NJ failing to put out required pollution reports

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MIKE CATALINI / AP / GREENWICH TIME – New Jersey’s environmental regulators have failed for nearly a decade to meet a legal requirement they provide a detailed written accounting each year of enforcement actions against polluters of state waterways, the Associated Press has found.

The Clean Water Enforcement Act requires that by the end of March every year the Department of Environmental Protection issue an enforcement report to the Legislature and governor. But none has been submitted since 2010, according to the agency’s response to an AP request under the state open records law …

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