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Liberty State Park Revitalization Program

The Revitalization Program will bring more than one hundred acres of active recreational, arts, and cultural improvements to LSP’s perimeter and create a central park at its heart with world-class natural landscapes.

Adopted: Nation’s First EJ Rules to Reduce Pollution in Overburdened Communities

The EJ Law and implementing rules are the first in the nation aimed at reducing pollution in low-wealth communities and communities of color that have been historically subjected to a disproportionately high number of environmental and public health stressors.

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Learn about PFAS, including EPA’s new proposed PFAS in drinking water rule.

Does PFAS affect me? List of public water systems with PFAS “forever chemical” violations.

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2016–2023 Humpback Whale Unusual Mortality Event
2016–2023 Humpback Whale Unusual Mortality Event

In consultation with NOAA Fisheries, the lead federal agency responsible for evaluating potential impacts to marine life and habitats from human activities in federal waters, DEP has been monitoring an unusual humpback whale mortality event that has been affecting Atlantic coast states.

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Trenton Water Works

DEP continues to partner NJDOH and the affected local health departments to investigate factors that may be promoting the growth of Legionella bacteria.

NJ Saltwater Registry
NJ Saltwater Registry

The free registry aims to help better account for the contributions and impacts of saltwater anglers on ocean ecosystems and coastal economies.

Inland Flood Protection Rule

Learn more about the rule.

Impacted by Hurricane Ida? Storm recovery programs are now available for homeowners, renters, and landlords.

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Trees for Schools Grant Program Launches on Arbor Day

Tree-planting Grants of up to $500,000 for Public Schools, Colleges and Universities


New Jersey Protecting Against Climate Threats.

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Lead Exposure Reduction

Lead Line Identification and Resident Notification.

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Offshore Wind

State agencies have been charged with the goal of obtaining 11,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind energy generation by 2040.

Climate Change

What New Jersey is doing to address climate change and reach 100 percent clean energy by 2050.

Flood Resilience

To protect municipalities from flooding, New Jersey is working to build a comprehensive system of flood hazard risk reduction measures.

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Water Infrastructure Investment Plan

Protecting and enhancing New Jersey’s water quality and water infrastructure..

Harmful Algal Blooms

Complete guide to HABs, including how to report a bloom in New Jersey and information on the state’s response strategy.