New Jersey environmentalists say rain and snowstorms are increasing in the Garden State.
- 08/02/2012 by Jose Santiago (WBAI)

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Environmentalists in New Jersey released a report today that shows rain and snowstorms in the Garden State are increasing dramatically and are clearly the product of global warming.

The study by Environment New Jersey looked at precipitation trends going back to 1948.  They say it is clear there has been an increase in both the incidence and intensity of extreme rainstorms and snowfalls, leading to more flooding and power outages than ever before.

Matt Elliot of Environment New Jersey spoke to WBAI's Jose Santiago and says the report, When It Rains - It Pours" should encourage members of the public to keep the pressure on policy-makers to continue to work towards reducing our carbon footprint...

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