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Commentary
Editorial: Deranged man attacks climate change funding with budget ax

Editorial: Deranged man attacks climate change funding with budget ax

STAR-LEDGER - Donald Trump's effort to kill nearly one-third of the federal Environmental Protection Agency's budget, including climate research [go to article]

Editorial: N.J. needs to find solutions to tons of wasted food

TIMES OF TRENTON - When your mother preached, "Eat your dinner, there are people starving in (insert country here)," you probably never [go to article]

Editorial: Happy trails in North Jersey

NORTHJERSEY.COM - The Garden State is getting greener. As Staff Writer Scott Fallon reported Thursday, three separate conservation projects in North Jersey [go to article]

Politics and Policy

What EPA funding cuts would mean for New Jersey

What EPA funding cuts would mean for New Jersey

ERIN DELMORE / NJTV NEWS - “This should alarm all New Jerseyans,” said Sen. Cory Booker. President Trump’s proposed budget is predictably [go to article]

Out of consensus and contention, an energy-efficiency portfolio emerges

Out of consensus and contention, an energy-efficiency portfolio emerges

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Worried that the state is not doing enough to curb energy use, an initiative to promote [go to article]

Lawmakers want NJ back in greenhouse gas reduction program

Lawmakers want NJ back in greenhouse gas reduction program

PHIL GREGORY / WBGO - New Jersey lawmakers are trying again to get the state back into the Regional Greenhouse Gas [listen to audio]

Booker, Menendez highlight PennEast concerns in letter to regulator

KEVIN SHEA / NJ.COM - As a key environmental report on the billion dollar PennEast pipeline project looms, New Jersey's two United [go to article]

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Energy

Out of consensus and contention, an energy-efficiency portfolio emerges

Out of consensus and contention, an energy-efficiency portfolio emerges

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Worried that the state is not doing enough to curb energy use, an initiative to promote 

Booker, Menendez highlight PennEast concerns in letter to regulator

KEVIN SHEA / NJ.COM - As a key environmental report on the billion dollar PennEast pipeline project looms, New Jersey's two United 

Regional Issues
Water Resources

Water-borne chemicals near military base exceed EPA health guidelines

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Two chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other diseases have been found in a Burlington [go to article]

Food & Farming

Trying to get a handle on food waste in New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Discarded food represents the single largest component of solid waste disposed of in the United States [go to article]

Land Preservation

Preserved farm protects Readington’s historic character

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Back in the late 1700s, a German indentured servant named Casper Berger repaid his debt and became a free man [go to article]

Wildlife

Deer rescued from frozen pond in Roxbury recovering at wildlife refuge

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - The most famous deer in New Jersey is recovering nicely at a wildlife refuge. A few hours after being rescued [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Atlantic City and Miami Beach: two takes on tackling the rising waters

OLIVER MILMAN / THE GUARDIAN - The Irish Pub near Atlantic City’s famed boardwalk doesn’t have any locks on the doors as it is open

Highlands

Highlands Council commits nearly $9 million to protect properties

MARK KITCHIN / NEW JERSEY HILLS - Nearly $9 million will be distributed to protect more than 3,000 acres of land in the Highlands [go to article]

Pinelands

The Pinelands pipeline: A conversation with former Gov. Jim Florio

DAVE D'ALESSANDRO / STAR-LEDGER - The Pinelands Pipeline debate has taken a long and tortured path through courtrooms and public hearings [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

3 North Jersey projects could blaze new trails

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Conservation groups are close to securing a key piece of land in Mahwah to connect two [go to article]

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