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New Jersey to Develop First East Coast Offshore Wind Farm

Article: New Jersey to Develop First East Coast Offshore Wind Farm

NEWARK, New Jersey, October 15, 2008 (ENS) – Garden State Offshore Energy has won a $4 million grant from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities to develop what will be the first offshore wind farm on the East Coast. It will be located southeast of Atlantic City, at least 16 miles off the coast.…

Worn Out Artificial Turf Poses Lead Exposure Risk

Article: Worn Out Artificial Turf Poses Lead Exposure Risk

NEWARK, New Jersey, June 23, 2008 (ENS) – While conducting a routine health investigation at a scrap metal facility in Newark this spring, the New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services and the federal Agency for Toxic Substances tested a nearby community athletic field for lead contamination. When samples taken from the field showed…

The Case of the Smuggled Wooden Cribs

Article: The Case of the Smuggled Wooden Cribs

NEWARK, New Jersey, April 19, 2008 (ENS) – A Chinese company that manufactures wooden baby furniture and its owner were each indicted Tuesday for smuggling into the United States $15 million worth of furniture made of a tropical hardwood that is protected under the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species, CITES. Danny M. Chien,…