Shell Each Pay State Over $2 Million for Ground Water Claims; Compensation for Natural Resource Damages at Companiesí Sites Statewide (06/02)
January 5, 2006 DEP Settles Ground Water Claims with Valero Refinery; Compensation for Natural Resource Damages at Gloucester County Site (06/01)



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