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Pollution police on patrol in North Jersey waters

JAMES M. O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - When an alarming chemical odor was detected near a drinking water intake pipe on the Passaic River [go to article]

Environmental hazards limit housing values in 25 percent of zip codes

Environmental hazards limit housing values in 25 percent of zip codes

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - About one in four single-family homes and condos in the nation — a total of about 17.3 million [go to article]

Lower limit for PFOA approved, advances to NJ DEP

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The state's drinking water advisory panel approved a recommendation that would lower the limit [go to article]

Tougher N.J. law targets kids’ lead paint threat

Tougher N.J. law targets kids’ lead paint threat

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - More landlords and other homeowners likely will be forced to remove lead paint from their [go to article]

Arsenic, lead levels could crush property values in N.J. town, suit says

CRAIG MCCARTHY / NJ.COM - It's been five years since the owners of the U.S. Metals Refining Company agreed to test the dirt around its former [go to article]

State Supreme Court extends liabilities for environmental damages

State Supreme Court extends liabilities for environmental damages

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state Supreme Court yesterday ruled that insurers can be held liable for cleaning up environmental pollution [go to article]

Efforts to curb plastic-bag litter face major opposition

Efforts to curb plastic-bag litter face major opposition

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - They are often found dangling stubbornly on trees, clogging storm drains or, at times, in the throat of a choking [go to article]

EPA’s next regional chief faces critical N.J. issues

EPA’s next regional chief faces critical N.J. issues

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - It is arguably the top environmental watchdog position for New Jersey: a regulator who oversees the cleanup [go to article]

Feds renewed fuel-economy standards will help N.J. reduce smog

Feds renewed fuel-economy standards will help N.J. reduce smog

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - In a move that may be challenged by a new administration, the federal Environmental Protection Agency [go to article]

Could Trump administration undo toxic Passaic River fix?

Could Trump administration undo toxic Passaic River fix?

NANCY SOLOMON / WNYC - The Trump Administration is expected to bring radical change to the Environmental Protection Agency, and New Jersey [go to article]

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