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Opinion: Lawmakers must allocate more money to protect N.J. environment

Opinion: Lawmakers must allocate more money to protect N.J. environment

BRENDAN T. BYRNE and TOM KEAN / STAR-LEDGER - New Jersey has a longstanding legacy of protecting the environment and preserving open [go to article]

Editorial: New Jersey needs open space funds

JERSEY JOURNAL - Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, D-Secaucus, is choosing not to bring an open space resolution to the floor for a vote [go to article]

Editorial: No ‘green’ for green

THE RECORD - New Jerseyans, as overtaxed as they are, have never said no to more spending when it comes to preserving open space [go to article]

Editorial: Despite ruling, fast toxic cleanups still on wish list in N.J.

Editorial: Despite ruling, fast toxic cleanups still on wish list in N.J.

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - Environmentalists hailed Monday's state Supreme Court ruling that is supposed to get some of New Jersey's hazardous [go to article]

Nuisance flooding no longer rare in NJ

TODD B. BATES / APP.COM - Nuisance flooding is inconvenient, corrosive and on the rise, according to federal officials. I wrote a story about [go to article]

Politics and Policy

For open space funding, Sen. President Sweeney

MICHELLE CAFFREY / SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - Standing before 82 acres of recently preserved farmland in Woolwich Township, local officials had one [go to article]

Mission accomplished: Solar sector is stable, BPU report concludes

Mission accomplished: Solar sector is stable, BPU report concludes

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With the solar-energy market apparently rebounding, a new report to the Legislature largely recommends the state [go to article]

State sanctioned deal moves energy resiliency bank closer to reality

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state yesterday approved an agreement between the Board of Public Utilities and the New Jersey [go to article]

State environmental agency gives B.L. England power plant another lease on life

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Located at the northern tip of Cape May County, the B.L. England power plant, which [go to article]

Land Preservation

For open space funding, Sen. President Sweeney

MICHELLE CAFFREY / SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - Standing before 82 acres of recently preserved farmland in Woolwich Township, local officials had one [go to article]

Hamilton Township farm preserved

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - With the help of the New Jersey Conservation Foundation, the state has permanently preserved a 62-acre [go to article]

Former ‘antichrist of the Pinelands’ is now a patron of preservation

DAVID O'REILLY / PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER - Three times a week Lee Yeash of Lumberton puts her black Lab, Rookie [go to article]

Peapack-Gladstone seeks to preserve farmland

MARC WEINSTEIN / BERNARDSVILLE NEWS - The Peapack-Gladstone Borough Council agreed to take the next step in securing funds for the preservation [go to article]

Food & Farming

Down on Nate’s farm

JASON NARK / PHILLY.COM - The little dirt road that leads to Nate Kleinman's farm winds around [go to article]

World Environment
Water Resources

Overpumping of aquifer, overdevelopment threaten Pinelands, report says

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The water resources in the Pinelands are impaired by too much development of land in the wrong areas [go to article]

Energy

PSE&G may ramp up energy-efficiency program, dig up old gas pipes

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Public Service Electric & Gas is talking with state regulatory officials about developing a $100 million [go to article]

Pollution

Roxbury landfill protestors decry ‘Fenimorons’ in Trenton

WILLIAM WESTHOVEN / DAILY RECORD - Resident and environmental groups opposed to the capping of Fenimore Landfill in Roxbury went on the offensive [go to article]

Wildlife

Gypsy moths, destroyer of forests, virtually gone in South Jersey

THOMAS BARLAS / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The gypsy moths that destroyed or severely damaged hundreds of thousands of acres of trees [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Ocean environmentalists wary of wind energy leases

ADAM C. UZIALKO / THE HUB - Local environmental advocates say plans to auction leases for 344,000 acres off the Jersey Shore for development [go to article]

Highlands

New Highlands Council director sought but council motives are questioned

PHIL GARBER / OBSERVER-TRIBUNE - Nearly four months after the N.J. Highlands Council’s executive director resigned, the council is advertising [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Water Gap park grows in deal over power line

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - The Delaware Water Gap National Recreation Area grew by nearly 300 acres [go to article]

Planning

New draft COAH rules ignore potential of redevelopment

PETER KASABACH / NJ FUTURE - Following a review of the newest draft affordable-housing rules, New Jersey Future has joined the New Jersey [go to article]

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