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Date Subject (Linked to the Release)
December 18, 2007 Attorney General Announces Federal Suit Against Pennsylvania Coal-Fired Power Plant Owner (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
December 13, 2007 DEP Commissioner Decides $700,000 Penalty Against Polluter Will Stick (07/50)
December 12, 2007 Asbestos Removal Paves Way For Berkeley Heights Recreation Complex (07/49)
December 4, 2007 DEP Landfill Cleanup to Clear Way for Salvation Army Community Center in Camden (07/48)
November 29, 2007 Garden State's Environmental Leaders Honored with Governor's Excellence Awards (Office of the Governor News Release)
November 28, 2007 AG Announces NJ Participation in Lawsuit Against EPA; Complaint Seeks to Invalidate Weakening of Toxic Chemical Reporting Regs (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
November 20, 2007 $2.1 Million in Federal Funds Will Enhance New Jersey’s Recreational Trails (07/47)
November 14, 2007 Commission Affirms Stricter Power Plant Emission Controls Reasonable, Necessary to Protect Public Health
November 14, 2007 Winners of Clean Water Awards Honored for Superior Performance in Stormwater Management (07/46)
November 8, 2007 AG Announces Suits Against EPA over Failure to Act on Global Warming (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
October 29, 2007 DEP Salutes Johnson Park Restoration (07/45)
October 19, 2007 Ruling Affirms State-Imposed Penalty on Developer for Ignoring Law; Town and Country Fined $600,000-Plus for Installing Residential Sewer Line Without Permit (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
October 17, 2007 DEP Commissioner Jackson Recognizes Efforts to Promote Recycling (07/44)
October 15, 2007 DEP Offers Federal Funds to Support Forest Stewardship in the Highlands (07/43)
October 9, 2007 AG Announces Settlement of Clean Air Suit Against American Electric Multi-State Agreement Includes Historic Emission Reductions (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
October 1, 2007 Environmental Trust’s $131 Million Bond Sale to Refinance 154 Water Infrastructure Loans; New Jersey Local Governments to Save Nearly $35M Through Refinancing Move (New Jersey Environmental Infrastructure Trust Press Release)
September 28, 2007 DEP Awards $4.2 Million for Recycling Programs (07/42)
September 24, 2007 DEP Takes Enforcement Actions Against Responsible Parties for Failure to Meet Contaminated Site Monitoring Requirements (07/41)
August 16, 2007 Special Clean Water New Jersey Awards to Honor Excellence in Stormwater Pollution Control (07/39)
August 15, 2007 Burlington County Contractor Charged with Fraud in Contract to Dispose of Contaminated Soil from Trenton Bridge Project (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
August 13, 2007 Publication Honors DEP for Efforts to Diversify its Work Force (07/38)
August 10, 2007 Court Rejects Challenges to Highlands Act (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
August 1, 2007 Court Rules Newark Meat Plant Must Remain Shut (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
July 31, 2007 Governor Signs Open Space Legislation (Office of the Governor News Release)
July 23, 2007 Owner of Polluting Meat Plant in Newark Indicted on Criminal Charges (Office of the Attorney General News Release)
July 11, 2007 Corzine Administration on Global Warming (Office of the Governor Press Release)
July 2, 2007 DEP Ramps Up Anti-idling Efforts to Improve Air Quality and Public Health (07/36)
June 29, 2007 State Files Lawsuits Seeking Compensation for Damages Polluters Caused to Natural Resources (07/37)
June 20, 2007 State Settles Sea Isle City Deed Issue, Gains Protection for Dunes and Wetlands (07/35)
June 14, 2007 Take Special Care When Using Pesticides, DEP Cautions Residents and Commercial Applicators (07/34)
June 8, 2007 Judge Grants State Request, Orders Shutdown of Polluting Meat Plant (NJ Office of the Attorney General News Release)
June 6, 2007 DEP Intensifying Efforts to Trap Monmouth County Coyotes (07/33)
