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Thursday, June 21, 2018


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PFOA: No one knows how much of the cancer-causing chemical is in our water

RUSS ZIMMER / APP.COM - Drinking water contamination from a family of industrial chemicals linked to cancer and other health problems is not just a New Jersey [go to article]

Notorious Toms River Superfund site gets 5 more years of water testing

JEAn MIKLE / APP.COM - When will Reich Farm be taken off the Superfund list? The answer, it appears, is not anytime soon [go to article]
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Making sure Murphy administration makes environmental justice a priority

COLLEEN O'DEA / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Environmental and urban community activists met with officials from the new administration in Trenton on Wednesday in an effort to ensure [go to article]
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Dr. King said segregation harms us all. Environmental research shows he was right.

KENDRA PIERRE-LOUIS / NY TIMES - A half-century ago, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. was killed in Memphis on the balcony of the Lorraine Motel. To get to the site [go to article]
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Murphy administration tries to stop environmentalists from contesting Exxon settlement

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - In a move that surprised environmentalists, the Murphy administration has filed court papers to block an appeal by advocacy groups [go to article]
Pompton Lake, NJ, cleanup area

Cleanup nears end for Pompton Lake, a regional backup water supply contaminated by DuPont

JAMES O'NEILL / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Dump trucks loaded with sand have started to roll into Pompton Lakes for the final phase of a controversial cleanup [go to article]
Edgewater NJ Quanta Superfund site

EPA begins monitoring air in residential areas for fumes wafting from Edgewater Superfund site

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Environmental regulators have begun monitoring the air at residential developments near the Quanta Superfund [go to article]

Lead exposure remains a persistent problem for Newark’s kids

BRIANA VANNOZZI / NJTV NEWS - Each time a window with chipping, lead-based paint opens or closes, it’s causing harmful exposure. It takes the equivalent [go to article]
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New Jersey looks to $50m bond issue to fund stormwater management

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey may finally be coming up with some financing to tackle one of its most expensive and intractable pollution problems [go to article]
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How Pruitt’s EPA is delaying, weakening and repealing air pollution rules

MARIANNE LAVELLE / INSIDECLIMATE NEWS - It is a seemingly pro-environment promise in an administration with almost none of them [go to article]

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