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Friday, December 14, 2018

Politics & Policy

development, construction, new jersey environment

NJ Supreme Court OKs controversial housing development in protected Highlands

SCOTT FALLON, PHILIP DEVENCENTIS and MARSHA STOLTZ / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A controversial townhouse development slated for an Oakland ridge can be built despite [go to article]
Trenton, Delawre River, new jersey environment

Environmentalists fear Trump water rule could impact Delaware, other area rivers

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - First came rollbacks of air and fuel emissions rules. Now, the Trump administration has proposed a rule it says will boost economic growth [go to article]
Murphy announces fracking ban

More than 100,000 people want to keep fracking out of the Delaware River basin....

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Fracking is still big business in Pennsylvania. More than 7,000 wells in the Keystone State have been sunk into the Marcellus Shale [go to article]
electric vehicle charging station

NJ efforts to roll out zero-emission vehicles taking back seat to other initiatives?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - Are New Jersey’s efforts to electrify its transportation sector, a policy widely endorsed by a diverse coalition of advocates [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Gov. Phil Murphy dumps Chris Christie’s septic plan for Highlands

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy's administration is officially dumping a plan made by his predecessor that would have allowed more development [go to article]
new jersey environment news, air pollution

Enviros turn up heat on governor to stop fossil fuel developments in New Jersey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - More than 50 organizations yesterday launched a campaign calling on Gov. Phil Murphy to impose a moratorium on all new fossil fuel [go to article]
wind turbine, new jersey energy

Murphy urged to expand participation in wind-power initiative

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Murphy administration is being urged to open up a critical part of its offshore wind initiative to a competitive bidding process [go to article]
Wind turbines in fog

NJ begins strategic planning for Murphy’s offshore-wind goals

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state yesterday began engaging stakeholders in how it should craft a strategic plan to develop a robust offshore-wind industry [go to article]
new jersey farmland preservation

Pumping up state spending on open space, land preservation, parks

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is preparing to ramp up spending on open space, farmland and historic preservation to as much as $155 million [go to article]
Bound Brook flood, Hurricane Irene, new jersey

Flood policy standoff tests Democrats’ promise of climate action

CHRISTOPHER FLAVELLE and DAVID SCHULTZ / BLOOMBERG - A Congressional deadlock over flood insurance highlights the difficulty of enacting [go to article]

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