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Mcguire-Lakehurst Military Base

PFAS levels at NJ base 24,000 times higher than proposed federal standard – study

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Water sources at New Jersey’s Joint Base McGuire-Dix-Lakehurst contained levels of toxic PFAS chemicals that were up to 24,000 times higher [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

Does NJ need stormwater utilities to stem polluted runoff and flooding?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Until the state and towns begin addressing pollution caused by stormwater runoff, New Jersey will be hard-pressed [go to article]
water drop

Editorial: NJ shows nation how to get toxic chemical out of drinking water

PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Usually it’s not a bad idea to let the federal government set the allowable standards for toxic substances in the nation’s water [go to article]
Delaware Bayshore, New Jersey

Wide range of groups gather to talk about protecting Delaware Watershed

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - Rodale Institute’s Diana Martin traveled from her company headquarters in Kutztown, Pennsylvania, to be [go to article]
water, NJ environment news

Editorial: N.J., no thanks to Trump, is working to protect drinking water

TIMES OF TRENTON - New Jersey is leading where the federal government is failing to protect the public from toxic chemicals tainting our drinking water [go to article]
sewer grate, new jersey

Opinion: We need real solutions to N.J. water woes

CHRIS STURM / APP.COM - Few things are better than spending a day at the Jersey Shore. However, this summer the region that in 2017 contributed half of the state’s [go to article]
water drop

As public concern about PFAS climbs, EPA urged to set enforceable standard

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Clean-water advocates and U.S. lawmakers pressed the federal Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday to set an enforceable [go to article]
fresh water

State first to regulate PFNA in drinking water

MICHELLE BRUNETTI POST / PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY - New Jersey has become the first state to adopt a safe drinking water standard for one of the most toxic [go to article]
new jersey environment news, water quality

Advocates say PFAS bills would tighten federal control over chemicals

JON HURDLE / STATEIMPACT - Clean water advocates in Pennsylvania are welcoming proposed new federal legislation to curb the presence of toxic PFAS chemicals in drinking [go to article]
new jersey environment, delaware river

Grants awarded to improve health of Delaware River watershed

NATIONAL FISH AND WILDLIFE FOUNDATION - The National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF) today announced 13 grant awards totaling $2.2 million for water quality [go to article]

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