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Sunday, July 12, 2020


plastic bag in tree

Opinion: Ventnor shows environmental leadership with fee on single-use bags

ED POTOSNAK / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Who hasn’t purchased a pack of gum, or other small item, only to have it swiftly loaded into a plastic shopping bag for the short journey [go to article]
Vernon NJ residential dump

Editorial: They’re talking solid waste in Trenton today. They should discuss local dumps in...

STAR-LEDGER - There is a 75-foot pile of dirt mixed with construction garbage slouched across a residential two-acre plot in Vernon in Sussex County. The townsfolk fear [go to article]

Editorial: Consider moving East Point Lighthouse inland to protect it

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - East Point Lighthouse for about a hundred years guided Delaware Bay boats from its shoreline location [go to article]
water faucet

Opinion: They’re thinking about taxing the kitchen sink, too

JOAN QUIGLEY / JERSEY JOURNAL - There are 120 bills pending in Trenton relating to water usage. Most concern testing, pricing, quality and the composition [go to article]
offshore wind energy, new jersey environment news

Commentary: New Jersey’s offshore wind industry might not be dead after all

TINA CASEY / CLEAN TECHNICA - If you can’t make the connection between New Jersey and offshore wind farms, there’s a good reason for that. A few years ago, New Jersey [go to article]
Belmar flooded by Hurricane Sandy

Editorial: Shore towns should look at greener solutions to climate change challenges

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Egg Harbor Township has applied for a federal grant of $2.4 million to tear down four eyesore motels in West Atlantic City as a way to mitigate flooding [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

Gov. Kean: Rethinking the Jersey Shore’s future in an age of climate change

THOMAS H. KEAN and PETER KASABACH / STAR-LEDGER - The 2017 hurricane season has already brought the U.S. three devastating storms [go to article]
Wind energy turbine construction workers

Editorial: Gov. Murphy, Orsted making history by tapping offshore wind

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Joseph Fiordaliso, president of the state Board of Public Utilities, wasn’t exaggerating when he called its unanimous approval of Orsted [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Opinion: New utilities would help NJ fight flooding and pollution

JOHN A. THONET and STEPHEN J. SOUZA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - 2018 will be one of the wettest years on record for the Garden State, and all that rain has resulted [go to article]
nj environment news, cars in traffic

Editorial: Hate your commute? So does the environment

TIMES OF TRENTON - Seven Northeast and Mid-Atlantic States, including Garden State neighbors New York and Delaware, are joining [go to article]

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