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air pollution, smokestack

NJ puts new rule in place to limit air pollution from soot

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The state yesterday adopted a rule that aims to keep New Jersey in compliance with [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]
solar, wind energy

Getting to 2030 renewable levels without going broke

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey can rely on renewable energy to produce one-third of its electricity by 2030 while essentially [go to article]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

N.J. lawmakers revive nuclear subsidy plan that could raise $300M for PSEG

NICHOLAS PUGLIESE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Lawmakers have revived a controversial bill to raise electric rates in New Jersey to help two [go to article]
New Jersey Environment News, climate change, Seaside, Jersey Shore

NJ joins suit to stop EPA from easing rules on chemical linked to climate...

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey is joining other states in trying to block the Environmental Protection Agency from easing rules that limited the use of a potent [go to article]

Pallone promises to hit the ground running with climate change hearings next session

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - A battle is brewing over environmental policy. In the face of multiple scientific studies concluding climate change is a growing threat [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]
solar, wind energy

The most effective clean energy policy gets the least love

DAVID ROBERTS / VOX - Back in the 1990s and 2000s, when Democrats had more power in state governments, 29 states [go to article]
PennEast Pipeline protest

New Jersey Attorney General says federal judge erred in PennEast Pipeline ruling

JON HURDLE / NJ SPOTLIGHT - New Jersey’s attorney general says PennEast Pipeline Co. can’t legally sue the state for access to more than 40 parcels of protected land [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

Murphy, other N.J. politicians make last pitch against Trump oil drilling proposal

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy and the entire 14-member New Jersey congressional delegation stood in unison Friday in opposition [go to article]

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