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new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

Toms River cancer cluster: Will environmental rollbacks bring back ‘toxic’ towns?

JEAN MIKLE / ASBURY PARK PRESS - Linda Gillick remembers it all like it was yesterday. Seated in an oversize armchair in her living room after a recent fall, she recalled [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Map zeroes in on pollution in Delaware River watershed

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It is the longest free-flowing river east of the Mississippi, the source of drinking water for more than 15 million people [go to article]
beach and seawater

More syringes are washing up on Jersey beaches. It’s a problem that starts miles...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN and ALEX NAPOLIELLO / NJ.COM - The images were disturbing: hypodermic needles, syringes and vials of blood washed ashore miles of beaches [go to article]
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Praise and concern over NJ’s plan to sue over pollution

MIKE CATALINI / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey's new push to sue people and companies responsible for pollution has environmental groups [go to article]
Governor Phil Murphy

With lawsuits, New Jersey signals tougher stance on the environment

MARIANA ALFARO and RICK ROJAS / NY TIMES - New Jersey officials announced on Wednesday that they were pursuing several lawsuits targeting former industrial sites [go to article]
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N.J. to fight Trump’s rollback of pollution standards for cars

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - New Jersey officials will try to block President Donald Trump's proposed rollback of automobile mileage and emission standards [go to article]
Tractor trailer

EPA tried to ease rule on truck pollution but backs off … for now

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Reversing course, the federal Environmental Protection Agency has decided against blocking enforcement of a new rule aimed [go to article]

New Jersey releases fish advisories for PFAS

KYLE BAGENSTOSE / BURLINGTON COUNTY TIMES - The New Jersey DEP has released consumption limits for fish in chemical-laden waterways, including Burlington County’s [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

N.J. finds PFNAs, ‘chemicals of emerging concern,’ in some recreational fishing waters

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - For the first time, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection has tested for man-made “chemicals of emerging concern” [go to article]
Tractor trailer

They’re called ‘gliders,’ and they are big polluters. N.J. wants them off the roads

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Keep those "super-polluting" trucks off the road: New Jersey's air is dirty enough. That's the message that the Murphy administration [go to article]  

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