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EPA Nominee Jackson Promises Science Will Trump Politics

Article: EPA Nominee Jackson Promises Science Will Trump Politics

WASHINGTON, DC, January 14, 2009 (ENS) – Scientific integrity and the rule of law will be the “two core values” guiding decisions by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency under the incoming Obama administration, the president elect’s nominee to head the agency vowed today at her confirmation hearing. The promises of nominee Lisa Jackson were met…

New Jersey Carbon Cap and Trade Plan Called 'Timid'

Article: New Jersey Carbon Cap and Trade Plan Called 'Timid'

TRENTON, New Jersey, July 17, 2008 (ENS) – A newly proposed cap-and-trade program to reduce emissions of the heat-trapping greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, CO2, in New Jersey may do little to combat global warming, charges Public Employees for Environmental Responsibility, PEER, a nonprofit association of government workers. The trading program proposed by the administration of…

Red Knots Get to Feast on Horseshoe Crab Eggs

Article: Red Knots Get to Feast on Horseshoe Crab Eggs

TRENTON, New Jersey, March 26, 2008 (ENS) – Governor Jon Corzine Tuesday signed legislation imposing a moratorium on harvesting horseshoe crabs in New Jersey so that starving shorebirds can feed. Horseshoe crab eggs at Delaware Bay are a primary source of food for red knots on their way north to breed in the Canadian Arctic.…

New Jersey Bans Disposal of Electronic Waste

Article: New Jersey Bans Disposal of Electronic Waste

TRENTON, New Jersey, January 16, 2008 (ENS) – Televisions, computers, cellphones and other electronic devices will not be allowed in New Jersey garbage cans and landfills after January 1, 2009 under a new law signed by New Jersey Governor Jon Corzine Tuesday because of the toxic materials they contain. “The type of waste generated by…