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After Hurricane Irene, New Jersey builds against future floods
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After Hurricane Irene, New Jersey builds against future floods

Premiered: September 24, 2018

Aggressive flood waters prove to be an issue during each hurricane season. In New Jersey, flood waters threatened the American Water treatment plant during Hurricane Irene and that prompted a $37 million project to harden its perimeter. These ...

With 11% of New Jerseyans food insecure, why waste food?
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With 11% of New Jerseyans food insecure, why waste food?

Premiered: September 18, 2018

In 2017, New Jersey passed a law establishing a food waste reduction goal of 50 percent by 2030. The law requires the Department of Environmental Protection to develop a plan with public input to accomplish the goal. Can they reach it? Our ...

NJ takes major step to harness Atlantic Ocean’s wind energy
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NJ takes major step to harness Atlantic Ocean’s wind energy

Premiered: September 17, 2018

From NJTV News: By Michael Hill New Jersey has more than a hundred oceanfront miles and now it wants developers to bid to harness the Atlantic’s winds to generate more than 1,100 megawatts of energy, or enough power for 500,000 houses. Our ...

Paterson revives its defunct environmental commission
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Paterson revives its defunct environmental commission

Premiered: August 16, 2018

From our partners at NJTV News: By Briana Vannozzi You see it on litter-lined streets. Teams of trucks are deployed from Department of Public Works yards to collect it. But Paterson Mayor Andre Sayegh says community recycling ...

Report predicts high cost of tidal flooding for NJ coast
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Report predicts high cost of tidal flooding for NJ coast

Premiered: July 6, 2018

Flooding has become a more frequent occurrence in the neighborhoods of coastal New Jersey. A new report predicts that even more homes will be at risk for chronic, more frequent flooding as sea levels rise over the next 30 years. How will rising ...