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New Jersey rejects PennEast application for water permit for now, gives company new deadline

New Jersey rejects PennEast application for water permit for now, gives company new deadline

JON HURDLE and SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - The embattled PennEast natural gas pipeline suffered another blow on Wednesday [go to article]

Will Trump allow oil drilling off Jersey Shore?

Will Trump allow oil drilling off Jersey Shore?

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - President Donald Trump's administration is going to review the five-year oil drilling plan that put [go to article]

Program on environmental issues cites importance of gubernatorial race

LEA KAHN / CENTRALJERSEY.COM - Given the lack of interest in environmental issues shown by President Donald Trump, it’s going [go to article]

PennEast runs into more permit snags with another federal agency

PennEast runs into more permit snags with another federal agency

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - PennEast is not done dealing with permits from federal agencies just yet. The Army Corps [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]

Climate Solutions Caucus begins bipartisan quest to combat climate change

Climate Solutions Caucus begins bipartisan quest to combat climate change

MATT LASLO / WHYY NEWSWORKS - Many Republicans deny climate change exists — or at least that humans are [go to article]

Officials say company is avoiding Passaic cleanup costs

Officials say company is avoiding Passaic cleanup costs

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - State legislators are calling on federal and state agencies to investigate whether Argentina’s state-run oil [go to article]

State DEP looks to tighten regulations governing pollution from soot

State DEP looks to tighten regulations governing pollution from soot

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is proposing to tighten an important rule to limit pollution from factories and other businesses [go to article]

Lawmakers, activists protest Trump’s ‘unprecedented’ EPA cuts

SARA JERDE / NJ.COM - More than a decade has gone by and millions have been spent to clean up [go to article]

President Trump’s budget would cut Superfund toxic cleanup program by 30%

President Trump’s budget would cut Superfund toxic cleanup program by 30%

LEDYARD KING / USA TODAY - When the Trump administration’s preliminary budget came out last month, the news was not good [go to article]

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