TRENTON — Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today marked the beginning of Air Quality Awareness Week, from April 30-May 5, by stressing the importance of a combined effort by government and the public to improve air quality in our state.
STATE — Average retail gasoline prices in New Jersey have fallen 3.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.71 per gallon yesterday, according to gasoline price website NewJerseyGasPrices.com. This compares with the national average that has fallen 3.3 cents per gallon in the last week to $3.81 per gallon.
NEW YORK, N.Y. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has honored ten individuals and organizations from across New Jersey with Environmental Quality Awards for their achievements in protecting public health and the environment. EPA Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined by Mayor Dana Redd of Camden, New Jersey to present the awards to this year’s recipients at a ceremony at EPA’s offices in Manhattan.
SEA GIRT – Badges and certificates were awarded to 23 juvenile correction officers today by the New Jersey Juvenile Justice Commission (JJC) as it graduated its 25th class of law enforcement officers.
TRENTON – Due to ongoing concerns about below normal precipitation, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin today encouraged residents across New Jersey to take steps to conserve water, both inside the home and outside.
ATLANTIC CITY – On Friday, April 27, in Atlantic City, the United States Bureau of Ocean and Energy Management (BOEM), held the last in a series of East Coast hearings on a proposal to blast seismic shockwaves from Florida to the Delaware Bay searching for offshore oil to drill.
NEW BRUNSWICK – Prevent Child Abuse-New Jersey gathered citizens across the state to join together at the organization’s Annual Charity Gala at the Newark Museum on April 19. Nearly $100,000 was raised to support the organization’s evidence-based prevention programs across New Jersey.