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Pallone accuses White House of trying to suppress report on PFCs in drinking water

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Lawmakers and environmentalists are urging the federal government to release a report recommending tight new limits on a class of chemicals [go to article]
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Wetlands restoration on Newark Bay protects against flooding, improves water quality

MIKE SMITH / NJ ENVIRONMENT NEWS - Jet passengers flying into Newark International Airport or car drivers zipping along the New Jersey Turnpike may not think [go to article]
new jersey environment, water, stream

State still struggling with stormwater runoff, can new bill help?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is reviving a decade-old idea to help New Jersey address a $15 billion problem to better manage stormwater runoff [go to article]
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Newark may go to court to defend lead levels in its drinking water

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The city of Newark and the acting commissioner of the state Department of Environmental Protection are facing a court battle over unsafe levels [go to article]
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Attention, New Jersey: You’re treating our rivers like ‘garbage cans.’ Stop.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - It is Earth Day weekend 2018, and around the Garden State thousands of volunteers will wade into streams and rivers to pull hundreds of tires [go to article]
delaware bay, new jersey environment

Will Murphy let company dump treated wastewater into Delaware River?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - At one time, the sprawling 1,455-acre DuPont Chambers Work facility was the largest commercial wastewater treatment plant [go to article]
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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]
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Swamp microbe has pollution-munching power

SCIENCE DAILY - Sewage treatment may be an unglamorous job, but bacteria are happy to do it. Sewage plants rely on bacteria to remove environmental toxins [go to article]
Farm on Delaware River, Warren County, NJ

William Penn Foundation gives $42M to protect Delaware River, bringing total to $100M

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Philadelphia’s William Penn Foundation says it is injecting an additional $42 million into protecting the Delaware River watershed [go to article]
oil in water, pollution

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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