Now Murphy’s soccer team won’t relocate to land where trees could be chopped down

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BRENT JOHNSON / NJ.COM – The pro women’s soccer team co-owned by Gov. Phil Murphy will have to find its new home elsewhere.

Sky Blue FC is pulling its support of a proposed Ocean County sports complex that may have housed its new stadium — just hours after media reports in which environmentalists voiced outrage, especially over how developers plan to cut down thousands of trees, NJ Advance Media has confirmed.

“Due to environmental concerns that have been brought to our attention, Sky Blue FC is withdrawing our support for the Trophy Park project application,” Tony Novo, the team’s general manager, said in a statement late Thursday night …

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