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Now real work begins on open space

Now real work begins on open space

JEFF TITTEL / SIERRA CLUB - With the overwhelming passage of the open space ballot question, now the real work begins: implementation legislation [go to article]

Editorial: Move to make N.J. hunting, fishing a constitutional right is overkill

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - South Jersey Assemblyman Sgt. Bob Andrzejczak, D-1st Dist., wants voters to OK a measure which would make hunting and fishing [go to article]

We need a permanent fix for the state’s Transportation Trust Fund

We need a permanent fix for the state’s Transportation Trust Fund

NEW JERSEY FUTURE - The Transportation Trust Fund (TTF), the primary source of money paying for road, bridge and transit repairs [go to article]

Can low oil prices be good for the environment?

JONATHAN FAHEY / AP / THE RECORD - Deep-water drilling rigs are sitting idle. Fracking plans are being scaled back. Enormous new projects to squeeze oil out of the tar…

Russell: Don’t lift ban on commercial deer hunting

SUSAN RUSSELL / APP.COM - National agricultural and other interests seeking to monetize public wildlife are testing the waters in New Jersey. A bill [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Analysis: Are we truly serious about improving N.J.’s water quality?

Analysis: Are we truly serious about improving N.J.’s water quality?

DANIEL J. VAN ABS / WHYY NEWSWORKS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency just approved a new assessment [go to article]

Christie signs bill allocating $22.5M for repairs to Passaic River dam, other projects

MELISSA HAYES / THE RECORD - Five Passaic County dams will receive loans to fund repairs under a bill Governor Christie signed [go to article]

Lesniak to Christie on N.J. pig bill: ‘Prove me wrong’

MATT FRIEDMAN / NJ.COM - The closest most New Jerseyans come to experiencing a hog farm [go to article]

Demand for open space funding may force N.J. projects to compete with each other

Demand for open space funding may force N.J. projects to compete with each other

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - Last week’s overwhelming voter approval of financing for New Jersey’s open-space program will ensure that land keeps getting [go to article]

Land Preservation

Harding gains $1 million in county open space funds

OBSERVER-TRIBUNE - The county freeholders have approved seven open space projects for funding this year and the township stands to benefit from two [go to article]

Open space funding still a source of discord after election

SUDIP BHATTACHARYA / JERSEY JOURNAL - While a majority of New Jerseyans voted in favor of changing how open space preservation is funded earlier [go to article]

Mission to preserve Revolutionary War site in Princeton enlists further support

PETER CRIMMINS and ALAN TU / WHYY NEWSWORKS - A Revolutionary War battlefield in Princeton, New Jersey, has gotten reinforcements from the Civil War [go to article]

Demand for open space funding may force N.J. projects to compete with each other

Demand for open space funding may force N.J. projects to compete with each other

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - Last week’s overwhelming voter approval of financing for New Jersey’s open-space program will ensure that land keeps getting [go to article]

Food & Farming

Assembly approves measure to ease permit costs for N.J. berry harvesters

DAILY RECORD - Legislation sponsored by Assemblywoman Celeste Riley and Assemblyman Gilbert L. "Whip" Wilson that [go to article]

Regional Issues
Water Resources

Analysis: Are we truly serious about improving N.J.’s water quality?

DANIEL J. VAN ABS / WHYY NEWSWORKS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency just approved a new assessment [go to article]

Energy

States, advocates ask grid operator to go slow on winter reliability plan

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The operator of the nation’s largest power grid is being urged to delay adopting a controversial new [go to article]

Pollution

Court undoes order that let NJ take over foul-smelling Fenimore landfill

LOUIS C. HOCHMAN / NJ.COM - An appellate court has rescinded the order that last year allowed New Jersey to take over the troubled [go to article]

Wildlife

Want a look at waterfowl? Get to our parks

PETE BACINSKI / NJ.COM - When we think about birding in mid- to late November, we have to think waterfowl [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

5 ways Cumberland County Bayshore can ebb rising seas

SPENCER KENT / SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - As the Bayshore continues to recover from the devastation left by Superstorm Sandy, it also continues to deal with the gradual [go to article]

Highlands

Mahwah second town in county to formally oppose Pilgrim Pipeline

MICHAEL OLOHAN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Stressing that the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline "is not beneficial to the region or to citizens of Mahwah" [go to article]

Pinelands

Editorial: Gov. Christie earned the Pinelands pipeline defeat

STAR-LEDGER - You’d think Governor Christie would get the message by now: The Pinelands are not for sale. That land is an ecological dreamscape [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Want a look at waterfowl? Get to our parks

PETE BACINSKI / NJ.COM - When we think about birding in mid- to late November, we have to think waterfowl [go to article]

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