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Opinion: Pollution hurts some people more than others. That’s been true for centuries

Opinion: Pollution hurts some people more than others. That’s been true for centuries

ARICA L. COLEMAN / TIME - When communities around the world mark Earth Day on Saturday, the issues that will be highlighted are ones [go to article]

The 11 counties with the worst air pollution in N.J.

LEN MELISURGO / NJ.COM - The air quality in New Jersey has gotten better during the past year, but it still ranks among the worst [go to article]

The 218,807 dirty details of trash found on N.J. beaches

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - Plastic wasn't the only thing littering New Jersey's beaches last year. But it continued [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]

Lawmakers: Argentine company is trying to get out of $1.38B Passaic River cleanup

Lawmakers: Argentine company is trying to get out of $1.38B Passaic River cleanup

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Argentina’s state-run oil company is trying to avoid paying a substantial portion [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]

How bad is pharmaceutical pollution in the Hudson?

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Scientists are taking samples of the Hudson River this month in an ambitious plan to measure how much [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]

The most toxic sites in each New Jersey county

The most toxic sites in each New Jersey county

S.P. SULLIVAN / NJ.COM - New Jersey has more places under the federal Superfund program, which prioritizes cleanups of dangerous contaminated [go to article]

Wealth didn’t matter. Pollution from a coal-fired plant, carried miles by wind, still hurt their babies

Wealth didn’t matter. Pollution from a coal-fired plant, carried miles by wind, still hurt their babies

DARRYL FEARS / WASHINGTON POST - Air pollution from power plants has wanderlust. It never stays still. It rides the wind, drifting far from its source [go to article]

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