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Does Keystone XL permitting decision spell the end of oil trains? Not quite

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Will Nebraska’s decision to approve a permit for the controversial Keystone XL pipeline signal the end [go to article]

‘Just amazing:’ Bald eagle spotted in Bayonne, New Jersey

CBS - A soaring symbol of freedom was spotted in an unexpected place. As CBS2’s Jessica Borg reported, a bald eagle [go to article]

Carteret reaches $7.4M settlement with former smelter operator

LUKE NOZICKA / NJ.COM - The borough has reached a more than $7 million settlement with the owner of an old metals-refining [go to article]

Hopatcong fishes for weed problem solution

KATIE MOEN / NJ HERALD - Today, Candlewood Lake in Sherman, Conn., is beautiful and pristine. In the summer months [go to article]

Ethanol has replaced oil trains as hidden safety risk in N.J.

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The volume of crude oil shipped by rail may have declined in recent months, but communities in New Jersey and other [go to article]

Superstorm Sandy: 5 years later, New Jersey is still storm proofing

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When Hurricane Sandy barreled into the New Jersey coast five years ago today, it pushed a 12-foot [go to article]

Pompton Lakes residents rally to oppose controversial cleanup plan

JAMES M O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Holding signs that said “DuPont clean up your mess” and “Don’t pinch pennies on our health,” a group [go to article]

151 bears killed in first 4 days of hunt with protests planned for Saturday

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - The N.J. bear hunt is entering a fifth day after another 28 were killed on Thursday, bringing [go to article]

‘Greens’ say Highlands Council trying to stifle public comment

‘Greens’ say Highlands Council trying to stifle public comment

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental groups are challenging proposals to update a blueprint for the state’s management [go to article]

‘Oil Lake’ in Meadowlands to be cleaned after languishing for decades

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A Superfund site in the Meadowlands dubbed "Oil Lake," which is home to tons of contaminated soil from [go to article]

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