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Monday, October 15, 2018


plastic waste pile

Opinion: Plastic bags are piling up. This plan will force us to change our...

ED POTOSNAK / STAR-LEDGER - Every day, it seems like another company is announcing that it's taking up the fight on plastic pollution [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Op-ed: Solar program must work for underserved communities in NJ

PARI KASOTIA and TOM FIGEL / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Gov. Phil Murphy signed bold renewable-energy legislation in May. It includes a new community solar program to give renters [go to article]
Zinke, Trump and Pence

Editorial: GOP must get on board with climate crisis, or we’ll all pay the...

STAR-LEDGER - Twelve years. That's the time we have to make drastic reductions in our fossil fuel consumption or we will reach a tipping point in the fight against climate change [go to article]
American Cyanamid Superfund Site, Bridgewater, NJ

Editorial: Feds must fund Cyanamid cleanup

MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The Environmental Protection Agency has signed off on a final cleanup plan for the most contaminated portions of the American Cyanamid Superfund [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Editorial: Trump says the planet’s screwed, so let’s burn as much fossil fuel as...

STAR-LEDGER - First the good news: Science may no longer be the greatest casualty in Donald Trump's war on truth, as his official position on climate change has made [go to article]
Christine Todd Whitman, new jersey environment

Gov. Whitman: I’m glad to see Republicans recognizing climate change. Now they must do...

CHRISTINE TODD WHITMAN / NJ.COM - During my time as both governor of New Jersey and administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, I knew that I'd be judged [go to article]

Editorial: Berry’s Creek toxic waste cleanup is long overdue

NORTHJERSEY.COM - At last it appears that real environmental relief, complete with restorative dredging, may soon be coming to Berry’s Creek in the Meadowlands [go to article]
water drop

Editorial: NJ shows nation how to get toxic chemical out of drinking water

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Usually it’s not a bad idea to let the federal government set the allowable standards for toxic substances in the nation’s water [go to article]

Editorial: N.J. gives out green for more urban (and suburban) trees

TIMES OF TRENTON - Living in a metropolis can be tough, what with densely populated streets, traffic jams and the incessant car horns [go to article]
Solar Panels

Opinion: Community solar can help Murphy hit clean energy goal

LENA SMITH / APP.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy pushed New Jersey close to the front of the race to develop clean, renewable energy when he signed a law to get half [go to article]

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