Does NJ need stormwater utilities to stem polluted runoff and flooding?

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TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT – Until the state and towns begin addressing pollution caused by stormwater runoff, New Jersey will be hard-pressed to stem flooding and to upgrade water quality, experts said yesterday.

With climate change increasing abnormal flooding events, the problems caused by runoff from parking lots, streets and other impervious surfaces is likely to get worse, a panel of engineers, consultants, and local officials said at an event sponsored by The Watershed Institute …

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