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Pollution Prevention Starts At Home

TRENTON – One of the best ways to protect the environment is to stop creating pollution in the first place, a concept many industries have been using for years. You can apply the same principle at home to make your living environment much healthier.

Assembly Panels To Examine Tunnel Work Suspension & NJ Transit Delays, Impact Of Lost Film Tax Credits & Cutting Education Mandates

TRENTON – Assembly panels on Monday will convene hearings on the Christie administration’s decision to suspend work on the new Hudson River rail tunnel, the economic impact of the elimination of film and digital media tax credits, the state’s farmland assessment program and ways to cut education mandates to combat property taxes.

Would Your Child’s Safety Seat Pass An Inspection?

STATE – Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for children 3 to 14 years old, according to 2006 figures from the National Center for Health Statistics. However, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), approximately 8,959 lives have been saved from 1975 to 2008 by the proper use of child safety seats.

EarthTalk®

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard conflicting reports regarding how long it really takes for a plastic grocery bag to decompose. Can you set the record straight? — Martha Blount, San Diego, CA