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Commentary: New Jersey’s new governor campaigned on a robust clean energy plan. Let’s get started.

MARY BARBER / ENVIRONMENTAL DEFENSE FUND - The election of Phil Murphy as New Jersey’s next governor represents an opportunity [go to article]

Gilbert: Can’t afford clean energy? Think again

TOM GILBERT / APP.COM - Most of us here in New Jersey — 89 percent, according to recent polls — want clean, renewable energy [go to article]

DEP: Defends its role in protecting New Jersey’s environment

ROBERT GEIST / NJDEP - The November 14 op-ed by New Jersey Audubon’s lobbyist Kelly Mooij titled, “Sustained, Severe Cuts Equal [go to article]

Editorial: Stay firm on protecting Highlands

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The battle over septic tanks in the Highlands continues, with the state Legislature now considering an unusual step [go to article]

How to protect the Atlantic fishery

JOHN G. GANS / NY TIMES - Earlier this year, a couple of New Jersey anglers were fishing the waters near the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge [go to article]

Editorial: Override Christie veto on oil train safety

NORTHJERSEY.COM - In July, Gov. Chris Christie vetoed a bill that would have required railroads in New Jersey to provide detailed information [go to article]

Editorial: N.J. wants to keep this toxin from getting to your drinking water

TIMES OF TRENTON - You may never have heard of the chemical known as PFOA - scientific name, perfluorooctanoic acid [go to article]

Opinion: Climate change costs a lot more than we recognize

MARK BUCHANAN / BLOOMBERG - The latest U.S. government report on climate change illustrates how expensive the phenomenon [go to article]

Opinion: We can fight climate chaos from the Garden State

LENA SMITH / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If you’re still waiting for firm evidence of climate-change chaos, it’s all around us. There is a serious [go to article]

Sustained, severe cuts equal setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

Sustained, severe cuts equal setbacks at NJ Department of Environmental Protection

KELLY MOOIJ / TAP INTO - Long-term budget and staff cuts have severely impacted the ability of the New Jersey Department of Environmental [go to article]

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