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new jersey environment, recycling, plastic

New Jersey is pushing one of the strictest plastics bans in the nation. But...

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Try to think of something in your life that doesn't involve plastics. Chances are, you won't be able to. Plastic is everywhere [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Murphy

Environmental predictions under Governor Murphy

MARTY M. JUDGE and MITCHELL H. KIZNER / NJ LAW JOURNAL - On Jan. 16, Phillip Murphy will be sworn in as the next governor of New Jersey. As a Democrat [go to article]
nj environment news, cars in traffic

Trump EPA expected to roll back auto gas mileage standards

TOM KRISHER / AP / NJ HERALD - The Trump administration is expected to announce that it will roll back automobile gas mileage and pollution standards that were a pillar [go to article]
Superfund sign

Trump’s latest EPA pick works for company linked to NJ Superfund site

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - The candidate that President Donald Trump has picked to oversee the cleanup of Superfund sites around the country [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]
map of Rockaway Creek

DEP permit would let treated sewage be dumped into Rockaway Creek

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state is moving ahead with a much-litigated permit that would let developers discharge treated sewage into Rockaway Creek [go to article]
Lakewood NJ

Lakewood growth: NJ says township must prove it has enough water

STACEY BARCHENGER / APP.COM - State environmental regulators in a ruling last week dealt a win to residents who want to slow township construction, though the decision [go to article]
NJ Environment News, Trump Pruitt

Trump administration picks new EPA chief for New Jersey and New York

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A New York lawmaker was tapped Thursday by the Trump administration to lead the important U.S. [go to article]
Wind turbines in fog

State rejects Atlantic City offshore-wind project for third time – too pricey

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state has once again rejected a plan to build a small pilot offshore-wind project off Atlantic City, a decision seemingly at odds [go to article]
Murphy announces fracking ban

Murphy: New Jersey backs ban on fracking

DAVID DANZIS / NJ HERALD - New Jersey will join Pennsylvania, New York and Delaware in support of a ban on hydraulic fracturing in the Delaware River Basin [go to article]

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