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Commentary
Editorial: Exxon settlement

Editorial: Exxon settlement

THE RECORD - The history of pollution along marshlands in parts of northern New Jersey began more than 100 years ago when Standard Oil Co. [go to article]

Editorial: ExxonMobil deal an environmental disaster

Editorial: ExxonMobil deal an environmental disaster

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - New Jersey came up a big loser under Gov. Chris Christie yet again on Tuesday, when a state judge approved the administration’s [go to article]

Environmentalists respond to Exxon decision with disappointment, outrage

Environmentalists respond to Exxon decision with disappointment, outrage

NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Environmental groups yesterday expressed deep disappointment with approval of the $225 million Exxon Mobil settlement [go to article]

Opinion: Exxon ruling tragic for New Jersey

AMERICAN LITTORAL SOCIETY - It's a tragedy that New Jersey's settlement with Exxon Mobil has been approved [go to article]

In clash of greens, a case for  large-scale U.S. solar projects

In clash of greens, a case for large-scale U.S. solar projects

PHILIP WARBURG / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - If the United States and the world community hope to avoid the worst effects of climate change [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Lawmaker sees opening for appeal of N.J. $225M Exxon ruling

MICHAEL CATALINI and JOSH CORNFIELD / AP / THE RECORD - While a New Jersey judge approved the state's $225 million settlement with ExxonMobil [go to article]

Fight of the week: Ray Lesniak vs. Chris Christie

ALYANA ALFARO / POLITICKER NJ - This week, the Superior Court upheld a ruling that would force ExxonMobil to pay $225 million [go to article]

New Jersey’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil is approved

New Jersey’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil is approved

BENJAMIN WEISER / NY TIMES - New Jersey’s widely debated $225 million settlement of a pollution lawsuit with Exxon Mobil Corporation [go to article]

Christie’s office, environmentalists clash over $225M Exxon settlement; state had sought $8.9B

JOSH CORNFIELD and MICHAEL CATALINI / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - After originally seeking $8.9 billion, New Jersey's $225 million [go to article]

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Land Preservation

New preserve in Hopewell Township named for Mount Rose

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - A newly-preserved property straddling Carter Road has been named the Mount Rose Preserve after a nearby historic village and rocky [go to article]

Showplace tract could be preserved

ANDREW MARTINS / EXAMINER - Conservationists and elected officials are joining forces in a possible bid to preserve the land on Route 33 in Millstone [go to article]

Recreational opportunities in open spaces trails

KELLY MASCARENHAS / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The trees arch on both ends, yielding to a winding grassy pathway. On Millennium Trail [go to article]

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Regional Issues
Water Resources

New legislation makes $1.9B available for protecting drinking, waste water infrastructure from storms

RICHARD COWEN / THE RECORD - Governor Christie on Tuesday signed legislation to make $1.9 billion in state financing available to utilities [go to article]

Energy

Opponents dominate final public hearing on New Jersey Natural Gas pipeline

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Opponents of a proposed natural gas pipeline through northern Burlington, Monmouth and Ocean counties continued [go to article]

Pollution

New Jersey’s $225 million settlement with Exxon Mobil is approved

BENJAMIN WEISER / NY TIMES - New Jersey’s widely debated $225 million settlement of a pollution lawsuit with Exxon Mobil Corporation [go to article]

Wildlife

Making the most of migration days

PETE BACINSKI / NJ.COM - For most of New Jersey's birders, the summer quest is for shorebirds — but that is about to change. Warblers [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Something stinks in South Seaside Park

PATRICIA A. MILLER / BERKELEY PATCH - The state Department of Transportation’s massive Route 35 reconstruction project after Superstorm Sandy [go to article]

Highlands

West Milford representatives agree to file complaint against state’s Highlands Act

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The local government is going to attempt to poke some holes in the Highlands Act [go to article]

Pinelands

Lawmakers introduce bill to make alternative pipeline route viable

DAVID LEVINSKY / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that could help create an alternative route for New Jersey [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Cleaning up Paterson’s Great Falls

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - It was an odd scene at the usually picturesque Great Falls in Paterson — no waterfall as [go to article]

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