May 30, 2007 DEP Removing Tainted Soil at Paramus School (07/32)
May 29, 2007 DEP Polls Public on Improvements at State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites (07/31)
May 22, 2007 DEP Opens Swimming Areas Memorial Day Weekend at New Jersey’s State Parks, Forests and Recreation Areas (07/30)
May 17, 2007 DEP Running Radio Ads to Remind Residents: Don't Feed Black Bears (07/29)
May 14, 2007 DEP Preserves 900 Acres in Sussex County (07/27)
May 10, 2007 DEP Proposes Water Quality Improvements for Two Northeastern Watersheds (07/28)
May 1, 2007 DEP Releases Updated Land Use Data (07/25)
April 27, 2007 DEP Recognizes Students and Local Tree Care Programs at State Arbor Day Celebration in Asbury Park (07/24)
April 25, 2007 Chevron to Pay $1 Million in Civil Settlement for 2006 Oil Spill Into Arthur Kill (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
April 25, 2007 AG Rabner Announces 3rd Circuit Court Challenge to NRC Ruling on Oyster Creek; N.J. Contends Impact of Terrorist Strike Should be Considered In Relicensing Review (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
April 25, 2007 Settlement to Transform Wetlands and Forests Around Linden Landfill Into Focal Point for Urban Greenway (07/21)
April 24, 2007 DEP Commissioner Promotes Recycling Policies During Commemoration of Recycling Law(07/22)
April 23, 2007 DEP Delivers on Commitment to Protect New Jersey's Water Quality (07/23)
April 3, 2007 Trout Season Opens Saturday, April 7 (07/19)
April 2, 2007 2007 Striped Bass Bonus Permits Available Online (07/15)
March 30, 2007 DEP Reopens a Portion of Bull's Island Campground for the 2007 Season (07/16)
March 29, 2007 Fire-Plagued Company Paying $93,250 to Settle with DEP for Hazardous-Waste Violations (07/18)
March 29, 2007 DEP Preserves 288 Acres in Warren County (07/17)
March 21, 2007 DEP Analysis Demonstrates Benefits of Pollution Prevention (07/14)
March 16, 2007 Governor Corzine Announces New Steps to Increase Chemical Security (Governor's Office Press Release)
March 16, 2007 DEP and Funding Partners Preserve 150 Acres in Frenchtown (07/12)
March 15, 2007 DEP Encourages Arbor Day Celebration by Offering Free Tree Seedlings (07/13)
March 12, 2007 DEP Prepares for Five-County Enforcement Sweep on Illegal Feeding of Black Bears (07/11)
February 15, 2007 DEP Issues Statewide Water Quality Report (07/06)
February 14, 2007 Public Can Instantly Learn Progress of Permit Applications Through New Feature on DEP Web Site (07/09)
February 13, 2007 DEP Releases Results of Drinking-Water Study (07/08)
February 13, 2007 Governor Corzine Calls for Sweeping Reduction of Greenhouse Gas Emissions in New Jersey (Governor's Office Press Release)
February 9, 2007 DEP Conservation Officers Charge New Jersey Man with Selling Wildlife Parts (07/07)
February 6, 2007 Attorney General Announces Lawsuit Accusing EPA of Violating Federal Law; Complaint on Behalf of DEP Focuses on Coal-Fired Power Plant in Pennsylvania (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
February 2, 2007 Attorney General, DEP Announce Agreement with New Owner of Industrial Site; Polluted Monmouth Co. Property to be Cleaned up, Owner to Pay State $816,000 (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
January 25, 2007 Shell and Motiva Agree to Pay $1.2 Million Fine for Cleanup Delays at Ridgewood Service Station (07/05)
January 24, 2007 AG Announces Successful Defense of State’s Refusal to Issue Wetlands Permit (NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
January 22, 2007 DEP Enhances Public Access to Environmental Compliance Information (07/04)
January 16, 2007 Rare Fire Engine Goes on Display in Trenton (07/03)
January 12, 2007 DEP Commissioner Announces Brownfield Development Areas for Neptune Township, Orange and West Orange, and Salem City (07/02)
January 12, 2007 AG Announces Filing of Brief in Federal Suit Challenging EPA;
Federal Court Petition Opposes Rules for Regulating Mercury Emissions
(NJ Attorney General's Office News Release)
January 7, 2007 DEP's Fish and Wildlife Director Named (07/01)