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Wednesday, October 16, 2019


Plastic bags at Walmart

Editorial: NJ single-use-plastic ban takes shape as towns keep pressure on

THE PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The statewide movement to prohibit single-use plastic bags has grown since it started four years ago in Jersey Shore municipalities [go to article]

Opinion: Energy efficiency crucial for New Jersey’s future

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Imagine two light bulbs side by side. One is a 12-watt LED bulb and the other is traditional 60-watt incandescent [go to article]
LNG cargo ship

Editorial: Keep on top of elusive LNG terminal application

SOUTH JERSEY TIMES - In case you missed it — and you probably did — the Delaware Riverkeeper Network held a “public forum” Monday evening on plans to bring [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

Editorial: Murphy’s helpful community solar initiative seconded by installers

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Residents and businesses in New Jersey have paid $2.8 billion in subsidies to companies that install solar energy panels [go to article]
Birders in Cape May, NJ

Opinion: Massive bird losses should be ‘a rallying call to action’

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Bird watchers all over New Jersey have been feeling something [go to article]
Raritan Bay Williams Transco pipeline

Opinion: Gov. Murphy must oppose Williams Transco pipeline

CINDY ZIPF / CLEAN OCEAN ACTION - Williams Transco, a mega-fossil fuel supplier is proposing a massive pipeline called Northeast Supply Enhancement Project [go to article]
Mantoloking Sandy damage

Climate change means the government faces more costs from natural disasters. If only it...

MALKA OLDER / NBC NEWS - Hurricanes might not be becoming more frequent, but they are certainly becoming more intense, and they are doing so [go to article]
Students protest climate change

Opinion: No, Greta, a healthy planet for our children’s future isn’t too much to...

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The signs said it all: “There’s no Planet B.” “The world is changing, why aren’t we?” “Our home is on fire” [go to article]
PennEast Pipeline protest sign

Opinion: PennEast setback a huge victory for preserved land in NJ and beyond

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - The land conservation community in New Jersey was stunned five years ago when the private, for-profit PennEast pipeline company [go to article]
Drinking water

Here’s how to end the Newark water crisis – and prevent the next one

DAN O'FLAHERTY and ALEXANDER VAN GEEN / STAR-LEDGER - Making Newark’s tap water safe to drink won’t do much good unless people believe that the water is safe [go to article]

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