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Package of three bills ratchets up state’s renewable-energy goals

Package of three bills ratchets up state’s renewable-energy goals

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Earlier this month, a package of three bills to overhaul the state’s energy policies was quietly [go to article]

Gov. Kean: Rethinking the Jersey Shore’s future in an age of climate change

Gov. Kean: Rethinking the Jersey Shore’s future in an age of climate change

THOMAS H. KEAN and PETER KASABACH / STAR-LEDGER - The 2017 hurricane season has already brought the U.S. three devastating storms [go to article]

Ballot question approval would lock in environmental funds

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - If your community’s land and water were contaminated – and the polluter was fined [go to article]

Opinion: Transforming the garden state into the pipeline state

Opinion: Transforming the garden state into the pipeline state

KIM KELLY / ALJAZEERA - Whenever someone asks me where I'm from, I tell them, "I'm from the most beautiful place you've [go to article]

Opinion: Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars

Opinion: Our cities need fewer cars, not cleaner cars

VENKAT SUMANTRAN, CHARLES FINE and DAVID GONSALVEZ / THE GUARDIAN - The spectre of our cities choking with unhealthy air has prompted numerous governments [go to article]

The unique history of Petty’s Island

MICHAEL HILL / NJTV NEWS - In the Delaware River off Camden sits Petty’s Island. You can call it treasure island, too [go to article]

Why Cape May’s monarch butterfly migration population varies so much

DIANE STOPYRA / WHYY NEWS - This time of year, being in southern New Jersey can feel like being inside a snow globe [go to article]

N.J. bear hunt nets 241 kills by Saturday night

MICHAEL IZZO and MATT KADOSH / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Hunters had killed 52 bears by 10:30 p.m. Saturday night, bringing the total number [go to article]

NJ’s next governor should champion environmental justice

ANA ISABEL BAPTISTA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - While New Jersey prepares for a new governor, important questions about the state’s environment, health [go to article]

How cities can protect poor people and minorities from climate change

How cities can protect poor people and minorities from climate change

NATALIE DELGADILLO / GOVERNING - When environmental disasters strike, low-income people and minorities are hit hardest. Not just because [go to article]

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