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"Study Finds Sea Levels Rising Fast; Concerns Grow About Shore"

"As the planet warms, one of the biggest questions is how fast sea level will rise. A team of Rutgers University researchers has attempted to answer that question and localize it by studying past sea-level rise along the East Coast, as well as other factors that could influence what happens along the New Jersey Shore."

Source: Philadelphia Inquirer, 01/08/2014

Riverkeeper Raises Concern Over Fracking Waste As De-Icer For NY Roads

"A New York environmental group says the use of fracking waste on some of the state’s roads is occurring more than initially thought. The state agency that regulates the use of fracking brine says it ensures the waste does not have high concentrations of pollutants."

Source: WAMC, 12/11/2013
December 11, 2013

Society of Environmental Journalists Meetup in New York City

Join New York City-area SEJ members and friends for a holiday schmooze and booze.

7 - 10 p.m. No R.S.V.P. required.

"In New Jersey Pines, Trouble Arrives on Six Legs"

"BLUE ANCHOR, N.J. — 'Heads up!' Deep in the woods, the whine of chain saws pierced the fall air, and Steve Garcia shouted a warning to fellow loggers as a 40-foot pitch pine crashed to the ground. He was chopping down trees to save the forest as part of New Jersey’s effort to beat back an invasion of beetles."

Source: NY Times, 12/03/2013


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