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Editorial: Battle of the Highlands rages on

Editorial: Battle of the Highlands rages on

ASBURY PARK PRESS - Lawmakers have thrown up an expected roadblock to prevent the Christie administration from generating more development in the preserved [go to article]

DEP lawmakers clash over development in the Highlands

DEP lawmakers clash over development in the Highlands

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Upset with a new rule they say threatens water supplies from the Highlands, lawmakers gave [go to article]

Lawmakers push back on development in Highlands, climate change

Lawmakers push back on development in Highlands, climate change

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a rebuke to the Christie administration, lawmakers voted to reverse environmental policies dealing [go to article]

Lawmakers close to blocking Christie’s Highlands development plans

Lawmakers close to blocking Christie’s Highlands development plans

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Lawmakers are a step away from blocking Gov. Chris Christie’s plans to allow more residential [go to article]

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]

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