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Editorial: Keep Highlands protections intact

Editorial: Keep Highlands protections intact

APP.COM - The Highlands Act, which went into effect in 2004, greatly restricts development across more than 800,000 North Jersey acres to protect [go to article]

DEP could go toe to toe with legislature over septic tanks in Highlands

DEP could go toe to toe with legislature over septic tanks in Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Department of Environmental Protection may be heading toward another confrontation [go to article]

State, Audubon hoping to move forward with logging at Sparta Mountain

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - If the state approves a plan to clear up to 200 acres of trees at the Sparta Mountain [go to article]

Highlands Council commits nearly $9 million to protect properties

MARK KITCHIN / NEW JERSEY HILLS - Nearly $9 million will be distributed to protect more than 3,000 acres of land in the Highlands [go to article]

Harsh words from Sparta Mountain plan’s opponents

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NJ HERALD - Like the raindrops falling from the oak leaves in the forest, accusations and denials about [go to article]

Lesniak’s bill would prevent logging on Sparta Mountain

BRUCE A. SCRUTON / NEW JERSEY HERALD - "Stop the Chop," a slogan adopted by those against any forestry work within Sparta Mountain [go to article]

Eyes left: Cornfield 1, Fast Food 0

GEORGE STAFFORD / BERNARDSVILLE NEWS - And so it came to past on a cold winter afternoon in Chester, New Jersey, that history [go to article]

Political battle lines drawn on changes to environmental policy in Northern N.J.

Political battle lines drawn on changes to environmental policy in Northern N.J.

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - Environmentalists are looking to run out the clock on Gov. Chris Christie. With Christie leaving office in January, some [go to article]

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

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]

Pilgrim could be N.J.’s oil pipeline to nowhere

Pilgrim could be N.J.’s oil pipeline to nowhere

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The proposed 178-mile oil pipeline between New Jersey and New York may [go to article]

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