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Saturday, July 4, 2020


Ocean City flooded by winter storm, jersey shore

Editorial: Rising seas will erode the Jersey shore real estate market

STAR-LEDGER - Here's something to ponder if you have just acquired a 30-year mortgage for a beachfront property in Lavallette, Long Beach, Little Egg Harbor or a few dozen [go to article]
plastic bag floats in ocean

Editorial: A plastic bag fee? No, a legislative money-grab

STAR-LEDGER - With buccaneering vigor, our state Legislature has decided that money dedicated to improving the health of lead-poisoned children isn't as important as spackling [go to article]
Wind turbines in fog

Opinion: Sorry, coal. Sorry, nukes. You just can’t compete with offshore wind power.

TINA CASEY / RED, GREEN AND BLUE -If the latest news out of the US Department of Energy is any indication, the Trump Administration’s newest stratagem [go to article]
jersey shore dunes, new jersey environment

The fate of my grandmother’s home: Facing sea level rise in New Jersey

AMANDA DEVECKA-RINEAR / UNION OF CONCERNED SCIENTISTS - I live in my Grandmother’s house. We are lucky. My family has owned this home on the Jersey Shore [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Opinion: Tested solution addresses flooding, polluted runoff

ED POTOSNAK and CHRIS STURM / APP.COM - The closure last week of 47 New Jersey beaches due to high levels of fecal bacteria highlights an important issue [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Opinion: Before another shutdown, let’s not repeat Beachgate – Keep our parks open this...

ERIC STILES / NJ.COM - It's been a year since the famous Fourth of July shutdown of New Jersey's beaches and parks, the victims of Trenton politics [go to article]
Wind energy

Commentary: The public health benefits of adding offshore wind to the grid

JONATHAN BUONOCORE / THE CONVERSATION - New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts [go to article]
PennEast Pipeline protest

Opinion: A cascade of travesties

MICHAEL HEFFLER / NJ SPOTLIGHT - When it comes to deciding if we have enough pipeline infrastructure, it’s clear that the federal agency in charge of reviewing pipeline [go to article]
Exxon sign, nj environment news

Editorial: A string of losses for the NJ environment

NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy has compared DuPont’s cancer-causing contamination under a Pompton Lakes neighborhood to Love Canal [go to article]
new jersey solar power, wind energy

Opinion: N.J. (re)emerges as a national clean energy leader

BARBARA BLUMENTHAL and MIKE O'BOYLE / APP.COM - When Gov. Phil Murphy signed a landmark clean energy bill last week, New Jersey reclaimed national leadership [go to article]

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