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Commentary
Opinion: DEP sides with pipelines over clean water

Opinion: DEP sides with pipelines over clean water

NJ SIERRA CLUB - The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has rolled back protections for our streams and buffers and has opened up [go to article]

Editorial: Park maintenance

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]

As Arctic Ocean ice disappears, the global climate impacts intensify

As Arctic Ocean ice disappears, the global climate impacts intensify

PETER WADHAMS / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - The news last week that summer ice covering the Arctic Ocean was tied for the second-lowest extent [go to article]

Opinion: Why we need a carbon tax, and why it won’t be enough

Opinion: Why we need a carbon tax, and why it won’t be enough

BILL MCKIBBEN / YALE ENVIRONMENT 360 - It feels as if we may be getting close, or at least closer, as a nation to putting [go to article]

Politics and Policy

FERC urged to take another look at PennEast pipeline plan after route changes

FERC urged to take another look at PennEast pipeline plan after route changes

JON HURDLE / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Environmental groups called on Monday for a fresh federal review of a plan to build the controversial PennEast [go to article]

PennEast submits out-of-time route changes, FERC urged to halt review

MERCERME - The New Jersey Conservation Foundation (NJ Conservation) and Stony Brook-Millstone Watershed Association (SBMWA) yesterday called upon the Federal [go to article]

Penneast proposes route changes to lessen environmental impact

Penneast proposes route changes to lessen environmental impact

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Beset with criticism about the environmental impacts of its project, the developer of the PennEast natural-gas pipeline [go to article]

Drinking water panel urges DEP to adopt nation’s strictest limit on PFOA

Drinking water panel urges DEP to adopt nation’s strictest limit on PFOA

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A New Jersey panel of scientific advisers on Thursday recommended that the state adopt the nation’s [go to article]

NJ needs to accelerate efforts to get more electric cars on road

NJ needs to accelerate efforts to get more electric cars on road

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - With the state facing a mandate to get less-polluting cars on the road, lawmakers are reviving efforts [go to article]

Land Preservation

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]

Another addition to Sourland Mountain Preserve announced

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - A Spring Hill Road property, targeted for preservation on the township’s open space master plan due to its sensitive environmental characteristics [go to article]

N.J. Open Space advocates expect $70M to be available next year for projects

N.J. Open Space advocates expect $70M to be available next year for projects

JOHN C. ENSSLIN / THE RECORD - Open Space advocates say they expect about $70 million will be available next year for green [go to article]

Hunterdon Land Trust farmers market

Regional Issues
Water Resources

Drinking water panel urges DEP to adopt nation’s strictest limit on PFOA

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A New Jersey panel of scientific advisers on Thursday recommended that the state adopt the nation’s [go to article]

Energy

FERC urged to take another look at PennEast pipeline plan after route changes

JON HURDLE / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Environmental groups called on Monday for a fresh federal review of a plan to build the controversial PennEast [go to article]

Pollution

Cancer-causing metal found in drinking water in Bergen, Passaic counties, report says

SCOTT FALLON /  THE RECORD - A metal that can cause cancer has been found in drinking water throughout New Jersey including all systems [go to article]

Wildlife

270-pound sea turtle rescued on Avalon beach

PATRICIA MADEJ / PHILLY VOICE - A 270-pound sea turtle is safe and resting after she got caught in the surf Monday [go to article]

Coast & Ocean

270-pound sea turtle rescued on Avalon beach

PATRICIA MADEJ / PHILLY VOICE - A 270-pound sea turtle is safe and resting after she got caught in the surf Monday [go to article]

Highlands

Opinion: Proposed changes to Highlands rules based on flawed data

ELLIOTT RUGA / NJ HIGHLANDS COALITION - New Jersey Farm Bureau President Rick Suydam claims that “a wealth of scientific data from the U.S. Geological [go to…

Pinelands

Conservationists fear off-roaders will damage NJ Pinelands

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Along the south branch of South Jersey’s Forked River, less than a mile west of the Garden State [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]

Wild New Jersey Photo Stream