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Saturday, September 22, 2018


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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]
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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]
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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]
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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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Not just Jersey City and Newark: All of N.J. suffers from dirty air, report...

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It doesn't matter where you are in New Jersey: There's a good chance you are breathing dirty air [go to article]
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New law ‘turns on the spigot’ at old plant that treats wastewater on Delaware...

BILL GALLO, JR. / NJ.COM - A South Jersey company could soon again be processing millions of gallons of hazardous wastewater and dumping the residue into the Delaware [go to article]
plastic bag in tree

Law that would put 5-cent fee on plastic, paper bags up in air as...

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It was only a single line-item veto in a $37.4 billion state budget, but it has fueled speculation over the fate of a controversial bill [go to article]

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