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Commentary
Opinion: How to save the planet from President Trump

Opinion: How to save the planet from President Trump

BILL MCKIBBEN / MOYERS & COMPANY - We’re going to be dealing with an onslaught of daily emergencies during the Trump years. Already it’s begun [go to article]

Editorial: Whale of a tale in the Hudson

NORTHJERSEY.COM - When a humpback whale was seen swimming in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridgelast month, the public [go to article]

Opinion: Fixing N.J.’s water infrastructure is not a cost, it’s an investment

Opinion: Fixing N.J.’s water infrastructure is not a cost, it’s an investment

JANE KENNY and MARK MAURIELLO / STAR-LEDGER - The state of our drinking water infrastructure is no secret: We lose as much as 30 percent [go to article]

Opinion: Trump can’t stop reduction in carbon pollution from coal plants

Opinion: Trump can’t stop reduction in carbon pollution from coal plants

JEFF TITTEL / JERSEY JOURNAL - A new report has come out stating the electric sector has already met its 2024 goal in the [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Trump’s pick to head EPA could be bad news for NJ’s air and water

Trump’s pick to head EPA could be bad news for NJ’s air and water

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT- The environment may emerge as a pivotal issue in next fall’s gubernatorial campaign in New Jersey, with President-elect [go to article]

Trump’s EPA pick is skeptical of more than just climate change

ROBINSON MEYER / THE ATLANTIC - Throughout the long campaign, and in the long month that has followed, President-elect Donald Trump sounded [go to article]

Back bay flood-defense plan will take time, federal official says

Back bay flood-defense plan will take time, federal official says

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A U.S. official told residents of New Jersey’s back bay communities on Thursday that it [go to article]

Environmental suits: How N.J. can safeguard the funds

Environmental suits: How N.J. can safeguard the funds

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When the Christie administration announced the first of a series of multimillion-dollar settlements with Passaic River [go to article]

State’s aging and leaky pipes need costly upgrades

State’s aging and leaky pipes need costly upgrades

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - One of the biggest challenges to carry out needed upgrades to New Jersey’s leaky, aging drinking water [go to article]

Land Preservation

Editorial: Finally, a chance to preserve again

Editorial: Finally, a chance to preserve again

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - State officials are finally ready to accept applications for newly available Green Acres funds — more than two years after voters [go to article]

Land trust helps expand county park

HUNTERDON LAND TRUST - Mary Smith is a bona fide country girl at heart. She milked cows for 38 years and loved working on her [go to article]

Where the bald eagle and owl dwell in Camden

KEVIN RIORDAN / PHILLY.COM - The Delaware River's back channel shimmers between the Camden shore and the lush, green expanse [go to article]

Video

Washington Post: What a Trump presidency means for climate change


NJTV: Statewide water infrastructure repairs needed

Regional Issues
Water Resources

Opinion: Fixing N.J.’s water infrastructure is not a cost, it’s an investment

JANE KENNY and MARK MAURIELLO / STAR-LEDGER - The state of our drinking water infrastructure is no secret: We lose as much as 30 percent [go to…

Energy

Pinelands Commission keeping pipeline discussion under wraps

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The South Jersey Gas pipeline application is not on the agenda for Friday’s Pinelands Commission [go to article]

Pollution

Environmental suits: How N.J. can safeguard the funds

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When the Christie administration announced the first of a series of multimillion-dollar settlements with Passaic River [go to article]

Wildlife

Editorial: Whale of a tale in the Hudson

NORTHJERSEY.COM - When a humpback whale was seen swimming in the Hudson River near the George Washington Bridgelast month, the public [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Sea level rise could permanently flood parts of New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With sea-level rise accelerating, policies that focus primarily on the effects of storm surge fall short [go to article]

Highlands

Officials questioned over proposal to put septic systems in Highlands

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - State and federal officials were questioned Thursday over whether they had used the right methods in determining [go to article]

Pinelands

Pinelands Commission keeping pipeline discussion under wraps

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The South Jersey Gas pipeline application is not on the agenda for Friday’s Pinelands Commission [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Editorial: Park maintenance

THE RECORD - The need to maintain and repair park infrastructure in the nation's most congested state is obvious. But like other state needs [go to article]

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