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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]
Oyster Creek nuclear plant new jersey

Nuclear subsidy bill re-engineered as three separate measures

TOM JOHNSON / NJ SPOTLIGHT -Trying to break an impasse, lawmakers and the governor’s office have apparently agreed to jointly move three bills [go to article]
nj environment news, railroad tracks

NJ Senate revives Weinberg’s oil train transparency bill Chris Christie vetoed

CURTIS TATE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - The New Jersey Senate Transportation Committee approved an oil train transparency bill on Monday, reviving an effort [go to article]

The six stages of Trump’s resistance

PETER ELKIND / PROPUBLICA - In the grand scheme of his many legal and regulatory conflicts, President Donald Trump’s spats with state regulators over damaged wetlands [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]
pipeline, energy, natural gas, new jersey

Hunterdon County freeholders join legal fight against PennEast

MIKE DEAK / MYCENTRALJERSEY.COM - The Hunterdon County freeholders have joined the legal fight to challenge PennEast's use of eminent domain to acquire private property [go to article]

NJ Attorney General calls on Congress to fully fund EPA

TAPINTO.NET - Attorney General Gurbir S. Grewal announced Friday that he has joined a coalition of state attorneys general calling on Congress to ensure [go to article]

New Jersey Future forum focuses on redevelopment

LEAH MISHKIN / NJTV NEWS - “How do we create those great places that are walkable, that are compact, that are dense, where companies want to move [go to article]
Wind energy

Wind energy eyes restart in N.J. with Gov. Phil Murphy in office

ANDREW MAYKUTH / PHILLY.COM - After building New Jersey’s only wind-energy complex here in 2005, Paul J. Gallagher teamed up with a group of commercial [go to article]
development, construction, new jersey environment

Judge says NJ towns must allow affordable housing, maybe more than 150,000 new units

NICHOLAS PUGLIESE / NORTHJERSEY.COM - In a ruling that could shape the way towns across the state look and have an impact on schools and traffic [go to article]

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