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Editorial: The Supremes blow smoke on mercury ruling

Editorial: The Supremes blow smoke on mercury ruling

STAR-LEDGER - A quarter century ago, Congress instructed the EPA to research the health problems caused by mercury emissions from coal-fired [go to article]

Editorial: Supreme Court taketh away with mercury rule

ASBURY PARK PRESS - The U.S. Supreme Court giveth and the U.S. Supreme Court taketh away. Just after the Court struck blows [go to article]

Op-ed: Is dream of going off the grid disconnected from reality?

RASIKA ATHAWALE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Ralph Waldo Emerson wrote: “Every man is a consumer, and ought to be a producer. He is by constitution [go to article]

Ocean acidification: Not just for oceans anymore!

AMELIA URRY / GRIST - Move over, ocean acidification — or don’t, actually. “Freshwater acidification” doesn’t have quite the same ring to it [go to article]

Editorial: More clean air, please

Editorial: More clean air, please

THE RECORD - On Monday, the U.S. Supreme Court delivered a scolding to the Environmental Protection Agency, essentially saying the agency had overstepped its authority [go to article]

Politics and Policy

After mercury ruling, scrutiny of Obama climate rules grows

JOSH LEDERMAN / AP / NJ HERALD - Sweeping pollution limits at the center of President Barack Obama's climate change plan [go to article]

Bill to curb toxic chemical in drinking water awaits decision by Christie

Bill to curb toxic chemical in drinking water awaits decision by Christie

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The latest attempt to regulate a potentially carcinogenic chemical in New Jersey’s drinking water is now [go to article]

Menendez: Offshore drilling could devastate NJ tourism

MICHAEL L. DIAMOND / APP.COM - New Jersey’s multi-billion tourism industry would be put at risk if the Obama administration allows [go to article]

Clean air effort in NJ could suffer after US Supreme Court strikes down curbs on emissions

Clean air effort in NJ could suffer after US Supreme Court strikes down curbs on emissions

JAMES M. O'NEILL / THE RECORD - In a move that could temporarily slow efforts to improve New Jersey’s air and water quality [go to article]

Latest Videos
Land Preservation

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]

121 acres saved in Salem County

NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The preservation of the 121-acre Anthony property in Upper Pittsgrove Township and Elmer Borough [go to article]

Ten acres preserved as open space in Harding

OBSERVER-TRIBUNE - An ecologically significant portion of the Dear property on Blue Mill Road south of the intersection [go to article]

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Regional Issues
Water Resources

Bill to curb toxic chemical in drinking water awaits decision by Christie

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The latest attempt to regulate a potentially carcinogenic chemical in New Jersey’s drinking water is now [go to article]

Energy

Newly issued permits for Salem nuclear plants mostly maintain status quo

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Department of Environmental Protection yesterday issued long-delayed draft water permits for the two Salem nuclear power [go to article]

Pollution

There’s something scarier than sharks in the ocean, environmentalists say

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - When Marilyn Schlossbach stopped offering straws to customers at her restaurants last month, it was not her expenses [go to article]

Wildlife

The bird watcher: Return of the red knot

JIM WRIGHT / THE RECORD - Everyone loves a success story, especially when it involves a shorebird that is showing signs of bouncing back [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

There’s something scarier than sharks in the ocean, environmentalists say

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - When Marilyn Schlossbach stopped offering straws to customers at her restaurants last month, it was not her expenses [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

South Jersey Gas pipeline proposal gets little love at public hearings

CINDY NEVITT / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The pope, lipstick-wearing pigs and people incinerated to a crisp were images evoked by speakers [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

New Liberty Park bill before Christie

EDWARD COLIMORE / PHILLY.COM - Legislation passed by the New Jersey Assembly last week would provide new protections against [go to article]

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