Dear EarthTalk: I was appalled by the pollution haze I saw on a recent visit to Acadia National Park in Maine, and was told by a ranger that it was from smokestacks and tailpipes hundreds of miles away.
TRENTON – The Professional Insurance Agents of New Jersey Inc. are taking advantage of the seasonal heat to remind homeowners to make sure they practice pool safety, including the necessity of having adequate insurance coverage.
MIDDLESEX COUNTY — The Middlesex County Board of Chosen Freeholders’ free summer concert series continues with performances in four county parks.
UNION COUNTY — The New Jersey Division of Consumer Affairs and CVS Pharmacy, Inc. are alerting consumers that two CVS pharmacies, in Clark and Scotch Plains, each experienced elevated temperatures due to temporary air conditioning outages, during separate, multiple-day periods in June and July. Certain medications and other items subjected to elevated temperatures for prolonged periods of time may not be fully effective.
“As London prepares to throw the world a $14 billion party, it seems fair to ask the question: What does it get out of the bargain?” asks the Christian Science Monitor in a recent story on the 2012 Summer Olympics.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Emma Axelrod, Sammi Siegel, and Elena Tsemberis — three high school students from Montclair — will deliver more than 130,000 signatures from their Change.org petitions, calling on the Commission on Presidential Debates to appoint a woman moderator for one of three 2012 U.S. presidential debates.
TRENTON – Attorney General Jeffrey S. Chiesa and State Police Superintendent Colonel Rick Fuentes announced today that criminal charges have been filed against the two state troopers involved in the unauthorized State Police escort of a high-speed sports car caravan to Atlantic City in March.
TRENTON – Democrats blasted Gov. Chris Christie for conditionally vetoing a bi-partisan bill that would have required public hearings on any future Port Authority of New York and New Jersey toll increases and imposed other measures to increase accountability at the bi-state agency.