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Commentary

Groups appeal for right to intervene in NJ pollution case

MARGARET BROWN / NRDC - Joseph DiGiorgio, now a senior citizen, has lived in Bayonne most of his life. On June 3, he testified [go to article]

Climate change is not a partisan issue

Climate change is not a partisan issue

FRANK PALLONE JR. and JOHN SARBANES / ROLL CALL - The scientific consensus on climate change is overwhelming, with human activity [go to article]

Editorial: N.J. shortchanged by Exxon Mobil wetlands deal

Editorial: N.J. shortchanged by Exxon Mobil wetlands deal

TIMES OF TRENTON - State Sen. Raymond Lesniak, D-Union County, was one of the first state lawmakers to express outrage when news broke in March [go to article]

Editorial: Cornering the deniers on climate change

Editorial: Cornering the deniers on climate change

STAR-LEDGER - Remember when scientists said 2014 was the hottest year ever recorded on Earth? We no longer need to worry [go to article]

How walking in nature changes the brain

GRETCHEN REYNOLDS / NY TIMES - A walk in the park may soothe the mind and, in the process, change the workings of our brains [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Environmentalists head back to court to be heard in ExxonMobil case

Environmentalists head back to court to be heard in ExxonMobil case

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Critics of a $225 million pollution settlement between the Christie administration and ExxonMobil [go to article]

Court orders new air-pollution limits in Pennsylvania, New Jersey, 11 other states

AP / LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - A federal appeals court on Tuesday ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to relax some limits [go to article]

Fine print: Funding projects to restore areas around NJ damaged by pollution

Fine print: Funding projects to restore areas around NJ damaged by pollution

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If the Assembly does not return for a session by Monday, an effort to prevent the Legislature [go to article]

State on target for meeting goals of Energy Master Plan, according to BPU

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is making good progress toward achieving the goals its four-year-old Energy Master Plan—lowering costs [go to article]

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Land Preservation

Pinelands tract is teeming with life

EDWARD COLIMORE / PHILLY.COM - With its winding sandy roads, pristine forests, and tea-color creeks, the land has an ethereal, fairy-tale [go to article]

Land acquisition expands Pine Barrens preserve to over 10,000 acres

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The Franklin Parker Preserve in the Pine Barrens has just expanded to more than 10,000 acres, thanks to New Jersey Conservation [go to article]

State preserves 4.6-acre addition to Princeton Battlefield State Park

KRYSTAL KNAPP / PLANET PRINCETON - State officials today announced a 4.6-acre addition for Princeton Battlefield State Park. The park area was a key location [go to article]

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Regional Issues
Water Resources

Environmental groups join surge of lawsuits against EPA rule

ALISON NOON / AP / NJ HERALD - Nine environmental conservation groups have joined the surge of states and businesses suing the federal [go to article]

Energy

Environmental groups not amused by Great Adventure plan to clear forest for solar installation

KATIE HILER / WHYY NEWSWORKS - Summertime in Jackson, New Jersey, sounds like wheels creaking on metal rails -- followed by [go to article]

Pollution

Environmentalists head back to court to be heard in ExxonMobil case

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Critics of a $225 million pollution settlement between the Christie administration and ExxonMobil [go to article]

Wildlife

Sea cow? Officials monitor manatee in Delaware River

KEITH BROWN / NJ.COM - State Fish & Wildlife officials are monitoring a manatee that was spotted Tuesday in the Delaware River as photos [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

These babies aim to clean up Barnegat Bay

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - The sign on the 250-gallon tank said "Babies on Board," and to the environmentalists and scientists on the dock [go to article]

Highlands

Senators join criticism of Pilgrim Pipeline route through North Jersey Highlands

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - The state Senate is expected today to join the Assembly, four counties and 35 towns [go to article]

Pinelands

Pinelands pipeline still needing approvals

EDWARD COLIMORE / PHILLY.COM - Though it gained approval last week from the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU), a proposed 22-mile-long [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Mercer County boots PennEast pipeline from county owned lands

KEITH BROWN / NJ.COM - Representatives of the PennEast pipeline project are no longer welcome on Mercer County public lands, according [go to article]

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