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Pallone concerned about seismic testing off New Jersey coast

STATE — A proposal submitted by Columbia and other universities, including Rutgers, seeking permission from the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) to conduct marine seismic surveys 15 miles off the coast of Barnegat this summer, purportedly to study climate change, is being challenged by environmental groups and lawmakers…

Mayoral Melee!

UNION COUNTY — Democrats in Linden and Rahway will have competitive races in the June 3 primary election, as Democrats for Change reformers again pose challenges to the regular political organization. Three mayoral candidates are vying for support in Linden,…