Opinion

An ironic reminder on Cousteau’s 100th birthday

The explosion of BP’s “Deepwater Horizon” drilling platform in the Gulf of Mexico has been disastrous for the environment, but as the oil continues to pour out, it is striking a deeper chord. Even hundreds of miles from the oil slick (for now), we are reminded of the vulnerability of New Jersey’s beaches and of those individuals who have dedicated their lives to preserving the majesty of the oceans.

Why Small Business Joined the Healthcare Lawsuit

Just a few months ago, President Obama signed the healthcare bill into law, amidst much fanfare in Washington. But in Trenton, we’re hearing a different tune from small business owners. They’re asking: How much is this going to cost me, how can I opt out, isn’t there any way to stop this from taking effect?

Swimming Our Dirty Waters

With the swimming beaches of four Gulf states – Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida – fouled for the foreseeable future by the BP oil spill, many American families are likely to be re-evaluating their summer vacation plans.