DEP Grant Program For Dry Cleaners Pull Harmful Pollutants From The State’s Air

TRENTON–A first-in-the-nation grant program targeting air pollution caused by dry cleaning has been an initial success in New Jersey, with nearly 300 applications received statewide to finance new and upgraded dry cleaning equipment, and with thousands of pounds of pollutants already removed from the air, Department of Environmental Protection Commissioner Bob Martin announced Wednesday.


Dear EarthTalk: What’s being done to “green up” professional sports? I know that the last two Olympic Games both made some effort, but are there others? — Rob Avandic, Chicago, IL

State Theatre To Present Hub City Carnivale Festival In February

NEW BRUNSWICK—New Brunswick’s State Theatre will present the 5th annual Hub City Carnivale, a three-week winter festival from Feb. 2 – 25, with performances ranging from the Off Broadway sensation STOMP to a glow-in-the dark puppetry performance of The Very Hungry Caterpillar, to a romantic Valentine’s weekend concert and U.S. premiere tour, of the Philharmonic of Poland.

Heart Association Seeks Women Of Distinction

STATE – The American Heart Association wants to know about the remarkable women in New Jersey who make it their mission to speak up about women’s issues, work to improve local neighborhoods and serve as role models to encourage healthy lifestyles among women.