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How would you spend $72M to reduce air pollution in New Jersey?

MICHAEL SYMONS / NJ 101.5 - New Jersey could soon receive a $72 million share from Volkswagen’s settlement of emissions-cheating allegations, and there’s no shortage [go to article]

Water-borne chemicals near military base exceed EPA health guidelines

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Two chemicals that have been linked to cancer and other diseases have been found in a Burlington [go to article]

Leaking sewer pipes caused Shore river pollution, state says

MARYANN SPOTO / NJ.COM - State environmental officials say they've located and eliminated a major source of pollution of the Shark River, a popular [go to article]

VW emissions settlement could be windfall for NJ push for cleaner air

VW emissions settlement could be windfall for NJ push for cleaner air

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is beginning to map out how it will spend the $65.3 million it is entitled to stemming from a settlement [go to…

Budget plan bumps up lead funding to $20m; advocates say more is needed

Budget plan bumps up lead funding to $20m; advocates say more is needed

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Gov. Chris Christie’s proposed state budget for the next fiscal year beginning in July will invest [go to article]

Study: Less pollution in New Jersey streams, but more salt

Study: Less pollution in New Jersey streams, but more salt

WAYNE PARRY / ABC NEWS / AP - A new federal study shows less pollution in most New Jersey streams, but salt levels rising [go to article]

Editorial: Cleaning up the Hackensack

Editorial: Cleaning up the Hackensack

THE RECORD - If ever there were a time and place for a robust federal response to pollution in New Jersey, it is just [go to article]

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]

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