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Favorable Federal Court Ruling in New Jersey Advances PennEast Pipeline

Brings Natural Gas and Electric Consumers Step Closer to Affordable, Reliable Energy (Wyomissing, Pa.) Penn East reports – The United States District Court for the district of New Jersey ruled today that as a pipeline project deemed by federal regulators to be in the public need and benefit, the PennEast Pipeline Company LLC is granted access to properties it requires in New Jersey in order to perform surveys. Today’s ruling follows a similar ruling by Judge Malachy E. Mannion from the…
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Man Made & Natural Disasters

Mass Gas Disaster 80+ Homes Explode, NJ Workers Back Home

Newark, NJ: PSE&G gas crews return to New Jersey after assisting Columbia Gas of Massachusetts since September in restoring service to residents affected by fires fueled by natural gas. In total, PSE&G workers made 4,380 premises visits, conducted 1,498 gas inspections and 102 environmental inspections, relocated meters in 340 buildings, installed 564 appliances and made 395 repairs to customer piping.
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ENERGY – PennEast Pipeline Gains Eminent Domain

Trenton, NJ: by Sierra Club NJ. Taylor McFarland reports - Federal court has granted PennEast the use of eminent domain to gain access to properties to do survey work. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) granted of a certificate of public convenience and necessity for the PennEast Pipeline project. This decision by FERC allows PennEast to use eminent domain to get on property where they need data for applications. FERC made their decision last January and issued an order denying a rehearing in August.  “This is not…
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Drunk Driver Kills College Scholar – Candlelight Vigil Honors Crash Victims

from The Signal. The College of New of New Jersey student media. By Michelle Lampariello Editor-in-Chief Ewing, NJ: - The campus community continued to demonstrate its power to bond together in times of tragedy during a candlelight vigil to honor the memory of Michael Sot and to support the recoveries of Ryan Moore, Anthony Galante, Danielle DeFlores, Matthew DeGenova and Moore’s girlfriend Jenna Passero in Kendall Hall Mainstage Theater on Wednesday, Dec. 12. The vigil was held 11 days after…
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ICE removes Taiwanese exchange student who threatened to shoot up school

PHILADELPHIA, PA: USICE reports — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s (ICE) Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO) officers removed a citizen of Taiwan who was sentenced after pleading guilty to one count of being an alien in possession of ammunition, following a Homeland Security Investigations Philadelphia, investigation with the assistance of the Upper Darby Police Department and the Delaware County District Attorney’s Office. “Returning individuals like Mr. Sun continues to be among ICE’s highest priorities,” said Simona L. Flores, field office director…
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Stay Safe During The Holidays

HAMILTON, NJ­— With the holidays upon us, the New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness (NJOHSP) would like to remind all residents and visitors throughout the State of the various resources that our Office provides to help keep you safe. The Facility Self-Assessment Tool assists organizations in identifying security vulnerabilities and offers possible solutions. Through NJOHSP’s Special Events reporting, a statewide list of special events is compiled to be distributed to all law enforcement agencies for situational awareness and to assist in local…
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ICE FIELDS 105 in New Jersey operation targeting criminal aliens and public safety threats

NEWARK, : ICE reports - Four individuals in the country illegally who have Interpol warrants based on crimes they committed in their home countries were among 105 foreign nationals taken into custody during a five-day operation conducted by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) last week in New Jersey.  The operation, which was spearheaded by ICE Enforcement and Removal Operations (ERO), targeted at-large criminal aliens, illegal re-entrants and other immigration violators and was supported by ICE’s Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and…
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President George H. W. Bush 41 arrives to the funeral service at the Washington National Cathedral

President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, joined by former President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama, former President Bill Clinton and First Lady Hillary Clinton and former President Jimmy Carter and First Lady Rosalynn Carter, watch as the casket of former President George H. W. Bush arrives to the funeral service Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, at the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, (Official White House Photo by Andrea Hanks)  
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President George H. W. Bush 41 at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas

A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of the armed forces, including Reserve and National Guard components, provided ceremonial support during the state funeral of George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States. ( Army photo by Spc. Dana Clarke)
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The funeral procession of former President George H.W. Bush passes in front of the White House

The funeral procession of former President George Bush passes in front of the White House Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, en route to the Washington National Cathedral in Washington, (Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour) A man pauses to pay his respects in front of the casket of former President George H. W. Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church during the state funeral in Houston, Texas, Dec. 5, 2018. Nearly 4,000 military and civilian personnel from across all branches of…
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NJ’s Bear Hunt Opens

Trenton, NJ: Sierra Club NJ report - NJ’s Unneeded Bear Hunt Starts Again. Segment B of the bear hunt has killed 15 bears in its first day which brings total bears killed for the 2018 to 155. This segment of the hunt will last through December 8th. The dates of a Segment B season extension, if announced, will be Wednesday, December 12 through Saturday, December 15, 2018. The state appeals court recently rejected a motion filed by New Jersey Outdoor Alliance and other hunting…
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80 Capitol County Amazon Warehouse Workers Poisoned by Bear Spray – 1 in Critical Condition, 24 Taken to 5 Hospitals. Union Asks for Accountability

Robbinsville, NJ: - Up to 80 Amazon warehouse (NJTP exit 7A) workers were poisoned inside the shipping plant causing difficulty breathing, burning throats and eyes. 24 were taken to 5 hospitals in central New Jersey. 1 worker is in critical condition and hospitalized at Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital in Hamilton. Strong fumes from a container of bear spray dispersed when punctured by a robot exposing workers to spray used to repel wild bears. #amazon STATEMENT: RWDSU PRESIDENT - AMAZON…
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