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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]

Opinion: Developers shouldn’t get their way with N.J.’s drinking water supplies

Opinion: Developers shouldn’t get their way with N.J.’s drinking water supplies

JAKE MCNICHOL and ELLIOTT RUGA / STAR-LEDGER - President Barack Obama's decision to permanently protect the Arctic Ocean and portions of the Atlantic [go to article]

‘Greens’ continue to fight against greater development in Highlands

‘Greens’  continue to fight against greater development in Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJSPOTLIGHT - Fearful a new rule could lead to more development in the most sensitive parts of the Highlands [go to article]

Officials questioned over proposal to put septic systems in Highlands

SCOTT FALLON / THE RECORD - State and federal officials were questioned Thursday over whether they had used the right methods in determining [go to article]

Opinion: Proposed changes to Highlands rules based on flawed data

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 article]

Environmental group says proposed land use changes threaten area

Environmental group says proposed land use changes threaten area

PHIL GARBER / MOUNT OLIVE CHRONICLE - A proposed change in septic rules would open up more area for development in the most [go to article]

Critics call on DEP to hold line on septic-tank density in Highlands

Critics call on DEP to hold line on septic-tank density in Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The environmental community is gearing up to lobby lawmakers again to try and block [go to article]

Editorial: Highlands Act needs to be saved

Editorial: Highlands Act needs to be saved

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The Highlands Act restricting development across hundreds of thousands of acres in North Jersey exists for good reason, protecting a watershed [go to article]

NJ Sierra Club concerned Highlands area is ‘under attack’

NJ Sierra Club concerned Highlands area is ‘under attack’

ERIKA NORTON / SPARTA INDEPENDENT - On the 12th anniversary of the signing of the Highlands Water Protection Act, the New Jersey Sierra [go to article]

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