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Trump can save his presidency with a great deal to save the climate

Trump can save his presidency with a great deal to save the climate

DANA NUCCITELLI / THE GUARDIAN - A month into his presidency, Donald Trump already has a minus-8 job approval rating (43% approve, 51% disapprove) [go to article]

Opinion: Gov. Christie’s policies are costing N.J. green jobs

Opinion: Gov. Christie’s policies are costing N.J. green jobs

BEN FOREST / STAR-LEDGER - Throughout the state, dirty gas pipelines, like the controversial Pinelands pipeline, frack oil trains and old nuclear plants [go to article]

N.J. environmentalists: Trump’s EPA pick will threaten clean air, water

N.J. environmentalists: Trump’s EPA pick will threaten clean air, water

DOUG O'MALLEY / STAR-LEDGER - The countdown is underway for a U.S. Senate vote on President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental [go to article]

Politics and Policy

Pinelands pipeline project up for approval on Friday—after 6 years

Pinelands pipeline project up for approval on Friday—after 6 years

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With a crucial vote set for Friday, conservationists rallied outside the State House yesterday [go to article]

Three strikes against NJ ‘Greens’: Trump, Congress, new EPA chief

Three strikes against NJ ‘Greens’: Trump, Congress, new EPA chief

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Seldom has the political climate seemed so grim for New Jersey’s environmental community [go to article]

Trump to roll back Obama’s climate, water rules through executive action

JULIET EILPERIN and STEVEN MUFSON / WASHINGTON POST - President Trump is preparing executive orders aimed at curtailing Obama-era policies [go to article]

Activists rally in Newark over new EPA administrator

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - “The people of this country demand clean air, clean water, cleaning up toxic sites,” said Sierra [go to article]

E.P.A. workers try to block Pruitt in show of defiance

E.P.A. workers try to block Pruitt in show of defiance

CORAL DAVENPORT / NEW YORK TIMES - Employees of the Environmental Protection Agency have been calling their senators to urge them to vote [go to article]

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Energy

Pinelands pipeline project up for approval on Friday—after 6 years

Pinelands pipeline project up for approval on Friday—after 6 years

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With a crucial vote set for Friday, conservationists rallied outside the State House yesterday [go…

Director backs approval of Pinelands pipeline

SUSANNE CERVENKA / APP.COM - The New Jersey Pinelands Commission executive director is recommending approval of a controversial natural gas pipeline that is…

Regional Issues
Water Resources

Lower limit for PFOA approved, advances to NJ DEP

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The state's drinking water advisory panel approved a recommendation that would lower the limit [go to article]

Food & Farming

Farmland preservation could be in the green again, if funding clears

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - For the first time in a few years, the state is starting to dole out [go to article]

Land Preservation

More land added to Sourland Mountain Preserve

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - A Feb. 9 closing was held on 58.25 acres of land being deeded to the Somerset County Open Space Preservation Program [go to article]

Wildlife

Fewer seals stranded along New Jersey’s coast this year

JACK TOMCZUK / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Rest and a diet of eight pounds of fish a day should be enough to nurse [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

Editorial: New Wildwood bayfront housing would add to storm risks, costs

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Wildwood has an idea for developing ratables to help offset the heavy property taxes of residents. Unfortunately [go to article]

Highlands

Plan to pipe 400K barrels of oil through N.J. Highlands hits big setback

FAUSTO GIOVANNY PINTO / NJ.COM - A controversial proposal to pipe 400,000 barrels across protected watersheds in North Jersey every day suffered [go to article]

Pinelands

Pinelands pipeline project up for approval on Friday—after 6 years

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With a crucial vote set for Friday, conservationists rallied outside the State House yesterday [go to article]

Parks & Public Lands

Republicans move to sell off 3.3m acres of national land, sparking rallies

CATY ENDERS / THE GUARDIAN - Now that Republicans have quietly drawn a path to give away much of Americans’ public land, US representative [go to article]

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