Dear EarthTalk: What is currently being done in the U.S. to ensure the wise use and safety of our nation’s groundwater? — Kevin Orr, Baton Rouge, LA
UNION COUNTY – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urges residents and business owners who need help recovering from the effects of Hurricane Sandy to register with FEMA, the Federal Emergency Management Agency. FEMA has already received 16,500 applications from Union County residents.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Internal Revenue Service today issued a consumer alert about possible scams taking place in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.
TRENTON – To help ease monetary losses created by Superstorm Sandy and speed the economic recovery of the restaurant industry in New Jersey, Assemblyman Patrick J. Diegnan, Jr. today announced plans to introduce legislation that would create a month-long, one-time sales tax collection exemption on meal purchases made in New Jersey restaurants.
TRENTON – New Jersey residents in all 21 counties will have until Feb. 4, 2013 to apply for coverage under the federal Disaster Unemployment Assistance program as a result of damages caused by Hurricane Sandy.