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CSX lobbied Christie officials before he vetoed oil-train bill

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - CSX Transportation lobbied New Jersey officials to oppose legislation to increase the transparency of oil train [go to article]

Court OKs state permits for controversial High Mountain development

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - In a blow to environmentalists, a state appellate court ruled Friday that permits issued [go to article]

N.J. chemical company violated water pollution act, must pay $153K

ERIC KIEFER / NEWARK PATCH - Representatives for the Cardolite Corporation, an international chemical company that formerly operated [go to article]

Editorial: Oil train veto leaves New Jerseyans at risk

Editorial: Oil train veto leaves New Jerseyans at risk

NORTHJERSEY.COM - The risk posed by so-called “oil trains” barreling through several towns in Bergen County is real, but one Gov. Chris Christie doesn’t seem terribly [go to article]

Legislators echo calls for more testing at Ringwood Superfund site

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A suspected carcinogen that is now topping the list of concern-causing contaminants at the Ford Superfund site [go to article]

116 acres in Kinnelon to be preserved as open space

DAILY RECORD - The 116 acres of undeveloped land in Kinnelon known as the Untermeyer Lake tract has been purchased [go to article]

After years of waiting, contaminated sediment finally dredged from Pompton Lake

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A mucky gray mix of gravel, sediment and peat rolls up conveyor belts and plops onto piles [go to article]

Increased whale sightings in New York City waters a sign of cleaner waters

CBS - New video shows a diver off the coast of Tasmania coming face to face with a whale recently [go to article]

Concerns over 1,4-dioxane hang over Ringwood community advisory group meeting

DAVID M. ZIMMER / NORTHJERSEY.COM - An environmental group reported elevated readings of a dangerous, yet little known chemical [go to article]

NJ launches largest landfill remediation project ever in Kearny

JEN URSILLO / NJ 101.5 - The Department of Environmental Protection is launching a nearly $40 million project to cap [go to article]

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