Dear EarthTalk: I heard that timber thefts are increasing across the country. Why would people steal timber and is it a particular kind for a particular use?
STATE – State officials unveiled New Jersey’s next generation Enhanced Digital Driver License (EDDL) at media events in Newark and Trenton today.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Research show that credit card interest rates have stabilized and consumers are seeing a reduction in some fees following changes made by federal law in 2009.
JAMAICA, N.Y.– On May 6, a team of Customs and Border Protections Officers at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York seized two pounds of coca leaf products that contained trace amounts of cocaine.
NEWARK – A Rahway man admitted Monday to posing as a licensed physician and unlawfully treating patients, prescribing medicine, and ordering procedures at an Elizabeth medical practice in a Medicaid and Medicare fraud scheme, U.S. Attorney Paul J. Fishman announced.
PERTH AMBOY – The City Council is expected to approve an agreement that will refund Chevron $7.9 million in overpaid property taxes and avoid a trial that was scheduled before the New Jersey Tax Court in July.
(NAPSI)—You cannot stop what seem like constant increases in the price of gasoline, but you can take several common-sense steps to squeeze more miles out of a gallon.
Dear EarthTalk: Where do hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicles fit in the mix with electric cars now coming on so strong? — Amanda Jenkins, Troy, MI
To paraphrase Yogi Berra, when it comes to gas prices, this is like déjà vu all over again. Instability in Africa and the Middle East, among other factors, has driven up pump prices to levels we haven’t seen since the summer of 2008.
NEW BRUNSWICK – A New Brunswick woman was placed on probation today for five years for helping an Edison man abandon his 20-month-old daughter at a gas station restroom, and then trying to protect him from police before they charged him with murdering the toddler’s mother according to Middlesex County Prosecutor Bruce J. Kaplan.