Garden State Is Wasting Its Waste, Should Better Utilize Biomass, Report Says

More than 4 million tons of New Jersey's biomass -- fuel derived from organic materials like plants and waste -- could be used to produce electricity or propel transportation each year. The bulk of the biomass (72 percent) is produced directly by the state's population, typically in the form of municipal garbage, according to an assessment…

Feds Say NJ Offshore Wind Leases to Go Up for Sale Starting in November

The federal government yesterday announced plans to offer leases this November for wind farms off the coast of New Jersey, removing a key impediment holding up the development of wind generation offshore. The sale of the leases will open up 343,833 acres beginning seven nautical miles off the coast to serve as potential…

Fighting Hidden Threats: Inside N.J.'s New Cyber Security Command Center


WEST TRENTON -- On big monitors hung above rows of cubicles inside the state Regional Operations Intelligence Center, neon pulses of red, orange, yellow and green fly like a constant barrage of missile fire across a world map. It's a real-time projection of cyber security threats, monitored constantly by specially-trained analysts at a new outfit formed…

Smart city: With new system, Newark cuts business licensing time by 90 percent in beta test

A newly automated system for business licensing applications and processing will soon roll out to all businesses launching in Newark – and for those that need to renew their licenses. It should reduce license processing time by 90 percent.

How did N.J. colleges do in new U.S. News ranking?

Princeton University held onto its top position in the annual U.S. News & World Report college rankings released Wednesday, marking the third year in a row it received the coveted slot. More than dozen colleges and universities in the Garden State show up in the 2016 edition, which gauges schools based on 16 measures of academic...

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