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Saturday, February 24, 2018


Fishing boats, Cape May, NJ

In New Jersey, opponents of offshore drilling gear up for a fight

SUSAN PHILLIPS / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - Jim Lovgren is a third-generation fisherman and captains the Shadowfax. At the Fisherman’s Coop in Point Pleasant [go to article]
Solar installation on commercial rooftop in Secaucus NJ

New incentive for NJ homeowners, businesses to install solar panels

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is giving solar energy a boost by expanding a policy that encourages homeowners and businesses to install panels [go to article]
offshore oil drilling platforms

Denied mic, foes of offshore drilling plan hold rallies

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - With giant inflatable whales, signs that read "Drilling Is Killing," and chants of "Where's our meeting?," opponents [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

Will nuclear subsidy bill kill solar sector?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - A controversial bill to bolster the fortunes of nuclear power in the state may achieve that aim, but it could also deal a crushing blow [go to article]
Penneast pipeline, new jersey environment news

PennEast pipeline seeks eminent domain, plus U.S. marshals to protect workers

JON HURDLE / STATEIMPACT PENNSYLVANIA - The PennEast Pipeline Co. filed eminent domain notices in federal court to obtain access to land owned by dozens of people [go to article]  
nj environment news, solar energy

Op-ed: Support homegrown solar energy this session

ANNE HOSKINS / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Last week, Exelon announced plans to shutter Oyster Creek Nuclear Power Plant a full year in advance of the date mandated by law [go to article]

Environmentalists call for halt to NJ offshore drilling

MICHAEL ARON / NJTV NEWS - “Madness” and “ridiculous” were words used at Wednesday’s news conference on the Asbury Park Boardwalk [go to article]
gas pipeline, new jersey environment

AG rejects PennEast offers for easements on protected lands

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey rejected offers of compensation from the PennEast Pipeline Co. for the right to build its line through [go to article]
Salem Nuclear Power Plant

‘Augmented’ nuclear subsidy bill could cost $4B over 15 years

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Sen. Bob Smith called it greener than Ireland - a bill that aims to bolster a thriving solar sector, enhance state efforts to cut energy use [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

DEP denies PennEast pipeline application

MIKE DEAK / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The state Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has officially denied PennEast's application for permits to construct [go to article]

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