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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]

Groups of coyotes worry residents, but experts say they are not a likely a threat

JAMES M. O'NEILL and SARAH NOLAN / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Residents of Saddle River have been forced to share their borough in recent months [go to article]

Opinion: Protecting the Highlands means protecting our water

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - If you drink Budweiser, you’re drinking water from New Jersey’s Highlands! [go to article]

Environmentalists, locals decry cuts to EPA budget

DEBRA-ANN KRETSCHMER / SPARTA INDPENDENT - Environmentalists and a local official toured the Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund site in Byram on Tuesday [go to article]

Meadowlands gas pipeline plans criticized by environmentalists

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A plan by energy giant Williams to build a half-mile natural gas pipeline in the Meadowlands has drawn criticism [go to article]

Editorial: Time for action on oil trains

Editorial: Time for action on oil trains

STAR-LEDGER - Ask the Teaneck Fire Chief where an oil train accident ranks among the things that keep him up at night [go to article]

Protecting New Jersey from sea level rise: The future of the Meadowlands

Protecting New Jersey from sea level rise: The future of the Meadowlands

DERRICK Z. JACKSON / UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS - Looking out over the vast marshy wetlands that stood between them and the Manhattan [go to article]

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