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NJ Assemblyman Among Those Facing Dune Lawsuit

BRICK, N.J. (CBSNewYork/AP) — A New Jersey state assemblyman who has refused to sign an easement allowing a dune project to be built behind his oceanfront house is among seven homeowners being sued by the state. 675 more words


State Faces Second Challenge On 'Amendment 1' Spending

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TALLAHASSEE (NSF) – A Gainesville-based environmental group has launched a second legal challenge to how lawmakers carried out a constitutional amendment that requires spending on land acquisition and preservation. 663 more words


DEP Urging Communities, Residents To Compost, Mulch Fall Leaves

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — The leaves are everywhere – yards, parks, streets and sidewalks.

For many communities, it takes a lot of work and money to remove them and follow the guidelines from the state Department of Environmental Protection. 333 more words


Tug of war over 46-acre Martin scrub at heart of state land conservation fight

You could call Jeff Wittman an eternal optimist.

The Hobe Sound resident never has stopped believing that a 46-acre chunk of Florida scrub wilderness between U.S. 603 more words


Residents sound off about noise

By Maria Rocha-Buschel

Frustrations were high for Stuyvesant Town tenants attending a forum on noise while trying to come up with solutions for peace and quiet in the neighborhood. 1,050 more words


Feds rev new push for better truck gas mileage

By Russ Van Arsdale, executive director Northeast CONTACT

Posted Oct. 05, 2015, at 6:39 a.m.

It has been four years since President Barack Obama’s administration proposed first-ever fuel standard for medium- and heavy-duty trucks.

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Reservoir Tour in Bronx Postponed

Following is a press release from the City’s Department of Environmental Protection about the postponement of this weekend’s tour of the Jerome Park Reservoir. It will take place in November instead. 250 more words

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