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Thursday, June 21, 2018


new jersey environment, liberty state park, jersey city

Editorial: Making the right call on Liberty State Park

NORTHJERSEY.COM - The misguided attempt to add three golf course holes to the long-protected Caven Point peninsula in Liberty State Park was always a bad idea [go to article]
Salem nuclear power plant, new jersey

Opinion: Why should NJ families subsidize nukes in Pennsylvania?

TOM MORAN / STAR-LEDGER - New Jersey families and businesses are likely to be hit soon by a $300 million annual surcharge on electric bills to subsidize PSEG's nuclear plants [go to article]
solar, wind energy

We have inherited the sun: NJ NAACP enthused about clean energy

RONALD C. MCCRAY / NJ SPOTLIGHT - As the Environmental and Climate Justice Chair of the New Jersey State Conference of the NAACP, I believe that the New Jersey Assembly [go to article]
Governor Phil Murphy

Editorial: Murphy should veto nuclear subsidies bill

APP.COM - Remember all of that money that may soon be coming out of our pockets to prop up New Jersey’s nuclear industry? [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Op-ed: How we’ve reduced backlog of environmental remediation cases in NJ

JOHN OBERER / NJ SPOTLIGHT - May 7 will mark the ninth anniversary of New Jersey’s adoption of a Licensed Site Remediation Professional (LSRP) program aimed [go to article]
pinelands, new jersey environment

Opinion: The Pine Barrens gets some help from its friends

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJCF - Along New Jersey State Highway 72 in New Lisbon, just around the bend from Brendan Byrne State Forest, is a publicly-accessible forest fire [go to article]
Wind energy turbine construction workers

Opinion: Workers and environmentalists stand in solidarity on climate

DAN FATTON and LOUIS KIMMEL / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Trump administration has taken significant steps backward on climate policies from abandoning [go to article]
piping plover

Editorial: Protecting piping plovers helps keep NJ natural, wildlife diverse

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - The choice between foxes and plovers in North Brigantine is a difficult one to make from the heart [go to article]
new jersey solar power, wind energy

Opinion: New Jersey’s clean energy future

MICHELE S. BYERS / NJ CONSERVATION FOUNDATION - Clean energy like solar and wind got a huge boost last week with the passage of a new clean energy bill [go to article]
offshore wind turbine installation

Opinion: Allowing a monopoly on the state’s wind power means higher utility bills

MARKIAN MELNYK / STAR-LEDGER - There are no private highways in New Jersey. Public-works projects are open to all users [go to article]

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