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new jersey environment, water, stream

Trump Administration rolls back clean water protections

LISA FRIEDMAN and CORAL DAVENPORT / NY TIMES - The Trump administration on Thursday announced the repeal of a major Obama-era clean water regulation [go to article]
new jersey solar power, wind energy

BPU urged to delve into cost impacts of energy plan

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The final public hearing on a draft energy master plan for New Jersey closed yesterday with more questions than answers amid complaints [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

U.S. court says PennEast can’t condemn state-owned property in New Jersey. What does it...

CHRISTINA TATU / THE MORNING CALL - In a decision that could have implications for Pennsylvania landowners in the path of PennEast’s $1 billion natural gas pipeline [go to article]
lead poisoning, paint, new jersey environment

EPA faulted for not doing enough to protect kids against lead at home

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Environmental Protection Agency’s office of inspector general yesterday faulted the federal agency for having [go to article]

Legislators note slow progress on state’s water quality management law

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - Lawmakers expressed disappointment Tuesday with the response to the state’s new water quality management law during a hearing [go to article]
new jersey environment news, Trump

Your electric bills would rise under Trump plan that could help coal industry

JONATHAN D. SALANT / NJ.COM - Electric rates for New Jersey homeowners could rise more than $4 a month under a Trump administration proposal [go to article]
new jersey environment, pollution, epa, superfund

New Jersey updates law for cleaning up polluted sites

JOHN HERZFELD / BLOOMBERG - A newly enacted New Jersey law updates the state’s system for cleaning up polluted sites—and more changes may be in the works [go to article]

Proposed Meadowlands District Master Plan 2020 seeks climate change resiliency efforts

TERI WEST / JERSEY JOURNAL - The Meadowlands district is ever transforming both in development on the Hackensack River’s shores and the ecosystems [go to article]
Empower New Jersey protest

Does Murphy’s energy plan for New Jersey deserve praise or rebuke? Depends who you...

ALEXIS SHANES and SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy's proposed energy master plan, which outlines clean energy goals for New Jersey [go to article]

In Bergen, critics push back hard against governor’s Energy Master Plan

BRENDA FLANAGAN / NJTV NEWS - A chorus of dissent is building over Gov. Phil Murphy’s master plan for New Jersey’s energy future, with advocates [go to article]

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