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Sunday, January 17, 2021

Politics & Policy

Offshore oil drilling rig

Outrage, name-calling fuel drama at a hearing about offshore drilling

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - In one room, members of the public calmly questioned federal scientists about the ins and outs of offshore drilling [go to article]
Plastic bag in tree

Shore towns ban plastic bags, say they dirty beaches, hurt wildlife

FRANK KUMMER / PHILLY.COM - Bob Schoelkopf took a hose and sprayed down a gray seal pup that remained quiet as two other seals bellowed [go to article]
straws

Lambertville passes comprehensive single-use plastic ban, set to start in 2020

BOB MAKIN / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - In the wake of Gov. Phil Murphy’s recent veto of legislation to place a 5-cent fee on the purchase of plastic grocery bags [go to article]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

New Jersey asks appeals court to review FERC’s approval of PennEast pipeline

JON HURDLE / STATEIMPACT - One of the first acts of Gurbir Grewal when he became New Jersey’s attorney general was to ask the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [go to article]
Offshore oil drilling rig

New Jersey ready to ban offshore drilling, thwart Trump plan

WAYNE PARRY / AP / U.S. NEWS & WORLD REPORT - New Jersey is prepared to thwart President Donald Trump's plan for offshore oil and gas drilling by enacting [go to article]
Shell oil gas station

These 3 oil companies agree to pay $196 M for pollution in N.J.

MICHAEL SOL WARREN / NJ.COM - Three large oil companies have agreed to pay New Jersey nearly $200 million in settlements over a pollution lawsuit [go to story]
Hoboken food, Sandy, new jersey

Does rain tax have a chance of taming state’s stormwater runoff?

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - It’s been a system that has been used by most states to deal with an issue that has vexed policymakers in New Jersey for years [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Lawmakers flush Christie’s septic plan for Highlands reservoir region down the drain

SCOTT FALLON / NORTHJERSEY.COM - A plan by the Christie administration to allow more development in the most protected regions of the Highlands was shot down [go to article]
jersey shore, new jersey environment

Making the public welcome on New Jersey’s beaches and waterfronts

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT - The Legislature is once again trying to guarantee the public's access to beaches and waterfronts in New Jersey [go to article]
new jersey environment news, highlands

Murphy just put his stamp on this key N.J. environmental council

ROB JENNINGS / NJ.COM - Gov. Phil Murphy is making a big move at the N.J. Highlands Council [go to article]

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