Lung Association: New Jersey improving on ozone smog, but forest fires contributed to a rise in particle pollution

All of New Jersey’s 21 counties improved to their best-ever results for ozone smog, one of the most harmful and widespread types of air pollution, according to The American Lung Association’s 2023 “State of the Air” report. Hear about the key findings of the report in this audio interview SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin conducted with Michael Seilback, National Assistant Vice President, State Policy for the Lung Association.

Nationwide Rail Strike Appears Averted; Dispute Centers on Work-Life Balance for Train Crews

Businesses and consumers are breathing a sigh of relief that a nationwide freight rail strike appears to have been avoided. SBN News Director Steve Lubetkin discussed the rail dispute with Peter Swan, Ph.D., associate professor of logistics and operations management, at Penn State University’s Harrisburg campus.

‘Bootstrapped Millionaire’ Tim Mercer Describes Creating Entrepreneurial Success from Modest Roots

SBN news director Steve Lubetkin speaks with Tim Mercer, entrepreneur and author of the book, “Bootstrapped Millionaire: Defying the Odds of Business” about his rise from poverty through military service to a multimillion-dollar entrepreneurial career in information technology.