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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]

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

EPA to ease emission restrictions on coal-fired power plants

MATTHEW DALY / AP / NEW JERSEY HERALD - The Trump administration is moving to roll back the centerpiece of President Barack [go to article]

Christie announces $20M for future health of Barnegat Bay

KEVIN SHEA / NJ.COM - Gov. Chris Christie announced $20 million in grants Wednesday to county and local governments, and environmental [go to article]

DEP wants public input on spending NJ’s share of VW settlement

DEP wants public input on spending NJ’s share of VW settlement

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is looking for public input on how to spend $72.2 million to clean [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]

Editorial: Pompton Lakes plan has risks

NORTHJERSEY.COM - Forgive the people of Pompton Lakes for being skeptical about the questionable pilot plan being floated to keep cancer-causing [go to article]

E.P.A. threatens to stop funding Justice Dept. environmental work

E.P.A. threatens to stop funding Justice Dept. environmental work

CHARLIE SAVAGE / NEW YORK TIMES - Scott Pruitt, the Environmental Protection Agency administrator who has aggressively pushed to dismantle [go to article]

Trump administration picks new EPA chief for New Jersey and New York

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A New York lawmaker was tapped Thursday by the Trump administration to lead the important U.S. [go to article]

State drafts settlements in three longstanding pollution lawsuits

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Since August, the state has reached draft settlements with three oil companies who have agreed [go to article]

The looming Superfund nightmare

VANN R. NEWKIRK II / THE ATLANTIC - The line between the acts of God and human acts has always been [go to article]

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