New Jersey Governor Chris Christie’s new rule that lets the state waive environmental regulations on a case-by-case basis was challenged today by 27 groups that claim it creates damaging loopholes for developers and polluters.
The New Jersey Legislature sent Republican Governor Chris Christie a measure to ban drilling for natural gas using a process called hydraulic fracturing, which environmental groups say contaminates drinking water.
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed an executive order to speed the construction of sand dunes to protect its coast from storms over the objections of beachfront homeowners worried about losing their ocean views.
New Jersey challenged the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s extension of the time allowed for storing spent nuclear fuel at power plants to 60 years from 30, saying the agency failed to consider health and safety risks.
Indiana’s Elkhart County became a symbol of what was wrong in the U.S. economy when President Barack Obama traveled there in February 2009 to make an appeal for more federal spending during a “deep and dire” recession.
Thor Industries Inc., the maker of Airstream recreational vehicles and Champion buses, rose to its highest closing price in more than five years after reporting quarterly profit that exceeded analysts’ estimates.
New Jersey asked to intervene in a legal fight between GenOn Energy Inc. and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to force a cut in power plant emissions that the state said are harming its air quality.